As a self-made dog rights advocate, I’ve always supported the saying that “all dogs are good.” But when it comes to dog intelligence, owning more than five breeds over the years has made me realize that some dog breeds are harder to train than others, which is one of the main qualities used to list the dumbest dog breeds.
The Afghan Hound is the dumbest dog, according to Stanley Coren’s famous book, “The Intelligence of Dogs”. The Basenji and the Bulldog follow in second and third place while the Chow Chow, Borzoi, and Bloodhound complete the list of the dumbest five dog breeds respectively.
This article discusses 34 of the dumbest dog breeds. In other words, those that may be innately smart but are a bit slower in picking commands and require extra time and patience in training, and are either rough or reserved when relating with humans and other animals.