These are the hardest dog breeds to train

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Beagle

A skilled hunting dog, the Beagle can be hard to train because they have a strong focus on the smells around them and a genetic inclination to follow scent trails.

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Catahoula Leopard Dog

Bred to brave the swamps of Louisiana, these canines were used as protection, primarily from wild hogs

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Siberian husky

Siberian huskies were bred to think independently, which can make them less responsive to traditional training methods.

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Afghan Hound

With its elegant snout and sleek long hair, the Afghan Hound has a dazzling appearance. But you might have a hard time training this dog because they tend towards aloofness.

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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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