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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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!
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
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.
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
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.
The Chihuahua is the smallest dog in the world. It is extremely petite, but has a lot of energy. It is also quite brave. Despite its small size, it keeps a close eye on its surroundings. At the same time, he is quite playful, and loves to go for a walk with his master, or snuggle up with his master on the sofa.
The poodle is popular with many dog owners. Although the dog is small, it is not a typical lap dog, although that image does exist. The dog is very active and loves to go out with its owner. It is also quite intelligent and will try to outsmart its owner. However, the dog is very loyal to his boss and will respect the boundaries that his boss sets. You do have to treat the Poodle correctly, because the animal can be quite proud.
The bullmastiff is one of the larger mastiffs. The animal is strong, large and muscular. In the past, he was used as a watchdog, among other things. The Bullmastiff is watchful, alert, intelligent and above all very loyal to its owner. The dog has an interesting past and is bred for its function.
The Maltese is a small and easy dog. With his good humour, he knows how to cheer up his environment. The animal is lively and brings a cosy atmosphere with it. His sweet and easy character makes him good with children and other people. dogs can play. In addition, this little four-legged friend likes to snuggle up with you on the sofa, but is also always in for an adventure.
The Pointer is a powerful dog that radiates pure dignity. The animal has a gentle nature and is very intelligent. In addition, the Pointer has a rather funny appearance. If you look closely at the dog, it seems as if he has a kind of rocker nose. This makes it almost impossible not to find the Pointer a funny animal.
A beautiful, muscular and enthusiastic dog. That is the Cane Corso. The dog has an Italian origin. The Cane Corso was mainly kept in the south of Italy. However, in the last few decades the dog has also become more popular outside of Italy. This is not without reason, the animal is intelligent and playful. However, it is still quite rare to regularly encounter this beautiful dog.
The Norfolk Terrier is not afraid of the devil. The animal is, despite its modest size, extremely brave. The dog is quite active and needs enough space to move around. Just like the other terriers, this dog is loyal to its owner. He prefers to spend a lot of time with him. That can be on the couch, but also during a long walk in the woods.