Dogs that misbehave (very) on Channel 5: Britain’s most naughty dog ​​breeds

Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly is a fun series on Channel 5, but do you know the naughtiest dog breeds in the UK?

It is followed by top dog trainer Graeme Hall who helps dog owners across the UK tame their naughty dogs.

But which breeds of dogs are the most naughty?

According to a recent study by Good moveThese are the five naughtiest dog breeds in the UK:

1. Labrador

Labradors have long been one of the most popular dog breeds in the UK. And they are especially popular with families.

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Fun, playful, and extremely loyal – they can be pretty naughty too.


Labs may look cute, but they can be a handful! (Credit: Unsplash)

However, this is often due to their high energy levels.

If they don’t take regular walks, they’re likely to get frustrated – and be behaving all over the house from destruction.

2. Border Collie

Border Collies are one of the most intelligent dog breeds around. And like Labradors, if left unattended, they are very prone to doing no good.

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Border collie dogs behave very badly
Border Collies are bred as working dogs (Credit: Unsplash)

Collies were bred to be working dogs. When not being used as a farm dog, they require several hours of exercise per day. You will also benefit greatly from agility training.

If you are looking for a lap dog or city living puppy, it is best to avoid this breed. But when you have hours to devote a day to exercising your pooch and living in the country, a border collie can be a wonderfully fun and devoted dog.

3. Beagle

Beagles belong to the hunting dog family. That said, they’re natural hunters and sniffers – and they can be difficult to control when they get a whiff of anything that piques their interest!

Beagle naughty dog
Beagles can be pretty naughty (Credit: Unsplash)

Because of this, they need very solid training, including a good recall. Otherwise they might run away as soon as they get an enticing smell.

Beagles also need a lot of exercise and they are also pack dogs – so best with other dogs. But in terms of personality, they can be very cute and extremely playful.

4. Cocker Spaniel

Cocker spaniels were originally bred to hunt and rescue woodcock birds. This naturally makes her playful and a lover of the outdoors.

But they’re also very smart and require a lot of attention – or they’re very likely to misbehave!

Cocker spaniel
Cocker Spaniels are very intelligent and a little bit boisterous (Credit: Unsplash)

However, with adequate exercise and attention, they are very gracious and can make excellent family pets.

5. Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffys have had a bad rap in the past. They got a bad rap for aggression.

However, they are not naturally aggressive dogs, but are unfortunately often trained to act as illegal “attack dogs”.

Staffordshire bull terrier
Staffordshire Bull Terriers can be strong-willed but also very cute (Credit: Unsplash)

In fact, they are usually very affectionate and are often referred to as “big softies” by their owners.

But given their strong physical strength and terrier intelligence, they still need a steady hand.

Thorough training is definitely required with this breed, otherwise their stubborn side could definitely defeat the owners.

When do dogs behave (very) badly?

The third series of Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly launches on Tuesday, January at 8 p.m. on Channel 5.

Previous episodes can be streamed on My5.

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