Most Active & High-Energy Dog Breeds

High-energy, active dogs need a lot of playtime and exercise. These athletic dog breeds thrive in homes with big yards to play in and with a person who enjoys going on long walks or runs and playing games like fetch. If you’re looking for a running buddy or a dog to get you moving more often, explore our list of most active dogs below to find the perfect one for you.

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Afghan Hound
Afghan Hound
Airedale Terrier
Airedale Terrier
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American English Coonhound
American Water Spaniel
American Water Spaniel
Anatolian Shepherd Dog
Anatolian Shepherd Dog
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherd
Basenji
Basenji
Bearded Collie
Bearded Collie
Beauceron
Beauceron
Belgian Malinois
Belgian Malinois
Belgian Sheepdog
Belgian Sheepdog
Belgian Tervuren
Belgian Tervuren
Border Collie
Border Collie
Border Terrier
Border Terrier

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