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High Energy Dogs

March 10, 2023

Are you looking for a fast-paced high energy dog that will keep you active? If so, here is a list of the most energetic dog breeds that will keep you and your kids on the move! It is very important though to know that these dog breeds will require a lot of outdoor activity time with their family to prevent them from engaging in indoor no no’s. (Chewing furniture, etc.)

Border Collie

The Border Collie is an extremely intelligent, loyal, playful and energetic dog breed. They are well known for their agility and stamina. These dogs make great family pets for those who enjoy a lot of time outdoors.

HEIGHT:18 to 23 Inches

WEIGHT:30 to 60 Pounds

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:Rough or smooth medium-length coat which can be solid, bicolor, tricolor, merle, or sable; well-balanced, athletic body.

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd is a dog that is often on the move. They have a lot of energy and enjoy burning it off. This breed is a great fit for families that have active children who enjoy playing outside. It is important to make sure the Australian Shepherd receives copious amounts of activity time to prevent pent up energy.  

HEIGHT: 18 to 24 inches

WEIGHT:35 to 65 pounds

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:Medium-length coat with a well-balanced body; colors include black, blue merle, red, and red merle.

Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russell Terrier is as energetic and wiry as he looks! This small breed of dog loves playtime and will most likely outplay even the most active child. From running, to playing fetch, to a game of tug of war, the Jack Russell Terrier is top dog!

HEIGHT: 12 to 14 inches

WEIGHT:13 to 10 Pounds

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:Smooth or wiry coat with colors include white with black, brown, or tan markings

Weimaraner

Weimaraners were originally bred for hunting and are considered high-energy dogs. This breed loves to engage in outdoor activity time with family and does well with families who like to stay busy. About 60 minutes of activity time a day for this breed will help keep him happy and healthy.

HEIGHT: 23 to 29 inches

WEIGHT:50 to 90 pounds

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:Sleek body with a short coat; blue to gray color.

Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies were bred to pull sleds over very long distances. This breed is known for having an incredible amount of energy and loves to stay active. They do best with families who include them in outdoor activity time which can be anything from hiking to a brisk walk or a game of fetch. It is important to keep them active to prevent them from destroying indoor fixtures out of boredom.

It is important to remember that all dogs require daily exercise in order to remain fit and healthy. Dogs that are considered to be high energy dogs will require even more activity time to help them feel their best. Regardless which way you accomplish this, making sure to consistently keep your pup on a good activity schedule is very important.

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