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.

Border Collie

The Border Collie is a highly intelligent, vigilant, affectionate, and energetic dog. Find out more about this breed!


The shar-pei, which means "sand skin" in Chinese, is a dog of Chinese origin. It is popular for its body …

Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is easily recognizable with an elegant and powerful wolf-like appearance.

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd is a gentle, lively, pleasant, and smart shepherd dog breed. It is a popular breed in Europe …

Chow Chow

The Chow Chow is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. Both outgoing and calm, the breed a …


The Dalmatian has an easily recognizable spotted coat. It is is famous for its appearance in 101 Dalmatians and its …


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

Golden Retriever

Golden retrievers are loyal, loving and gentle dogs. This medium-sized breed is perfect in family environments and will adore children …