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Dogs Toilet Training 2023: These are the 10 breeds of adorable dog easiest to house train - including the loving Labrador Retriever 🐕

When it comes to toilet training some breeds are far more biddable than others. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
When it comes to toilet training some breeds are far more biddable than others. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)

A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes in the last couple of years – Kennel Club figures show dog ownership soared when the pandemic hit and post-lockdown demand for four-legged friends remains high.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.

A combination of intelligence and eagerness to please means the Australian Shepherd will quickly get to grips with popping outside. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
A combination of intelligence and eagerness to please means the Australian Shepherd will quickly get to grips with popping outside. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)

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One of the trickiest prospects for new owners is ensuring that their new pet is quickly toilet trained – knowning to go outside to relieve themselves.

So, here are the 10 breeds of dog that are easiest to house train.

The Boston Terrier shouldn't take must convincing to pop out for the toilet. Any lingering stubborness can be sorted out with treats. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
The Boston Terrier shouldn't take must convincing to pop out for the toilet. Any lingering stubborness can be sorted out with treats. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)

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The Doberman Pinscher is a naturally fastidious and neat breed, so toilet training is something that they seem bred for. Most Dobermans will be house broken within a matter of days. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
The Doberman Pinscher is a naturally fastidious and neat breed, so toilet training is something that they seem bred for. Most Dobermans will be house broken within a matter of days. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)

10 breeds of adorable dog most likely to cling to their owners like glue including the loving Labrador Retriever

It's no surprise to see the Border Collie on this list. They are the world's most intelligent breed of dog and quickly pick up the most complex of commands - making toilet training simple. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
It's no surprise to see the Border Collie on this list. They are the world's most intelligent breed of dog and quickly pick up the most complex of commands - making toilet training simple. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
Crate training is particularly effective with the cute Bichon Frise - creating a safe space for your pup that it will want to keep dry and clean. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
Crate training is particularly effective with the cute Bichon Frise - creating a safe space for your pup that it will want to keep dry and clean. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
There are numerous reasons that the Labrador Retriever is the world's most popular dog - and one of them is that a Lab pup is unlikley to soil your carpet more than a handful of times before learning to ask to be let out into the garden. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
There are numerous reasons that the Labrador Retriever is the world's most popular dog - and one of them is that a Lab pup is unlikley to soil your carpet more than a handful of times before learning to ask to be let out into the garden. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
Intelligence doesn't always equate to a dog that's easy to toilet train - but with the German Shepherd that's certainly the case. For a breed that takes drug detection and police work in its stride, knowing where to go to have a pee is hardly a challenge. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
Intelligence doesn't always equate to a dog that's easy to toilet train - but with the German Shepherd that's certainly the case. For a breed that takes drug detection and police work in its stride, knowing where to go to have a pee is hardly a challenge. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
They may be an unusual breed in the UK, but the Brittany is a smart dog that is easy to train. These pups tend to respond more to the carrot than the stick, so you'll want to make sure your pet knows it will get a reward if it behaves. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
They may be an unusual breed in the UK, but the Brittany is a smart dog that is easy to train. These pups tend to respond more to the carrot than the stick, so you'll want to make sure your pet knows it will get a reward if it behaves. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
You are unlikely to bump into the rare Japanese Kai Ken dog breed in the UK, but if you did it would have immaculate toilet ettiquette. This breed learns commands quickly and loves to be praised for following them. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
You are unlikely to bump into the rare Japanese Kai Ken dog breed in the UK, but if you did it would have immaculate toilet ettiquette. This breed learns commands quickly and loves to be praised for following them. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
Small dogs also have small bladders - meaning they are sometimes more difficult to house break. That's not an issue with the Maltese, who pretty much toilet train themselves. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
Small dogs also have small bladders - meaning they are sometimes more difficult to house break. That's not an issue with the Maltese, who pretty much toilet train themselves. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)