Active dog breeds are those which expend a lot of energy, which we sometimes mistakenly only think of with small dog breeds. However, this is not the case. An active dog breed is often one with high rates of metabolism and stamina. Size is not always a mitigating factor. Some large dog breeds are lithe and will expend energy all the time. They are so active, they need to be walked more than others. Many small dog breeds seem very active, but will tire easily.
The most important thing to know about active dog breeds are that they require active caretakers. If you have an active dog, their energy levels need to be met. iIf an active dog is not appropriately exercised, then they will develop behavioral and health problems. Looking at this list of active dog breeds can help you better know if such a dog is suitable for you and your family.
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