Medium dog breeds (299) | MyDogBreeds

english bulldog

English Bulldog

At earlier time Bulldogs were not as it was now. They were taller and was fierce in their nature. They were completely developed in England.The first ..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
french bulldog dog

French Bulldog

The french bulldog originated in England and are bred expecting small size bulldogs. Many lace workers in Nottingham had little bulldogs and when they..

Non sporting dogMedium dogFrance
american pit bull terrier dog

American Pit Bull Terrier

The history of the American Pit Bull Terrier might be a confusing one to some dog lovers and certainly to the general public that tends to lump all th..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited States
chow chow dog

Chow Chow

Northern China is the original home of the Chow Chow. In that region of China, the breed was known as the Songshi Quan – “the puffy-lion” dog. They ha..

Non sporting dogMedium dogChina
poodle dog

Poodle

Poodles are said to be older breed which is developed to hunt waterfowl. They have their origin in Germany and developed as a breed in France. Many di..

Non sporting dogMedium dogGermany
pembroke welsh corgi dog

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is known as an achondroplastic, a dwarf breed, and they come from Pembrokeshire in Wales. Not much is known of the dog's hist..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited Kingdom
australian shepherd dog

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd, known fondly as ‘Aussies’, is actually an American breed, with the first official registry being in the 1950s. Basque Shepher..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited States
american bulldog dog

American Bulldog

Following World War II, the American Bulldog was almost extinct. Thanks to John D. Johnson from Summerville, Georgia the breed is still with us tod..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
bull terrier dog

Bull Terrier

The Bull Terrier belongs to the Terrier group of dogs and this already tell you that he is highly energetic and that he is essentially intolerant of ..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
dalmatian puppies

Dalmatian

The history of the Dalmatian dog is also fairly scant, and the information you get is often unclear. The name Dalmatian wasn’t used until the end o..

Non sporting dogMedium dogCroatia
golden doodle dog

Golden Doodle

The Goldendoodle, known fondly as the Golden Poo, originates from the USA and was first bred in the 1990’s, coming about because of two popular dog br..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
pomsky dog

Pomsky

Pomskies are such cute little wolf-like dogs, you just wish they’d been around much sooner. They’re a fairly new addition to the breed of designer ..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
basset hound dog

Basset Hound

The Basset is a French dog bred in Great Britain in the late 1800s. The history of the Basset goes way back to ancient times as there have been discov..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
border collie dog

Border Collie

The Border Collie originated in Northumberland and was used to herd livestock. He is particularly well known for his intense stare in controlling the ..

Working dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
sakhalin husky dog

Sakhalin Husky

Known also as the Karafuto-Ken, the Sakhalin Husky is a dog that has been used as a sled dog, but which is now almost extinct. Hailing from Japan, ..

Working dogMedium dogJapan
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Other

Dog lovers are thrilled because there is such diversity to choose from when looking for a pet. There are so many other dogs that don’t have any par..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
chinese shar pei dog

Chinese Shar Pei

The Chinese Shar-Pei is originally from Canton, China. The Shar-Pei has a blue-black tongue and many deep wrinkles. They have more wrinkles as a puppy..

Non sporting dogMedium dogChina
olde english bulldogge dog

Olde English Bulldogge

The Bulldog in general has undergone quite a few changes over the years and the Olde English Bulldogge was developed as a designer breed in the United..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
english springer spaniel dog

English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel is one of many gun dog breeds that flush and retrieve. They descended from the Shropshire Spaniels and Norfolk Spaniels. ..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
american cocker spaniel dog

American Cocker Spaniel

Descended from the English Cocker Spaniel when the latter were brought to the United States in the late 1800s. American hunters wanted a smaller dog f..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited States
old english bulldog dog

Old English Bulldog

This is an extinct dog breed. It is believed that the dog came from ancient dogs such as the old Mastiff. The Old English Bulldog was the original Eng..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
belgian shepherd dog malinois dog

Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois)

The Belgian Malinois is one of 4 Belgian Shepherd varieties. The dogs were developed- and hail from Belguim. The Malinois has a short, fawn colored co..

Herding dogsMedium dogBelgium
schnauzer dog

Schnauzer

These dogs hail from Germany and are particularly well known for their stern faces and their facial hair - the mustache and eyebrows. You get 3 types ..

Terrier dogMedium dogGermany
alaskan husky dog

Alaskan Husky

Alaskan Husky is created to be a working dog who can do many different jobs like hauling logs, transport, supplies delivery, racing dogs, etc. Mushers..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
puggle dog

Puggle

The first Puggle was bred in the United States in the 1980s and was registered with the American Canine Hybrid Club. None of the major kennel clubs..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
airedale terrier dog

Airedale Terrier

Airedale terrier got its name from a small river Aire in Leeds area in Great Britain. First information about Airedale terrier originates back in 1850..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
aussie doodles dog

Aussie Doodles

It is interesting to note that the Australian Shepherd doesn’t have much in common with the land ‘down under’. The dog has always been a popular compa..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
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Australian Cattle Dog

During the 19th century, in the New South Wales, lived a cattle farmer Thomas Hall. He wanted to have a perfect cattle dog so he mixed two breeds: dog..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
brittany dog

Brittany

One of the most intense bird dog breeds in existence is the Brittany, bred for hunt. The breed used to be called the Brittany Spaniel, but since the b..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
king charles spaniel dog

King Charles Spaniel

Classified as a toy breed, the King Charles Spaniel is a small, pure breed dog that originated in the United Kingdom. The dog was named after King Ch..

Toy dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
fox terrier dog

Fox Terrier

The Wirehaired Fox Terrier and the Smooth Fox Terrier were for over 100 years the same breed of dog. Now it is believed that they are two separate bre..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
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Bull and Terrier

The Bull and Terrier is a blend between a number of Old English Terriers and the Old English Bulldog. It is believed that this extinct dog was the sta..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
bearded collie dog

Bearded Collie

This long-haired herding breed was bred by mixing the two sheepdog breeds: the Scottish dogs and the Polish sheepdogs. The Bearded Collie gained the p..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited Kingdom
schnoodle dog

Schnoodle

The Schnoodle was developed in the 1980s. It is believed the dog originates from the USA. This was when it was discovered that breeding the poodle wit..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
collie dog

Collie

The Collie is a herding dog from Scotland and is also known by other names such as Rough Collie or Lassie Collie. The first Collies used to be more..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited Kingdom
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Aussie Poo

Aussiepoo is a hybrid breed mix of purebred Poodle and Australian shepherd. If one of the parents is miniature Poodle, the Aussiepoo will be smaller t..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
bedlington terrier dog

Bedlington Terrier

Originally known as Rodbury Terriers or Rothbury’s Lambs, and renowned for looking like a lamb, the Bedlington Terrier was bred in the village of Bedl..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
pharaoh hound dog

Pharaoh Hound

The Pharaoh Hound hails from Malta and is the national dog there. These dogs are rare and are looked upon as endangered. Because they are a primitive..

Hound dogMedium dogMalta
basenji dog

Basenji

The Basenji is an old breeds of domesticated dog and the dog was discovered by Westerners in the Congo region of West Africa in the 19th century. The ..

Hound dogMedium dogCongo
english setter dog

English Setter

History The English Setter seems to have been a hunting dog in England as far back as the 15th century. These dogs were known to be ‘setter types’ ..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
hungarian wirehaired vizsla dog

Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla

In the 1930’s some breeders noticed that the Hungarian Vizsla produced some dogs with more water, cold weather and ground cover protection because the..

Hound dogMedium dogHungary
afghan hound dog

Afghan Hound

The first known information about Afghan Hound was in the 19th century. That dog looked like a Saluki. The breed that we know today is a mix of an Afg..

Hound dogMedium dogAfghanistan
catahoula leopard dog

Catahoula Leopard

This working dog breed originates from America’s Deep South. In fact it was originally named after a small village in the state of Louisiana and was m..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
austrailian blue heeler dog

Austrailian Blue Heeler

In 1840, George Elliott made a match with Australian Dingo and Collie and got a clever and very active dog breed – Australian Blue Heeler. Soon, he sh..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
dutch shepherd dog

Dutch Shepherd

The Dutch Shepherd is of Dutch origin, hailing from the Netherlands. They were originally used as herding dogs on the farms, where they became a jack-..

Herding dogsMedium dogNetherlands
hungarian vizsla dog

Hungarian Vizsla

The Hungarian Vizslas existed in the land that is now Hungary, the Pannonian Basin, at least since the 10th century when they were shown on etchings. ..

Hound dogMedium dogHungary
redbone coonhound dog

Redbone Coonhound

The Redbone Coonhound has always had a busy life hunting bear, deer and cougar. It is thought that this dog descends from from Bloodhounds, Foxhounds ..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
blue healer dog

Blue Healer

It was in 1802 that George Hall arrived in New South Wales, establishing 2 cattle stations. He had a problem – getting his thousands of cattle to the ..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
east siberian laika dog

East Siberian Laika

The East Siberian Laika Is a Russian dog developed for hunting in Siberia. The breed is a spitz type and good hunting large or small prey. It hunted s..

Sporting dogMedium dogRussia
irish terrier dog

Irish Terrier

The Irish Terrier is a dog breed from Ireland and one of the many different terrier breeds there are. Nobody is too sure of the Irish Terrier's his..

Terrier dogMedium dogIreland
bluetick coonhound dog

Bluetick Coonhound

Bred to be hunting dogs, for a long time the Bluetick Coonhound was referred to as the English Coonhound.The Bluetick Coonhound is actually one of 6 r..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
norwegian elkhound dog

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is an ancient spitz-type dog breed hailing from Norway and with a history that goes back thousands of years. These dogs hav..

Hound dogMedium dogNorway
english shepherd dog

English Shepherd

The English Shepherd is another dog with an English name that was developed in the United States. They developed from British farm dogs that were brou..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited States
german pinscher dog

German Pinscher

The German Pinscher or Deutscher Pinscher originates in Germany. When you look at the dog you can see the the Doberman, the Rottweiler, Schnauzer, Aff..

Working dogMedium dogGermany
english pointer dog

English Pointer

We can find records for pointers from 17th century. Breeds such as Old Spanish and Portuguese Pointer were set in to England from European Mainland. I..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
keeshond dog

Keeshond

Keeshond is the term used for German Spitzes and although many American references have it that the Keeshond originated in the Netherlands, some say t..

Non sporting dogMedium dogNetherlands
coonhound dog

Coonhound

The Coonhound, hailing from the United States of America, is a scenthound or hunting dog of which there are 6 distinct breeds which are recognized by ..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
french brittany dog

French Brittany

Brittanys are the product of France, actually developed in the Brittany Province. They are gun dogs designed to hunt birds. Referred to more often tha..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
portuguese water dog dog

Portuguese Water Dog

The Portuguese Water Dog is a working dog hailing from the Portuguese region of the Algarve. The dog has always been a friend of the sea, working arou..

Working dogMedium dogPortugal
french spaniel dog

French Spaniel

Developed in France and then in Canada, the French Spaniel is a descendent of 14th century hunting dogs. Originally the breed was very popular with th..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
bavarian mountain hound dog

Bavarian Mountain Hound

The Bavarian Mountain Hound was originally bred mixing the Bavarian Hound and the Hanover Hound. They decided to mix these breeds in a hope that the n..

Hound dogMedium dogGermany
basset fauve de bretagne dog

Basset Fauve de Bretagne

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne from France was introduced to the UK in 1983, and this smallest of the French hounds is rarely seen outside France, and w..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
flat coated retriever dog

Flat-Coated Retriever

The Flat-Coated Retriever traces its heritage to 19th century England. A popular gamekeepers’ dog, the actual descendants of the breed are not entirel..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
fox terrier smooth dog

Fox Terrier (Smooth)

The Smooth Fox Terrier is one of two Fox Terrier breeds, the other being the Wirehaired Fox Terrier. Fox Terriers are believed to be one of the oldest..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
australian bulldog dog

Australian Bulldog

The Australian Bulldog was bred from several breeds: The Bullmastiff, English bulldog, the English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Boxer. You will ..

Non sporting dogMedium dogAustralia
australian collie dog

Australian Collie

The Koolie, as a breed we know today, originates from Australia. But, before they were breed and imported, they were the mix made of Britain smooth co..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
kerry blue terrier dog

Kerry Blue Terrier

The Kerry Blue Terrier hails from Ireland, with the name of the dog coming from a place known as County Kerry, and Blue being the color of the dog's c..

Terrier dogMedium dogIreland
aidi dog

Aidi

Aidi dog is also known as Berber dog. It originates from Marocco, where it has been kept to protect people from wild animals, strangers, and predators..

Working dogMedium dogMorocco
catahoula cur dog

Catahoula Cur

The Catahoula Cur is also known as the Catahoula Leopard Dog or the Louisiana Catahoula. The dog hails from Louisiana, United States. It is thought..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited States
puli dog

Puli

The Puli’s history is ancient, going back about 2,000 years. It is believed that Sumerians used Puli-type dogs to herd sheep thousands of years ago. ..

Working dogMedium dogHungary
eurasier dog

Eurasier

The Eurasier is a dog which hails from Germany and is a cross between the Wolf Spitz, the Chow Chow and the Samoyed. The puppies of the dog could r..

Companion dogMedium dogGermany
australian red heeler dog

Australian Red Heeler

When George Hall arrived in the New South Wales Colony in 1802 he set about ‘creating’ a tough working- or herding dog. By crossing Australia’s native..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
austrian pinscher dog

Austrian Pinscher

The Australian pinscher exists from the early nineteenth century in Australia. They were originally breed and raised to be great family pet and the gu..

Terrier dogMedium dogAustria
boykin spaniel dog

Boykin Spaniel

The Boykin Spaniel was originally bred by South Carolina hunters as the perfect dog for hunting wild bird during the early 1900s. Alexander White of S..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited States
catahoula bulldog dog

Catahoula Bulldog

Long ago, ranchers kept the Catahoula Leopard to catch and carry prey, but because it lacked the strength to do so, they would include other stronger ..

Molosser dogsMedium dogUnited States
indian pariah dog dog

Indian Pariah Dog

The Indian pariah, known also as the Indi-dog or In-dog, is an ancient dog breed common throughout India as well as Bangladesh. A breed standard do..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogIndia
lakeland terrier dog

Lakeland Terrier

The Lakeland Terrier hails from the lake district of England. They were bred to hunt foxes that were coming after the lambs during lambing season. ..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
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Santal Hound

The Santal Hound has always been used for hunting and these Indian pariah dogs haven’t changed much over the years. It is a small red Indian indige..

Hound dogMedium dogIndia
atlas terrier dog

Atlas Terrier

The Atlas Terrier is a rare dog. He was developed in the USA and is a blend of Jack Russell Terriers, Rat Terriers, Border Terriers and Patterdale Ter..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited States
griffon bleu de gascogne dog

Griffon Bleu de Gascogne

The Griffon Bleu de Gascogne dog hails from France and is descended from crosses between the Bleu de Gascogne as well as the Griffon Nivernais. Dog ex..

Working dogMedium dogFrance
beagle harrier dog

Beagle-Harrier

The Beagle Harrier, the breed that was made mixing the France Scent Hounds and a Beagle. It is not quite sure if this breed was made on purpose or t..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
jagdterrier dog

Jagdterrier

Known as the German Hunt Terrier, the Jagdterrier hails from Germany and is a working terrier. In fact, the purpose of the Jagdterrier was for breeder..

Terrier dogMedium dogGermany
borador dog

Borador

Hybrid breeds have become popular in the last decade or so. The Borador, hailing from Northern America, is one of these popular crossbreeds between tw..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
catalan sheepdog dog

Catalan Sheepdog

The Catalan Sheepdog, known also as the Gos d’Atura, hails from Catalonia, Spain. It is believed that the dog is related to the Portuguese- and Pyrene..

Herding dogsMedium dogSpain
dingo dog

Dingo

The Dingo dog was in all probability, introduced to Australia thousands of years ago. He isn’t your usual domesticated dog and in fact it is a feral d..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogAustralia
english coonhound dog

English Coonhound

The interesting thing about the English Coonhound is that he originated in the United States, in the southern states. It is also called the American ..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
pudelpointer dog

Pudelpointer

The Pudelpointer is cross between the Poodle and the English Pointer. The first Pudelpointer was bred in 1881 by Baron Von Zedlitz in Germany. The ..

Gun dogMedium dogGermany
american water spaniel dog

American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel was developed in the United States. He is the state dog of Wisconsin and was developed there in the 19th century. The blood..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited States
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Blue Paul Terrier

Known also as the Scottish Bull Terrier, the Blue Poll or the Blue Poll Bulldog, the Blue Paul Terrier’s origins, as with many unusual dog breeds, are..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
picardy spaniel dog

Picardy Spaniel

The Picardy Spaniel hails from France and has always been used as a gundog, having been crossed with different British hunting dogs. While this dog..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
pyrenean shepherd dog

Pyrenean Shepherd

The Pyrenean Shepherd hails from Spain where he has always been used to herd sheep. Some people believe he is a descendant of the French Catalan Sheep..

Herding dogsMedium dogSpain
german spaniel dog

German Spaniel

Looking like a smaller version of the Red Setter, the German Spaniel, known also as the Deutscher Wachtelhund or German Quail Dog, hails from Germany...

Working dogMedium dogGermany
bergamasco dog

Bergamasco

The Bergamasco comes from northern Italy. This medium sized sheepdog is of ancient origin. Known as an Italian sheep herding breed, his name actually..

Herding dogsMedium dogItaly
irish doodles dog

Irish Doodles

Known also as the Irish Doodle Setter or the Irish Setterdoodle, the Irish Doodle is a crossbreed – a mix of Irish Setter and Poodle. This designer..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
berger picard dog

Berger Picard

In the Picardie region of northeastern France saw visiting Celts/Franks enter the region along with a shepherd dog. They arrived in the Pas de Calais ..

Herding dogsMedium dogFrance
appenzell mountain dog dog

Appenzell Mountain Dog

Hailing from the Appenzell region of Switzerland and known as the Appenzeller Mountain Dog or the Appenzeller Sennenhunde, this athletic breed of dog ..

Herding dogsMedium dogSwitzerland
queensland heeler dog

Queensland Heeler

Another name for Queensland Heeler is Australian Cattle Dog or Blue Heeler. These dogs have always been known for herding cattle. The term ‘Heeler’..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
finnish spitz dog

Finnish Spitz

The “barking Bird Dog” or Finnish Spitz was Developed in Finland. The breed is fearless and small with a different style than many other hunting dogs...

Sporting dogMedium dogFinland
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Sanshu

The Sanshu was developed in Japan a century ago – in 1912 in fact. It is a cross between the Chinese Chow Chow and the ancient Japanese Aichi. Peop..

Companion dogMedium dogJapan
ariegeois dog

Ariegeois

The Ariegeois is a fairly new breed, believed to have originated in France in 1912. As a scent hound, it is a blend of 3 French scent hounds - Grand ..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance

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