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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The ‘Scotch Collie’ refers to the original Collie dog that evolved in Scotland as a rugged and versatile working dog. The Scotch Collie is a “landrace breed” and was developed over generations to meet the needs of Scottish shepherds.
The Shar Pei is a mid-sized dog that has a distinctive wrinkled skin. It is also sometimes known as the Chinese Shar Pei.
The Shetland Sheepdog is a small to medium-sized herding dog. Armed with a thick, long-haired coat, the Shetland Sheep dog comes in a variety of colours, including blue merle, sable and tri-colour.
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier
The Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier (simply referred to as “Wheaten Terrier” or “Wheaten”) is a medium-sized breed with a distinctive silky coat.
The Spoodle, also known as the Cockapoo, is a dog that is the result of cross breeding the Cocker Spaniel breeds with the Poodle.
The Springer Spaniel, also known as the English Springer Spaniel is a medium-sized gun dog, originally developed for the flushing-out and retrieval of game.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, also known as an English Staffy, is an English terrier. Breeders originally the English Staffy from the English Bulldog and a number of Old English Terrier breeds resulting in a very muscular, tenacious and loyal animal.
The Whippet is a medium-sized domesticated dog of the sighthound type. Lean, long-limbed with a short coat and highly athletic, it is often mistaken for its cousin the Greyhound.