Here are the 10 dumbest breeds of lovable but silly dogs – including the lovable Bulldog

Many of us have decided to welcome new four-legged friends into our homes over the past couple of years – according to Dog club dog ownership figures have soared nearly eight percent during the global pandemic.

There are 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, as well as many crosses, so there’s a lot of thought to go into before selecting the latest addition to your family.

If you’re looking for a dog that’s as smart as they are lovable, there’s scientific research on the subject that can guide you to the smartest breeds.

Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book “The Intelligence of Dogs” is a landmark piece of canine literature, judging the relative IQ of breeds by looking at instincts, obedience and adaptability.

At the other end of the scale, it also reveals puppies with less brains – canines that can still make loving, loyal and lovable pets, but are unlikely to learn new tricks… at any age.

So these are – officially – the 10 dumbest pooches.

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