Aussies are uncannily smart and independent, with strong herding instincts that means they'll want to stick close to you.
Good-natured and easygoing, a basset hound has a great sense of humor and a couch-potato sensibility. They're stubborn and can be on the lazy side, sometimes making them challenging to train.
GSPs can run, run, run — and then for a nice change, run some more. If you've got an active family, this might be the dog for you. High marks in smarts,
Huskies are clever, happy and eager to please. They're friendly by nature but also very hard-headed. This high-energy dog prefers to spend lots of time outdoors, especially if you live in a cooler climate.
Both Timmy and Lassie can attest to the devoted nature of Collies. These active yet affectionate herders can follow commands quickly and accurately, but be forewarned: They do tend to be pretty vocal.
It's no wonder that Labradors remain the most popular breed in the U.S.; these pooches are intelligent, friendly and loyal.
While we often think of poodles for their showstopping appearance, these pooches are more than meets the eye. They're known for their superior intelligence,
Given their legendary loyalty, Airedale Terriers are extremely trustworthy with children. They're eager to please and quick learners,
Though they have a large and powerful stature, Newfoundlands are also known for their sweet temperament.