Medium dog breeds
Are you looking to get a dog that’s not too big but not too small? If so, we can help. We have put a list together a comprehensive list of the most popular medium dog breeds in Australia.
Learn more about their history, characteristics, temperament, common health conditions and lots of other interesting facts to help you to choose the perfect medium sized dog for you and your family!
If you’re interested in looking at the most popular medium-sized dog breeds, see Top 10 Medium-sized Dogs In Australia.
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Suited for hands-on, energetic and experienced owners, the Alaskan Husky has high needs for exercise and food. He is an excellent companion for people with active lifestyles and a love of the outdoors.
American Bulldogs are are strong, stocky dogs that look tough but have have a gentle and sensitive nature. They are friendly, affectionate and make great watch dogs.
American Eskimo Dog
Developed in England as a working dog to hunt hare, Harriers have all the essential attributes of a scenting pack hound. Running and scenting abilities are particularly significant features of the breed.
The American Foxhound is bred to hunt foxes and other game. This scenting pack hound has tremendous hunting instincts, a keen sense of smell and great energy to run for hours.
American Staffordshire Terrier
American Staffordshire Terriers are muscular, energetic, medium size dogs suited to families who like to include their dog in their activities.
Australian Cattle Dog
Blue Heelers and Red Heelers are also known as Australian Cattle dogs. These sturdy medium sized dogs have been used as working dogs on farms and cattle stations.
Australian Cobberdogs are loving and highly intelligent dogs that descend from the original Labradoodles. They work as therapy and assistance dogs.
Kelpies are intelligent, active and energetic medium size dogs that are popular working dogs on Australian farms. They are intensely loyal and tireless workers that always need a job to do.
Aussie Shepherds are medium size dogs with a huge amount of energy and drive. This breed is ideal for an active family because they love plenty of exercise and most of all they love to work.
The Basset Hound is a medium-sized domesticated dog with short, muscular legs and a pair of long drooping ears.
Beagles are famously gentle, even-tempered small to medium size dogs that are very popular with families. They are very social, love kids and make great companions.
Border Collies are extremely smart and energetic working dogs that have become popular family pets. They require considerable physical and mental stimulation.