This breed of dog is simply very independent and dominating. Training a Pekingese can be like training a very stubborn child.
As is fitting for a dog formerly used as a watch dog,
The biggest threat to small children is being knocked over by this breed's larger size. Overall they are a loyal and affectionate breed, and if socialized are very friendly. Because of its large adult size, it is essential that proper training and socialization begin while the St. Bernard is still a puppy, so as to avoid the difficulties that normally accompany training large dogs.
cotties, while being described as very loving, have also been described as stubborn. They are sometimes described as an aloof breed, although it has been noted that they tend to be very loyal to their family and are known to attach themselves to one or two people.
The Mastiff is one of the biggest dog breeds available, but they have proven to be extremely stubborn.
These dogs require early socialization with dogs and other people as puppies and throughout their lives. They require patience and may be slow to house train, but in return, they can be quite comical, entertaining and caring companions.
Very intelligent and independent minded, they are quick to learn and easy to train though Lakelands often exhibit 'selective deafness' when their interest level is aroused.
Though this breed of dog lacks intelligence, they are very gentle dogs and are devoted to their owners.
Their natural wariness, while valuable in a herding dog that may need to alert their shepherd of strange animals or people, combined with their herding bossiness, can lead to shyness or aggression in even the most friendly puppy if not properly managed.
These dogs are very dependable, but it’s getting past the training part that becomes a hassle.
They are affectionate and love being around their owners. They are also extremely sensitive and don’t have a high dominance level; though they aren’t looking to rule above you, they have an extremely low obedience level.
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Makes both a good companion and a guard dog, but are among the most docile of the terrier breeds and are usually quite undemanding of their owners
A breed of dog that has a personality that is very similar to a cat. The Chow Chow demands attention, especially when there is a new visitor at the home. They are a very jealous breed of dog and like to be at the center of everything.
Chihuahuas do not know they are tiny, minuscule little runts and many times pick a fight with a much larger, more powerful animal to their later regret.
Bull terriers crave attention and do some really dumb things.
This breed of dog is extremely cat-like, especially when it comes to the independent and free-thinking nature of the dog.
Though not the most intelligent dog, the keen sense of smell this breed of dog has is enough to reconsider its “low” intelligence.
The intelligecne level of Shish Tzus is much lower than you'd expect.
Beagles can’t be necessarily considered stupid dogs, but they are very independent, which makes training much harder than it is with many other breeds of dog.
These dogs can spend hours grooming themselves, much like cats. After grooming, you can probably find a Basenji looking out the window, watching everything outside. These dogs have proven to be very temperamental as well as independent.