These dogs are the smartest.

The royal Gordon setters were originally intended to hunt, the American Kennel Club says they are reliable, smart, and strong.

New owners find these terriers rowdy, but with training, they become loyal and protective, according to PetPonder.

Your Purebred Puppy says Old English Sheepdogs are kind, easygoing, and need attention. They are excellent watchdogs and thrive in protective environments.

The original "gun dog" for field game shooting, English Springer Spaniels are obedient in tracking and hunting and make great pets.

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Australia Cattle Dogs are alert and curious Herding Group breeds with a "instinctual ability" to control other animals, according to the American Kennel Club.

Tervs—Belgian Tervurens—are smart and independent. Their intellectual self-sufficiency can get dogs into danger if not trained, according to the American Kennel Club.

Johnson thinks lean proteins may retard blood sugar increases. Sirloin tips and pork loin are lean options, although skinless chicken and turkey are more visible.

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