They say that dogs They are man’s best friends, but they are also characterized by being highly intelligent animals and this was demonstrated thanks to a study carried out by the University of Helsinki (Finland). In the analysis it was determined that all races have their particularity, but there is one that stands out more. Do you know what it is?
During the recent times, many people started to adopt dogs and have made them part of their families; however, what few know is that dogs they are very smart in their different races.
To reach this conclusion the University of Helsinki carried out an important investigation where it was demonstrated which is the most outstanding breed. The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports, as reported by Antena 3.
It should be specified that the study is entitled “Breed differences in social cognition, inhibitory control, and spatial problem-solving ability in the domestic dog..
WHAT IS THE MOST INTELLIGENT BREED OF DOG?
The researchers of the University of Helsinki determined that the most intelligent breed of dog is the Belgian shepherd malinois also known as “police dog”. The study indicates that what differentiates this breed from the others is related to tasks of “social cognition, problem solving and self-control”.
WHICH BREED CAME IN SECOND AND THIRD PLACE?
Same as him Belgian shepherd malinois There are other dogs that stand out for their great intelligence.
The race also appears in the ranking border collie, in second place; while third place belongs to Hovawart. Fourth place goes to spanish water dog.
WHAT TESTS DID THE DOGS PASS?
Antenna 3 specified that the dogs went through several tests. These are:
- Understanding of human communicative gestures.
- Behavior with unknown people.
- Activity level in a new environment.
- How to solve problems.
- Control in a cylinder test.
- Persistence in difficult tasks.
WHAT IS THE BELGIAN SHEPHERD MALINOIS LIKE?
the breed dog Belgian shepherd malinois It is considered one of the most intelligent dogs in the world. For this reason, many have wanted to know more about these dogs.
In this sense, the Purina.es portal points out that this breed of dog is characterized by having short hair and is medium-sized with a square appearance.
It could sometimes be confused with the German Shepherd breed, but the Malinois is a bit squarer when seen in profile.
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