Special Report

The Most Obedient Dog Breeds

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5. Doberman Pinscher
> Attributes: Fearless, loyal, alert
> Typical size: 24-28 inches, 60-100 pounds
> Life expectancy: 10-12 years

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4. Golden Retriever
> Attributes: Friendly, Intelligent, devoted
> Typical size: 21.5-24 inches, 55-75 pounds
> Life expectancy: 10-12 years

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3. German Shepherd
> Attributes: Confident, courageous, smart
> Typical size: 22-26 inches, 50-90 pounds
> Life expectancy: 7-10 years

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2. Poodle
> Attributes: Active, proud, very smart
> Typical size: over 15 inches, 40-70 pounds
> Life expectancy: 10-18 years

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1. Border Collie
> Attributes: Affectionate, smart, energetic
> Typical size: 18-22 inches, 30-55 pounds
> Life expectancy: 12-15 years

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