Medium dog breeds

Discover different medium-sized dog breeds through their origins and stories of how they came to be. Our various articles will help you to understand more about their breed profiles, personalities, behavior, and varying needs.

You will also find lots of information about health, training techniques, and their suitability for family life. Learning about the various physical needs and characteristics of these dog breeds will also help you to choose the right companion for you. Of course, depending on the space and set-up of your home environment, and even your profession, each breed will offer something different to you, and may or may not be best suited to you.

Medium-sized dog breeds are often very popular with people living in urban areas. This is due to increased access to nearby parks, walking tracks, and other dog-friendly facilities – often designed with families in mind. These dogs will bring you love, moments of joy and a lot of loyalty!

A medium-sized dog generally weighs between 23 and 65 pounds (about 10-30kg).

Included in this category you will find the Basset Hound, Beagle, Australian Shepherd, Border Collie, Bull Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, Samoyed, Whippet, Shiba Inu and Shar Pei.


The Beagle's gentle and playful personality makes it a perfect dog for families with children.

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