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6 Obedient Dog Breeds With The Best Recall

Any dog ​​has the potential to be your best friend, but some breeds are known to be super loyal companions with a brilliant recall. From Border Collies to Shetland Sheepdogs, these obedient puppies will always come when called.

“Obedience is one of the most rewarding activities dog owners can participate in with their furry friend,” said Bill Lambert of the Kennel Club. country life. “As one of the many disciplines that can be practiced at Crufts, competitive obedience showcases the training you and your dog have achieved, through a series of obedience tests, and demonstrates how your dog can be obedient and well trained.”

Remember that the behavior and attitude of any dog ​​depends on its training, socialization and individual personality. On that note, take a look at obedient dogs with the best recall…

1. border collie

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“The Border Collie is an all-around superstar in canine activities, including obedience, but also agility and herding. In fact, Border Collies were originally bred to work with sheep and cattle. , many still work as farm dogs, so they’re perfectly suited to the discipline of obedience,” Bill tells us.

“They are an intelligent, happy and hard-working breed, who can make a very loving pet, but they need active owners who can provide the mental and physical exercise they need.”

2. Labrador Retrievers

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“Consistently topping the list of the most popular dog breeds in the UK, Labradors are a versatile breed that have also proven adept in the obedience ring,” adds Bill. “Due to their friendliness, friendly nature and positive energy, Labradors have become a family favorite, but they are also equally adept at working as guide dogs or service dogs.”

3. Australian shepherd

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“As their name suggests, the Australian Shepherd was originally bred as a herding dog and as such enjoys exercise that satisfies their herding instincts. Their friendliness and obedience make them perfect for disciplines based on instructions and planned choreography, such as obedience or heel work to music,” says Bill.

“Their active nature requires an owner who can provide them with more than two hours of exercise a day, as well as access to a large garden.”

4. Shetland Sheepdog

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“Although they are most recognizable by their beautiful, rich coats, Shetland Sheepdogs are also strong, active and intelligent sheepdogs native to the Shetland Islands. They tend to be easy to train and excel in many activities. canines, including agility and obedience, but can also be a calm companion for less active owners.”

5. english springer spaniel

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“English Springer Spaniels are medium-sized, active dogs that enjoy exploring the outdoors. With their friendly disposition, intelligence and devoted nature, they are well suited to the discipline of obedience.”

6. Curly Coated Retriever

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Bill tells us: “A vulnerable native British breed, the Curly Coated Retriever is considered the oldest of the Retriever breeds. A densely packed blanket of curls is what gives this elegant gun dog breed its name, and much like its cousins​ ​Retriever is an intelligent, friendly and reliable breed, and it is these qualities that are crucial for success in obedience.”

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