Dogs differ greatly in character depending on their breed. There is a tendency to think that the loudest, most rebellious and annoying are usually the little ones, to the detriment of the largest, who seem to have much more temperance. But when it comes down to it, the factor that most affects a dog’s temperament is not the breed or size, but simply the age: one that is more than ten years old will not act the same as one that has just turned three, due to because logically their energy decreases Puppy Dog Training.
The next element that influences the good or bad character of the dog is usually the environment in which it has grown up: depending on where it has developed and the problems it has had to face, it will have one personality or another. Something that is inevitably influenced by the way you were educated. One of the greatest experts in the canine world, Stanley Coren, postulates that 51% of his intelligence comes from his genes, while 49% from environmental factors, as emphasized in an article published in Petflife magazine.
So, what are the dog breeds that tend to behave the worst, if we eliminate the variable of environment and age? This is the following classification that Coren makes of the most disobedient dogs, in case you are thinking of adopting one of them and do not want to decide only by its appearance, which in the end ends up being the determining factor when making the decision, unfortunately.
This cute dog makes the list as it is an extremely intelligent dog, according to Coren, which makes them much more resistant to training. According to the expert, he is so intelligent that he takes advantage of his beautiful appearance to do what he wants with his master.
The basset hound
Another dog that, despite being very cute, also has great intelligence that it uses to never follow its master’s instructions. This is because he prefers to follow what his sense of smell tells him rather than the imposed orders.
This dog, which Coren describes as “super disobedient”, stands out for being stubborn as hell. Of course, once you have trained him, he will not separate from you due to the great affection they profess towards his master.
Behind that very ‘cuddly’ appearance lies a very libertine soul. According to the specialist, these dogs have a great temperament, which is why they stand out as pack leaders who are difficult to get from their position. They are cunning to a fault , using their innocent appearance to try to dominate everyone.
This one stands out from the others because he prefers to follow his own instincts rather than having fixed orders. It doesn’t matter if it is large or small, it will stand out for its great strength compared to the rest of the races and, above all, for its intelligence, seeking to get its way every time it has the opportunity.