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!
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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.
The American Bulldog is a large, stocky and powerful working dog breed from the Mastiff family.
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
The American Staffy, American Staffordshire Terrier or Amstaff is a very muscular and energetic medium-sized breed of domesticated dog with a short silky coat and a highly loyal and courageous temperament.
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.
In Australian slang, a cobber is a ‘mate’, and the name Cobberdog was chosen because it means ‘dog-friend’, referring to the breed’s primary purpose as a therapy and assistance dog.
The English Bulldog is iconic for its wide-set frame, muscular physic and compact stubby legs.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Cardigan Welsh Corgis, affectionately known as ‘Cardis’, are named for Cardiganshire in southwest Wales, an area of rough, rocky terrain and they were bred to work with farmers to herd cattle and guard the farm.
The Chow Chow is a medium-sized, sturdy dog with small pointed ears and a very thick coat of long fur.
The amiable, regal and laid-back Clumber Spaniel is an old hunting companion of kings and royalty, an entertaining best friend and a gentlemanly housemate.
The Cocker Spaniel is a medium-sized, long-haired dog that originated in the UK as hunting dogs.