Guide to Pet Dog Breeds
A guide to choosing the best pet dog or puppy for you and your family.
Choosing the right pet dog breed for families with children

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Medium Size Dog Directory.




Medium Sized Dog Breeds:-

Medium size dog breeds sit nicely in between the other size groupings they are good for people who don't want a dog that's too big and may be difficult to care for, but also don't want a dog that's can be too tiny and fragile to play with.

Medium dogs are often fun to play with and their weight and size range range makes them ideal pets for all family members.

Medium Sized Dog Breeds
Average Size
Average Weight
Dog Group
Comments
American Water Spaniel        
Basenji        
Basset Hound 33-38 cm. 13-15 ins. 18-27 kg
40-60 lbs
Hound group Bassets adapt well to town or country life. Quite the charmer, the Basset loves children, good with other pets requires little groomingand makes a good watchdog, which makes it a deservingly popular pet.
Bearded Collie 51-56 cm 20-22 ins. 18-27 kg
40-60 lbs.
Pastoral Group Bassets adapt well to town or country life. Quite the charmer, the Basset loves children, good with other pets requires little groomingand makes a good watchdog, which makes it a deservingly popular pet.
Bedlington Terrier 38-43 cm 15-17 ins. 8-10 kg
18-23 lb
Terrier
group
As with many terriers can be fiesty and tenacious. When socialised they become sweet natured and affectionate family members. Generally good with other dogs and pets but sometimes reserved with strangers.
Border Collie 46-54 cms. 18-21 ins. 14-22 kg
30-49 lbs.
Pastoral Group They're good with children and make excellent watchdogs. Highly intelligent, readily trained dog breed. Keen, alert and responsive to commands. Enjoys the company found in a family enviroment and also that of other dogs.
Boston Terrier 38-43 cm
15-17 ins.
7-12 kg
15-25 lbs.
Terrier group / Utility group Small impressive looking dogs who often prefer the company of their owners to other dogs. Not demanding with a gentle demeanour. They are gentle and friendly dogs who are easily housetrained. Not requiring lots of exercise they are happy in big houses or small flats
Brittany        
Bulldog 31-36 cm 12-14in. 23-25 kg
50-55 lb.
Utility
Group
Affectionate dogs that are also resolute and courageous.
Devoted to their owners, good with children but need socialising to be tolerant of strangers and other dogs
.
calm, bold and courageous. Loyal to owners and intelligent making them responsive to commands and easily trainable.
Bull Terrier        

Clumber Spaniel

       
Dalmation 56- 61 cm 22-24 ins. 23-25 kg
50-55 lbs.
 
Utility
(non-sporting)
Affectionate dogs that are also resolute and courageous.
Devoted to their owners, good with children but need socialising to be tolerant of strangers and other dogs
.
calm, bold and courageous. Loyal to owners and intelligent making them responsive to commands and easily trainable.
English Springer Spaniel 46-48 cm 18-19 ins. 16-20kg. 35-45 lb Gundog A great all-round family dog . Affectionate, friendly, active and enthusiastic, Highly intelligent and easy to train. Good with other animals and children, forms close bond with the whole family and if they get plenty of exercise are prepared to snooze at home if left alone.
French Bulldog        
Harrier        
Irish Terrier        
Keeshond        
Kerry Blue Terrier        
Manchester Terrier        
Norwegian Elkhound        
Parson Russell Terrier        
Pharaoh Hound        
Corgi 27-30 cm
10-12 ins.
11-17 kg 25-38 lbs Pastoral (Herding) There are two types of corgi- Cardigan which has a full tail, Pembroke born without a tail.
Otherwise bt are pretty much the same---small tenacious dogs, intelligent and easy to train, good with children and other animals
A very hardy breed.

Poodle        
Portuguese Water Dog        
Samoyed        
Siberian Husky        
Fox Terrier 38-40 cm. 14-15 ins 7-8 kg.
15-18lb
Terrier Loyal but independent dog that bonds with owner and family. Intelligent and moderately easy to train. Lively and full of energy with an alert and curious nature. Good with children and household pets but can be wary and aggressive with strange dogs.

Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier        
Staffordshire Bull Terrier 36-41 cm 14-16 ins. 11-17 kg 24-38 lb Terrier Feisty, ferocious and easily aroused with incredible jaw strength. They can make good pets (good, patient and tolerant with children and other pets ) if well socialised from an early age. Affectionate and loving towards owners.
Standard Schnauzer 46-48cm
18- 9 ins.
 
15-16 kg 32-34 lb. Working Medium sized dogs that are sociable and playful although they can be very protective and have strong guarding instincts. Their coat requires professional clipping. Alert and playful enjoys company, very good with children especially if raised with them
Sussex Spaniel        
Tibetan Terrier        
Welsh Springer Spaniel        

Welsh Terrier

       
Whippet 44 - 51 cm
17 - 20 ins
.
12 - 14 kg
27 30 lbs.
Hounds A sleek, handsome and very fast sight hound which makes an excellent family pet. Gentle, affectionate, friendly, and easy-going, very good with children but can be difficult to control on walks.
         

 

 

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