The 11 Dumbest Dog Breeds: Cute But Stupid? Let’s Find Out

1. Pug

Even though they are one of the most loving and affectionate pets, they can be really stubborn.

2. French Bulldog

Frenchies will require a bit of positive reinforcement to make them actually listen to you.

3. English Bulldog

English Bulldogs can be really stubborn, which causes headaches while trying to train them.

4. Maltese

Maltese dogs are pretty good at manipulating their owners, but they also can be disobedient.

5. Coton De Tulear

These tiny pooches can also sometimes be a little bit stubborn and difficult to housebreak.

6. Chihuahua

Chis usually act way too brave and confident, even against much bigger opponents.

7. Lhasa Apso

The short attention span of a Lhasa Apso along with a bit of stubbornness, makes training a challenge.

8. Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus are playful and outgoing, but also mischievous, and don’t take training seriously at all.

9. Pekingese

Not only are Pekingese dogs not used to obedience and training, but they also have a dominant and stubborn nature.

10. Basenji

Many dog owners will find their uninterested attitude really frustrating and dumbish, but it is just how they are.

11. Chow Chow

Chow Chow's stubborn, grumpy, and strong-willed nature might be really difficult to break through.