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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The English Bulldog is iconic for its wide-set frame, muscular physic and compact stubby legs.
These are mischievous, playful and endearing large-size dogs who are devoted to their family. They are strong, stubborn and independent dogs who are best handled by an experienced owner.
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.
Cavoodles are cute, smart and energetic small to medium size dogs that are very popular with families. They are highly trainable, love people and make great companions.
Chow Chows are distinctive looking, medium-to-large-sized, sturdy dogs with a teddy bear-like appearance. Very loyal to their owner and somewhat possessive, they are suited to a single-person or small household.
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.
Cocker Spaniels are affectionate, loyal and energetic medium-sized dogs with distinctively large ears. Great with children, the elderly and other pets, they make fantastic family dogs.
The Dalmatian is a medium-sized, muscular dog known for its distinctive black-and-white spotted coat.
The Norwegian Elkhound is a medium size hunting dog. His body is designed for endurance and agility rather than speed. He is specialised hunter of giant elk, or moose, and other large game such as wolves and bears.
Affectionately called the ‘Field’, she bears a familial resemblance to Cocker, Springer, and Sussex Spaniels. She has a well-balanced, upright carriage, a docile, unassuming attitude and an intelligent expression.
Groodles are intelligent and energetic large sized dogs that are very popular with families. They are highly trainable, love being involved with people and make great companions.
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.