11 Hardest Dogs to Train That Need Your Love and Patience

Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terriers are known for being stubborn and having a strong will. They are smart dogs that learn commands fast, but they will test you to see if you really mean it. 

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Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd is hard to train because they are strong-willed and don't want to learn. Australian Shepherds are very smart, so it's not that they don't like training or that they aren't smart.

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Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamutes are smart dogs that need to do things to keep them happy and healthy. They don't like being alone for long amounts of time and get bored quickly.

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Chow Chow

The Chow Chow is not a breed for everyone. They can be willful, independent, and difficult to train.

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Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees is a dog that is very smart. Because they don't care much about making their pet mom happy, they are hard to train. 

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Greyhounds are friendly dogs, but they can also be hard to train because they are stubborn.

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Weimaraner has a strong sense of freedom. This breed is not known for being too submissive or loyal, which can make it hard to train. 

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Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is a working dog that was developed to pull sleds through the world's coldest places. They have a tendency to be stubborn and strong-willed, which makes it hard to train them.

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Basset Hound

Basset Hounds are known for being independent, stubborn, and not very eager to please. They are also quickly distracted and don't listen as well when they are being trained.

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Akitas are hard to train because they are very independent and don't always do well when they are told what to do. 

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Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terriers are very smart, but they are also known for being stubborn and having their own mind. Even if it means going against what their owners tell them, these dogs do things their own way. 

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