14 Breeds Whose Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

14 Breeds Whose Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Dogs make everything better, especially when they are hard-working and willing to help get the job done! These breeds excel at working as a team:

1. Border Collie

The Border Collie, noted by some as the most intelligent breed of dog, is an energetic and athletic breed that excels at herding livestock.


2. Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky, one of the breeds descended from the original sled dog, is an energetic breed with a hereditary desire to work and run.


3. American English Coonhound

The American English Coonhound is an affectionate, sociable hunting dog, renowned for its speed and endurance.


4. German Shepherd

German Shepherds are one of the most popular breed of dog for police and scent detection work. They are highly regarded for their intelligence, speed, strength, and keen sense of smell.


5. Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retreiver is the most popular breed of dog in the US, and is often trained for disability assistance, like guiding the visually impaired or blind.


6. Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois is a smart, confident, loyal breed, and is frequently used as a military working dog.


7. Golden Retriever

The friendly, sociable temperament of a Golden Retriever makes it a popular choice for service and therapy dog work.


8. Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees is a protective, loyal breed that has been entrusted with guarding livestock for hundreds of years.


9. Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherds are a loving, sociable, energetic breed, historically valued for their ability to herd and protect livestock on the open-range.


10. Newfoundland

Newfoundlands are a patient, loyal breed that are frequently used for water based rescue work.


11. Portuguese Water Dog

The Portuguese Water Dog was originally bred for a variety of water based work like herding fish into fisherman’s nets, or serving as a four-footed courier between ships (stop that’s adorable). Today the Portuguese Water Dog is still a hard-working, obedient, water-loving breed.


12. Brittany

The Brittany, a gun dog specifically used for hunting birds, is an energetic, highly-trainable breed.


13. Weimaraner

The Weimaraner’s energy and versatility in the field makes it a fearless, obedient hunting dog, as well as a loyal companion.


14. German Wirehaired Pointer

The German Wirehaired Pointer, a rugged hunting dog, is an affectionate, eager, enthusiastic and deeply loyal breed.

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Sources: AKC, The Intelligence of Dogs, The Siberian Husky, The History of Australian ShepardsPortuguese Water Dog, American Brittany Rescue,,,