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20 dogs with the most energy

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. 

Beauceron

Beauceron Specifications

3/5
3/5
5/5

Characteristics Beauceron

Family dog
3/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
5/5

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

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics Teddy Roosevelt terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
5/5

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

Miniature Pinscher Specifications

5/5
3/5
5/5

Characteristics Miniature Pinscher

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
5/5

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!

Doberman Pinscher

Specifications Doberman Pinscher

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics Doberman Pinscher

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
5/5

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.

Jack Russell

Jack Russell specifications

5/5
3/5
5/5

Characteristics Jack Russell

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
5/5

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

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics German Shepherd Dog

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
5/5

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.

Labrador Retriever

Specifications Labrador Retriever

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics Labrador Retriever

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
5/5

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.

Weimaraner

Weimaraner specifications

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics Weimaraner

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
5/5

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

5/5
3/5
5/5

Characteristics Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
5/5

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.

Argentine Dog

Specifications Argentinean Dog

5/5
3/5
5/5

Characteristics Argentinean Dog

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
5/5

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

Finnish Spits specifications

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics Finnish Spitz

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
5/5

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

Australian Kelpie Specifications

3/5
3/5
5/5

Characteristics Australian Kelpie

Family dog
3/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
5/5

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.

Curly Coated Retriever

Specifications Curly Coated Retriever

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Curly Coated Retriever

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

It is often thought that the Curly Coated Retriever is not an independent breed. According to many, it is just a Retriever with a slightly different coat. However, this is not the case. This Retriever with its remarkably curly coat is even one of the oldest Retriever types there is. The dog is a good swimmer, extremely intelligent and bursting with energy. The Curly Coated Retriever is said to be more elegant than the other Retriever types.

Bichon Frise

Specifications Bichon frisé

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Bichon frisé

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

The Bichon frisé is a charming dog with a nice appearance. This animal has already put a smile on the face of many an owner. The dog is enthusiastic and does well in a family. In addition, they are also fond of children. Although the dogs Although they are not that big in size, they are brave. If there are unwanted visitors at night, they will definitely notice and raise the alarm.

Large Swiss Mountain Dog

Specifications Large Swiss Mountain Dog

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Large Swiss Mountain Dog

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

One of the most powerful, large and muscular dogs in the Great Swiss Mountain Dog. The powerful animal has its origins in the Swiss Alps. After all, the word "Senn" means something like Swiss alpine shepherd, or dairy farmer. The Great Swiss Mountain Dog is large and has a tough exterior. Yet this dog has a small heart. He has without a doubt a sweet, gentle character. This is especially true towards his family members. This dog can function perfectly in a family. However, the dog will be tolerant towards outsiders, but will keep some distance. The dog is good with children. It must be mentioned, however, that the dog can also be too enthusiastic. With the little ones he can sometimes play a little too wild and enthusiastic.

Dalmatian

Specifications Dalmatian

5/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics Dalmatian

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

One of the most famous children's films was made around the Dalmatian. It is, of course, the film '101 Dalmatians'. This breed of dog is known for its exceptional amount of spots. That is actually strange, because in general dots are seen as a disadvantage. However, this is not the case with the Dalmatian. However, there is much more to this breed than just its spots.

Bernese Mountain Dog

Specifications Bernese Mountain Dog

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Bernese Mountain Dog

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

Of all the Mountain Dogs, the Bernese Mountain Dog is probably the best known. It is also the only long-haired Mountain Dog. The animal is beautiful to see. On the one hand, the dog is enormously strong, large and muscular. At the same time, you can see the gentle nature of the dog from a distance.

Bolognese

Specifications Bolognese

4/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics Bolognese

Family dog
4/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

The Bolognese is a nice companion dog with Italian roots. The animal is very attached to its boss, has a cheerful mood and has enough energy to play. The animal is friendly, gives a lot of love to his boss(es), but expects something in return. He expects his owners to be home regularly and to pay attention to him. This dog is not very good at being alone.

Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound Specifications

3/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics Afghan Hound

Family dog
3/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

The Afghan Hound is a fairly typical dog. The dog is, just like the other greyhounds, extremely fast and needs a lot of movement. In Europe, this breed was introduced around 1900. However, the history of this dog goes back much further. There are drawings of a similar dog of more than 4,000 years old. In Afghanistan, the dog was often used as a hunting dog.

Hungarian Sighthound

Specifications Hungarian Sighthound

4/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics Hungarian Sighthound

Family dog
4/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

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