The 10 Most Stubborn Dog Breeds

Dachshunds are known for their independent nature and strong-willed personality, making them one of the most stubborn dog breeds.

Dachshund

Shiba Inus are intelligent and strong-willed dogs with a tendency to assert their independence, often challenging their owners' authority.

Shiba Inu

Siberian Huskies are intelligent and energetic dogs with a stubborn streak, requiring firm and consistent training to overcome their independent nature.

Siberian Husky

Jack Russell Terriers are feisty and determined dogs with a high prey drive, often exhibiting stubborn behavior if not properly trained and socialized.

Jack Russell Terrier

Bull Terriers are known for their strong-mindedness and tenacity, requiring experienced handling and consistent training to channel their energy positively.

Bull Terrier

Beagles are intelligent and strong-willed dogs with a keen sense of smell, often displaying stubborn behavior if not provided with sufficient mental and physical stimulation.

Beagle

Basenjis are independent and aloof dogs with a strong prey drive, requiring patient and consistent training to overcome their stubborn tendencies.

Basenji

Basset Hounds are known for their stubbornness and determination, often following their noses rather than commands, requiring patience and persistence in training.

Basset Hound

Afghan Hounds are independent and aloof dogs with a stubborn streak, requiring gentle yet firm handling and consistent training to thrive.

Afghan Hound