Top Medium-Sized Dog Breeds for Active Families

A cross between a Labrador Retriever and a Poodle, Labradoodles are energetic, friendly and hypoallergenic.


Bred from Golden Retrievers and Poodles, Goldendoodles have an easy-going temperament perfect for busy households


 Friendly, energetic English Springer Spaniels thrive when exercising outdoors with their family. They make great hiking 

English Springer Spaniel

Affectionate "Shelties" are incredibly intelligent herding dogs that excel at canine sports and love being with their owners.

Shetland Sheepdog

Athletic Vizslas need lots of exercise each day. They form strong bonds with their families and enjoy hiking, running and swimming.


Samoyeds are friendly, playful dogs originally bred to herd reindeer. Their white coat requires weekly brushing.


Loyal, smart Collies thrive when challenged mentally and physically. Long daily walks keep them happy and well-behaved.


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