While medium-sized dog breeds might mean they are suitable for all types of homes, it is important to remember size isn't always the most important factor. For example, coat care for fluffy dogs can be difficult, whatever their size. The best way to choose a medium sized dog is to look at the top factors for families deciding to adopt a dog. You may have a lazy streak and want a sedentary medium sized dog, you may need one which is protective or one which is more trainable. Our list of the most popular and lesser known medium sized dogs will help your family choose the right breed.

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