Dogs are very intelligent animals and can learn new things every day and at any age, but not all dog breeds are equally predisposed to receive orders
The difficulty in educating or training a dog is based on factors such as intelligence and personality but also depends on the context, the method used and the relationship with his master or trainer.
Here is the list of some of the most difficult dog breeds to be trained and less able to receive orders due to their independent character or inactivity. This list also contains the dog breeds that are most likely to escape.
The most difficult dogs to train
The Afghan: when talking about the personality of this dog, many compare it with one of the cats, so you can already have an idea of the challenge that represents to train it. For your training, it is very important to constantly encourage the dog to reward you every time it responds correctly.
The Basset Hound: This is a dog moved by its sense of smell. When the Basset catches an odor it is very difficult that it responds to the orders that we give to him at that moment. The training strategy generally used is to use good smelling aromas that attract him.
The Mastiff is a breed of very large dog that takes advantage of its large size to ignore. During their training, the game technique is used to capture their attention and obtain good results.
The Bulldog: This dog so famous, all it wants is to eat and sleep. The difficulties of their training are evident, although the main one lies in their inactivity. In the process of training, we should encourage physical activity and exercise, as well as provide a diet that gives a good amount of energy.
The Pitbull: Just seeing their faces is easy to guess that they are part of the club of dogs that are more difficult to train. This breed is quite dominant and very challenging with its masters. Therefore, your training includes games and toys in order to help relax it and prevent you from feeling overwhelmed.
The Chow Chow stands out for its special temperament and dominant personality. It is a breed with which you have to have a lot of patience and above all, you have to work with great constancy. Firmness in your training is essential.
The Borzoi: is a breed is quite egocentric, vain and independent. Therefore, training them is so complicated that they rarely obey. In its educational process, the prizes are used as incentive and reward and games to motivate it to work and to respond in an appropriate way.
The Beagle: it is a very playful breed and to which the wild instincts still dominate it. Therefore he does not usually heed the orders we give him. As with the Basset Hound, treats are used in the training to catch its attention.
The Dalmatian: his hyperactivity and excess energy along with his intelligence do not follow orders very well. When training them, we must also combat their attention deficit. That is why interactive toys are used that is an intellectual challenge for the dog.
Pug: He is very contented and often refuses to comply with the orders. For them, rewards are essential if we want them to obey us.
Other breeds of dogs also difficult to train, although to a lesser extent are, Shih Tzu, Bloodhound, and Basenji. The Chihuahua also deserves a mention.
You can access more information about the breeds of dogs commented on by pressing the name of each one or accessing a general list of all breeds of dogs.