DOGS WITH INDEPENDENT NATURE

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Kuvasz

This Hungarian breed was bred for guarding livestock in frigid temperatures. Used to going days without any human guidance, a strong pup can really do some damage if not properly trained.

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Basset Hound

Originally bred to be scent hounds, the Basset Hound is otherwise quite lazy. Thankfully, they're easily motivated by food

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Borzoi

Russian Wolfhound, the Borzoi is fast and will chase anything that moves. Make sure to start with short training sessions and don't forget treats for when they've done well.

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Bullmastiff

Originally bred to protect estates in Victorian England, these natural guard dogs can be challenging to train due to their independent nature.

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Jack Russell Terrier

This small, powerful breed was bred for fox hunting. They have a very high prey drive, which makes them one of the hardest dogs to train.

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Chow Chow

The Chow Chow has been bred for centuries in China, where they first earned their reputation as a royal dog.

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Basenji

A calm dog breed, the Basenji is highly independent and doesn't bark very much. But their independent and selective personality can be a challenge, especially in distracting environments.

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Bloodhound

Bloodhounds are hunting dogs known for their exceptional sense of smell. However, their instincts and self-reliance can pose a challenge during training.

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Chihuahua

As the world's smallest dogs, Chihuahuas are also one of the most aggressive and independent breeds, a combination that makes them hard to train.

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Malamute

Similar to huskies, the malamute is a cold-weather breed known for its strong sense of independence. They're also not very motivated by food, toys, or pleasing their owners.

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Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees were bred to operate on their own agenda, as they guarded sheep and rarely relied on human command.

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Border Collie

This loyal and high-energy breed is known for herding sheep over vast distances throughout Scotland and England.

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