10 Most Demanding Dog Breeds

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Border Collie

These intelligent and energetic dogs demand constant mental stimulation and physical activity to thrive.

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Dalmatian

Known for their high energy levels and stubbornness, Dalmatians require extensive training and exercise.

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Siberian Husky

These escape artists need a secure environment and plenty of exercise, making them demanding in terms of  time and effort.

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Jack Russell Terrier

With boundless energy and a strong prey drive, these dogs can be a handful without proper training and activity.

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Chow Chow

Their aloof nature and grooming needs make Chow Chows high-maintenance pets that require socialization from a young age.

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Bulldog

Due to their unique physical characteristics, Bulldogs may need extra care and attention, especially in hot weather.

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Basenji

These independent dogs can be challenging to train and require a patient owner who understands their unique needs.

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Afghan Hound

Their elegant appearance comes with demanding grooming requirements, making them a high-maintenance breed.

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Shiba Inu

Shiba Inus are known for their stubbornness and may require a firm but patient hand in training.

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Doberman Pinscher

Dobermans are protective and loyal but need extensive socialization and training to be well-behaved companions.

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