Are you looking for a dog that loves long walks and lots of frolics? A dog that will not tire easily, but is just as active? Then look below for an overview of the 20 dogs with the most energy.
Specifications Labrador Retriever
Characteristics Labrador Retriever
One of the most popular dogs is the Labrador Retriever. This animal is medium-sized and strong, but at the same time a real family dog. This dog breed is descended from the St. John's dog. The St. John's dog was used by fishermen in Newfoundland (Canada). They helped with bringing in the fishing nets and towing boats. The dog was therefore familiar with the water.
The friendly Weimaraner is a nice dog, with a special, stately head. This breed is very intelligent and was used for hunting in the past. Nowadays, it is a sweet family dog that gets along well with young children. However, the dog is not suitable for an owner who prefers to hang out on the couch with a bag of chips. The dog is in fact quite active and will gladly go outside for a nice walk!
Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Specifications Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Characteristics Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Of the Swiss mountain dogs, the Entlebucher Sennenhond is the smallest. The name of this dog refers to the valley where the dog was originally bred. The Entlebucher Sennenhond was mainly bred to drive cattle and to keep an eye on the herd when they were grazing. The dog was also used as a watchdog.
Specifications Argentinean Dog
Characteristics Argentinean Dog
The Argentine Dog is a breed that has not been around for very long. This dog breed is also known under the name Dogo Argentino. The dog is fast, intelligent and well-muscled. The dog is bred to hunt large game in a pack. Think for example of pumas and wild boars. To catch these animals, strength, speed and a good reaction capacity are required. A healthy Argentinean Dog is therefore in perfect balance. On the one hand, he is enormously muscled. At the same time, he is not massive, so he can remain fast and agile! In addition, this dog is a good athlete, who can run for a long time.
Finnish Spits specifications
Characteristics Finnish Spitz
A dog with a beautiful head and a distinctive tail. That is the Finnish Spitz. The dog is not only beautiful to look at, it is also a sociable family dog with a good character. The dog is not for nothing the national dog breed of Finland. There is another advantage to the Finnish Spitz. The animal has a relatively long life expectancy!
Australian Kelpie Specifications
Characteristics Australian Kelpie
The Australian Kelpie is a breed of dog that does not only serve as a companion animal. The dog is still in 'active service'. In Australia, the animal is still frequently used to herd sheep. Of course, there are also people who keep the dog for fun. Owners of this dog have to be somewhat active themselves. The Kelpie is extremely active and possesses, as it seems, endless energy.
The Beauceron is a beautiful, powerful and smart herding dog. They have a majestic and dignified appearance. The dog is firmly built, but at the same time is fast and agile. The breed originated in the late Middle Ages, at least in 1586 a manuscript appears in which this dog is described. He probably existed before that time. Since that time the Beauceron has served as a watchdog, companion, war dog and cattle guardian, among other things.
Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
Specifications Teddy Roosevelt terrier
Characteristics Teddy Roosevelt terrier
Originally a hard worker, now a sociable family dog. That is the best way to describe the Teddy Roosevelt terrier. The cosy terrier that is named after the 26th president of the United States is a beautiful dog, with a sweet character. The dog is loving, tolerant towards other animals and can associate well with (older) children.
Miniature Pinscher Specifications
Characteristics Miniature Pinscher
The Miniature Pinscher is also called the "King of small dogs". The animal is brave and has a very watchful character. Although this dog is not large, it is certainly not a defenceless lapdog. The dog has a funny character and its fearlessness sometimes even makes it a bit touching. Make no mistake though: the Miniature Pinscher is a real dog that needs a clear leader!
Specifications Doberman Pinscher
Characteristics Doberman Pinscher
The Doberman Pinscher is one of the few dog species whose name refers to the person who "created" the breed. The Doberman Pinscher was in fact bred in the 19th century by Louis Dobermann. Dobermann wanted a dog that could protect him. This was necessary, because Dobermann was a bailiff. It must have happened regularly that defaulters threatened him. To feel safer he bred the Doberman Pinscher. It is not exactly known from which species the Doberman Pinscher originally descended. The dog does show some typical similarities with Rottweilers and German Pinschers.
The Jack Russell is one of the nicest family dogs around. It has a lot of energy and can amuse itself when it has the space. However, he is also very fond of the family in which he grows up. He is always in for a stroke on his beautiful head, a walk, or a game of frolic. In addition, the Jack Russell is very curious. He will regularly come to see what his owner is doing now.
German Shepherd Dog
German Shepherd Dog Specifications
Characteristics German Shepherd Dog
The German Shepherd Dog is one of the most well-known dogs. At the same time, it is one of the most difficult dogs to describe. The dog has many different characteristics. On the one hand, the dog is large, powerful and reasonably fast. On the other hand, the dog is also brave, will not hesitate to show aggression if necessary and can scare his opponents. At the same time, the dog can be extremely sweet and good with children (if raised properly). In short: the German Shepherd is a beautiful dog, with many (sometimes contradictory) characteristics.
Specifications American Akita
Characteristics American Akita
The American Akita is a sweet and intelligent dog, but certainly not a pushover. The dog is not only intelligent, this breed is also independent, proud and dominant. The American Akita has a strong will of his own and needs a boss who is clearly in charge. Otherwise this beautiful dog will become unmanageable.
Austalian Silky Terrier
Specifications Austalian Silky Terrier
Characteristics Austalian Silky Terrier
Among greyhounds, the Borzoi is probably the dog with the most stature and dignity. The Borzoi is known for its quiet character. However, this does not make him any less of a greyhound. The animal is incredibly fast and can reach speeds between 55 and 65 kilometres per hour.
Specifications Yorkshire Terrier
Characteristics Yorkshire Terrier
With its beautiful, shiny coat, the Yorkshire Terrier It has already won many hearts. Although the dog now mainly has the image of a show dog, the animal has worked hard in the past. It worked in the mines and hunted vermin. Underneath the beautiful coat of this dog hides a dog with a tough character.
Sweet, fast and extremely intelligent. That is the best way to describe the Foxterrier. The animal has a typical head, which can look rather endearing. Despite its small size, the Foxterrier is no pushover. He certainly stands his ground. The Foxterrier is bursting with energy, has a cheerful mood and is always ready to go on an adventure with his owner.
Bouvier des Flanders
Specifications Bouvier des Flanders
Characteristics Bouvier des Flanders
The Bouvier de Flanders is a dog with Dutch roots, or at least it used to have Dutch roots. After all, in the past, Flanders belonged to the Netherlands. The dog is beautifully built and belongs to the category of herding dogs. Because of its fluffy coat, the dog has an endearing appearance. The Bouvier des Flanders also has a less chic name, namely: the Flemish Cowhound or Vuilaard.
Black Russian Terrier
Specifications Black Russian Terrier
Characteristics Black Russian Terrier
The name Black Russian Terrier is a bit misleading. The dog is not a terrier. However, it originated in Russia. The dog is bred to protect and guard. Although the animal is a guard dog, it is not overly aggressive. However, they will not immediately make friends with strangers, which is what you would expect from a watchdog.
Specifications Swedish Falconhund
Characteristics Swedish Falconhund
The Swedish vallhund is a beautiful dog with an easy-going character. Over 1200 years ago, this dog served on Viking ships, but nowadays it is a pleasant companion dog. The dog is smart, very social, has a lot of energy and is very loyal to its owner. The dogs are known for their cheerful mood and their typical barking.