Beagles were taught to follow their noses in search of prey, and this inclination frequently hinders them from obeying their owners' directions.
They're smart, but stubborn enough to put their owner's patience to the test by doing things their own way and at their own pace.
These courageous little dogs, bred to hunt small prey, are notoriously difficult to housebreak and train. They are more inclined to be disruptive and bark for attention.
Training older, more set-in-their-ways animals is considerably more difficult. Therefore, it is essential to instill obedience in young animals.
In addition, they have a reputation for being difficult to housebreak. When training a Maltese, tenacity and tolerance are crucial.
Their innate stubbornness and amusing antics get them into trouble, as they prefer to play rather than comply with instructions.
An ancient breed, the pug is an alluring but sensitive and naughty dog. They are the clowns of the canine species, thriving on their masters' attention.
Their protecting instincts make them apprehensive of outsiders, despite being friendly. They need a trainer to teach them to interact with people and animals.
Their independence and stubbornness may necessitate the assistance of a trained specialist to teach
The Great Pyrenees are also doggedly independent and question authority if they are not instilled with confidence from an early age.