Breeds of medium-sized dogs

Medium breeds of dogs are the most numerous group, in which there are more than 200 breeds. The most popular medium-sized dogs are spaniels, basenji, English bulldogs, bull terriers, chow-chow, huskies, mittelschnauzers.

The appearance of medium dogs

To medium breeds of dogs carry animals of a certain ratio in size and weight. On average, these are animals, whose weight ranges from 12.7 to 25 kg. And the height at the withers reaches 40-57 cm. As a rule, these are dogs with a strong constitution with good proportions. They are short-haired and long-haired, of very different colors.

These are the most popular breeds of dogs because they are the most versatile. On the one hand it is a small companion, convenient in content. On the other hand, a rather dangerous animal in case of danger. At least, it can frighten a thief or too curious stranger.

If the dog was asked by a child, then it is better to choose a representative of the middle breed. They will actively play with the children. In addition, they are stronger than too tender small breeds, which often suffer from childish awkwardness. At the same time, unlike representatives of large breeds, the child will better keep the "middle peasants" on a leash.

List of medium breeds of dogs from A to Z

See the alphabetical list of names of medium breeds of dogs:

Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherd
American pit bull terrier, or pit bull
American pit bull terrier or pit bull
American Staffordshire Terrier
American Staffordshire Terrier
English bulldog
English bulldog
Photo: English Cocker Spaniel
English Cocker Spaniel
Photo: Snows (slug, Arabian greyhound)
The ducks (sluggies, Arabian greyhound)
Bedlington Terrier, photo and description, puppies, prices
Bedlington Terrier
Dog Breed Boxer Photo
Boxer
Border Collie: photo
Border Collie
Photo: Bearded Collie
Bearded Collie
Photo: Bull Terrier
Bull Terrier
Keeshond (German Wolfspitz)
Wolfshpitz (keeshond)
West Siberian Laika
West Siberian Laika
Irish soft-wooled wheaten terrier
Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Irish Red Setter
Irish Red Setter
Photo: Ca de Beau
Ca de bou
Karelo-Finnish Laika, hunting dog
Karelo-Finnish Laika
Photo: Karelian bear dog
Karelian bear dog
Photo: Kerry-Blue Terrier
Kerry-Blue Terrier
The long-haired collie
Collie
Photo: Australian Labradoodle
Labradoodle
Photo: Lakenen
Lakenen
Photo: Mittelschnauzer
Mittelschnauzer (medium Schnauzer)
Photo: Poodle
Poodle
Photo: Bullets (Hungarian water dog)
Bullets (Hungarian water dog)
Photo: Russian Spaniel
Russian hunting spaniel
Photo: Samoyed Laika
Samoyed Laika (Samoyed)
Photo: Thai Ridgeback
Thai Ridgeback
Photo: Tibetan Terrier
Tibetan Terrier
Whippet
Whippet
Photo: Pharaoh's dog
Pharaoh's dog
Photo: Chow Chow
Chow Chow
Photo: Chinook
Chinook
Breed of Chongqing
Chongqing
Photo: Sharpay
Sharpay
Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog
Sheltie

Characteristics of medium-sized dogs

Most often, such breeds are kept in the apartment, although many of them easily adapt to enclosures and booths. They do not occupy much space.

These are very active representatives of the canine world and they need to walk a lot, it is also desirable to go in for sports. They gladly take part in games, become excellent sportsmen, hunters.

Often they require constant attention from the owner, seriously experiencing separation. True, almost all representatives of middle breeds become family dogs, "inscribing" all their family members into their flock.

Medium dogs rarely require special conditions of maintenance and care. Although they can be both hunting , and official, and decorative .

You can choose not molting breed, for example, pinscher or core terrier.

Meals of medium-sized breeds should correspond to their active lifestyle, that is, be quite high in calories. In the diet, you need enough vitamins, nutrients and minerals. Often breeders advise to feed such dogs with dry food, specially made for animals with increased activity.

Medium Dog Health

Such breeds live noticeably longer than large representatives of the canine species. Approximately 3 to 8 years. This is made possible by the excellent endurance of the cardiovascular system of average dogs. In addition, they are noticeably lighter and their joints do not wear out as giants with age. And unlike small breeds, the average is much less likely to be traumatized in the house.

Dimensions of the dog dictate and its speed of development. Thus, medium breeds develop faster than large breeds, and at the age of 18 months the dog is considered an adult, which affects its mode and feed.

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