Do you want to have a dog that can fetch, stay, roll over, plus many other tricks? If having a well-trained dog is your goal, but you don't have the time to work with stubborn or hard to train dogs, you may want to consider one of the following breeds:
1. Border Collie
Just watching these dogs in a dog park is proof enough that border collies live to work. They are always on task, and love to please. It is almost so easy to train a border collie that you don't even have to do any work.
Be warned, though - while training a border collies relatively easy, they MUST be worked regularly. Border collies don't just love to please and be put to work, but they actually really NEED to be working most of the time. Otherwise, this high-energy breed can be trouble if not allowed tasks to release energy.
2. German Shepherd
Do you think it is a mistake that German Shepherds are regularly used in the police force, military, protection services, and drug enforcement? Of course not!
Just a little bit of work and love will give you a dog that will be waiting for your next command. German Shepherds are also one of the most lovable companions!
3. Golden Retriever
These dogs may seem goofy, and they are! But, they also want to please their owners. With the combination of willingness to please and their extremely loving attitude, it is no wonder that Golden Retrievers are commonly used in retirement homes and hospitals, as well as being service dogs.
Golden Retrievers are highly recommended for families with children. Not only can you train them so you don't have to have another "child" to worry about, but they will look out for and love your children.
4. Labrador Retriever
Just like the Golden Retriever, Labs have such a willingness to please that they are the most common service animals. It doesn't take much to train a Labrador Retriever, and will always be by your side.
5. Standard Poodle
Results from several studies indicate that Standard Poodles may be the most intelligent of all dogs. They love to work for their owners, so they are a very frequent and visible entrant in AKC dog shows. They aren't just pretty. These dogs love to be trained!