The Afghan hound has the lowest IQ of all dog breeds, but its luxurious coat, energetic personality and playfulness make it a beloved pet.
The basenji may not be "dumb" but is independent, fastidious and "catlike", leading some to call it dumb. Perhaps it should get the same latitude as cats,
English bulldogs are known for their sweet, docile temperament and are among the least likely to bite. Despite ranking low in intelligence, they may simply be lazy, not dumb.
Chow chows are among the dumbest dog breeds, but are quite adept at what they were bred for: mainly being eaten as food in some countries.
Borzoi are fast but dumb, challenging to train, but loyal hunting companions. They need mental stimulation, patience, consistency and good humor.
The Bloodhound is affectionate but not very smart. It's a master hunter, leveraging its sense of smell rather than sight, and its distractibility can make it seem dumb
Pekingese dogs lavish affection on their families, friendly to strangers and children, but not likely to play fetch. koren ranks this Chinese breed as one of the dumbest
Beagles are popular but can be stubborn and easily distracted, so need to be trained. They're known as one of the 'dumbest' dog breeds, but their love of exploring makes them happy-go-lucky!
Mastiffs need gentle training and it's best to start early. They are slow to learn commands and not consistent in performing them, so they are considered one of the dumbest breeds.
The basset hound's chill temperament and its skill in scent tracking make it a great pet, but Coren ranks it as one of the top 10 dumbest dog breeds