Medium Size Dog Breeds

Medium size dog breeds or medium dog breeds and medium sized dogs are a great size for many different living spaces. This size of dog are big enough to wrestle with, yet typically aren't large enough to knock people down.


If you are looking for the medium dog breeds then look no further than all the medium sized dogs we detail.

Although medium sized dogs are not real big in size, putting them into a large dog pen would be better for them instead of a medium dog crate so they can enjoy more space.

Basset Hound


There are many great medium dog breeds starting with the elegant looking, the aloof Afghan Hound, or the smaller version of the Alaskan Husky that is the Alaskan Klee Kai.


Another of the medium sized dog breeds that most enjoy is the puffy white American Eskimo, they are so beautiful looking with their snow white hair and charcoal black eyes and nose.


Do not be fooled by the misconception that the American Pit Bull Terrier is not a good family dog because they are. There has been misbreeding of pit bull like terriers to make them fighting dogs. The owners of these fighting dogs have mistreated this dog breed by starving them and treating them cruelly so they become aggressive fighting dogs. But the American Pit Bull Terrier are great medium size dog breeds for families and children.


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If you are interested in a real worker in the medium size dog breeds then the intelligent hunting dog American Water Spaniel is right for getting the job done and if properly trained, will be a great companion. Another good worker in the medium sized dogs is the Australian Cattle Dog.


The Basenji is one of the beautiful looking medium dog breeds, but need human contact at a very young age so as to be able to get along with family members. Plus it is instinctive that they will chase down small animals.


When it comes to medium size dog breeds you really cannot go wrong with the sweet and gentle Basset Hound and the openly happy Beagle. These scenthounds are very popular medium size dog breeds.

Who does not love the ever playful, always clowning, member of the medium size dog breeds, Bearded Collie, or the seeming harmless, yet often aggressive Bedlington Terrier.


You will never find a harder working breed than the Border Collie. This fine breed is energetic, with high endurance and incredible stamina. It does not get nuch cuter than the Boston Terrier. This breed is very unique in that they are loving and caring all the time, and if you were to get them upset, they will walk away. Wouldn't that be a nice trait for some of the two legged beings on this earth.





Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 27-29in | Weight: 58-64lbs

Life Span: 14-16yrs | Litter Size: 8-15 | Family Dog: No

Living Space: Needs large spaces, fenced yard

Aloof but can be a playful loving canine, not good around small childern



Alaskan Klee Kai

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 15-17in | Weight: 23lbs

Life Span: 14 yrs | Litter Size: 1-3 | Family Dog: No

Living Space: Can live in small or large spaces but needs room for playing.

Shy and reserved with strangers, excellent watch dogs



American Eskimo

American Eskimo

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 12-15in | Weight: 18-35

Life Span: 15 yrs | Litter Size: 5 | Family Dog: Yes

Living Space: Can libe in an apartment or out in the country, need daily exercise

Intelligent, Active, Will defend their family, Needs activity



American Pit Bull Terrier

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 14-24in | Weight: 35-60lbs

Life Span: 12-15yrs | Litter Size: 6-10 | Family Dog: Yes

Living Space: Prefers indoors with the family

Goofy, Intelligent, Friendly towards family and strangers, Loves rough housing with children



American Water Spaniel

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 15-18in | Weight: 23-45lbs

Life Span: 10-12yrs | Litter Size: 4-6 | Family Dog: Yes

Living Space:Will adjust to smaller indoor space but does best in a fenced yard

Gentle, Kind, Affectionate, Energetic hunting dog and a good worker



Australian Cattle

Australian Cattle Dog

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 17-20in | Weight: 25-50lbs

Life Span: 12-15yrs | Litter Size: 1-7 | Family Dog: No

Living Space: Cannot be left alone or it will become destructive

Very protective of their space and people, Excellent guard dog, Hard headed, Stubborn



Basenji

Basenji

Shedding: Lite | Height: 15-17in | Weight: 20-26lbs

Life Span: 10-12yrs | Litter Size: 4-6 | Family Dog: No

Living Space: Can live in smaller dwellings if properly exercised, Fenced yard is best

Very alert, Energetic, Demanding, Does not get along with other dogs



Basset Hound

Basset Hound

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 12-15in | Weight: 20-65lbs

Life Span: 8-12yrs | Litter Size: 8 | Family Dog: Yes

Living Space: Happy indoors or outdoors

Sweet, Gentle, Mild personality makes it a very popular family dog



Beagle

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 13-16in | Weight: 20-25lbs

Life Span: 12-15yrs | Litter Size: 2-14 | Family Dog: Yes

Living Space: Can live in small spaces but likes to be outdoors for exercise

Intelligent, Happy, Lively, Loves attention, Bonds with children and adults



Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie

Shedding: Heavy | Height: 20-22in | Weight: 35-55lbs

Life Span: 12-14yrs | Litter Size: 4-12 | Family Dog: Yes

Living Space: Needs large spaces, a farm is the best place

Clown, Bouncy, Joyous, Affectionate, Great with children



Bedlington Terrier

Shedding: Lite | Height: 15-17in | Weight: 17-23lbs

Life Span: 12-17yrs | Litter Size: 3-6 | Family Dog: Yes

Living Space: Better suited for apartments than open areas

Devoted to family, Excellemt watch dogs, Can bark more than desired



Border Collie

Border Collie

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 18-22in | Weight: 27-42lbs

Life Span: 12-15yrs | Litter Size: 4-8 | Family Dog: No

Living Space: Not suitable for small dwellings, needs space to exercise

One of the most popular medium size dog breeds, Very intelligent, always active, high endurance and stamina, always ready for work



Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Shedding: Lite | Height: 15-17in | Weight: 10-25lbs

Life Span: 13-15yrs | Litter Size: 4 | Family Dog: Yes

Living Space: Will adapt to any living space

Loving, Caring, Easy to train, This is one of the medium siz dog breeds that are great with children kids and the elderly



Whippet

Shedding: Moderate | Height: 18-22in | Weight: 25-45lbs

Life Span: 12-15yrs | Litter Size: 4-8| Family Dog: Yes

Living Space: They prefer the indoors.

Active, Athletic, Velcro Dog because they like snuggling

Whippet

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