Top Medium Dog Breeds
Looking for a dog that’s not too big and not too small? Then check out our favorite medium dog breeds! Medium dogs weigh approximately 25-55 pounds and make up a large portion of all dog breeds. Because of the wide variety of medium dog breeds, it’s easy to find a perfect pup that fits your lifestyle. Medium dogs aren’t considered fragile like some small breeds all while fitting in with your pack in smaller apartments or homes.
These sweet pups are very intelligent and love the outdoors. While they are very devoted to their owners, they can be a bit skittish around strangers.
With tons of energy and a beautiful coat, the Husky makes the perfect medium size breed. Although they can be a bit stubborn, they are usually very clever, happy, and responsive pups.
The Border Collie is recognized as the smartest dog breed in the world by many sources. They are super athletic and are packed with energy. Due to their smarts and agile abilities, these furry friends are excellent for training and organized activities.
Originally bred for hunting birds, the Cocker Spaniel loves to spend time outdoors to exert energy. They are loyal companion dogs who enjoy tasks and spending time with their owners.
This breed is perfect for a family looking for a watch dog. The Chinese Shar-Pei doesn’t need attention from strangers and is indifferent to people outside of their pack. They are loyal, confident, and make a great addition to any family.
English Springer Spaniel
Looking for a breed that aims to please and loves tagging along on all of your active outdoor activities? Take a look at the English Springer Spaniel! They are loving, loyal, and great for families.
The Whippet is fast, athletic, and loves a good game of fetch. Not only are these puppers great for active lifestyles, but they also enjoy spending time on the couch with their owners.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
With long bodies close to the ground, this medium sized Corgi is built for herding. They’re great for farming and active lifestyles but also adapt well indoors when moderate exercise is incorporated into their day.
For one-dog households, the Dalmatian is an excellent medium dog breed choice. They are smart and loving but do not easily accept strangers or other dogs in their territory.
Medium size mixed breed dogs are an awesome option for families looking to grow their pack and make a difference! Often times, shelters will allow a foster period to ensure that a specific pup is a good match for your family. Also, mixed breeds are typically very smart, loyal, friendly, and forever thankful for their owners.
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