8 High-Energy Dog Breeds for Active Pet Parents

German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherds are one of the breeds with the most energy. Because GSDs were originally bred to group sheep, they were born with a strong body.

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American Staffordshire Terrier

Just by looking at their thick, strong legs, you can tell that the American Staffordshire Terrier is an active breed.

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Jack Russell Terrier

 The first Jack Russells were used to hunt small animals like foxes and badgers, which are quick, so this breed became even faster.

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Catahoula Leopard Dog

The beautiful Catahoula Leopard Dog is more than just a pretty face. They are both interesting and full of life. They are very active and never seem to run out of energy.

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Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois is one of the most busy and determined dog breeds. This is because they are often used as military and police K9s.

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Siberian Husky

Even though they are soft and fluffy, Siberian Huskies are anything but lazy. This breed is very lively, loves to play, and makes a lot of noise.

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Vizslas are medium-sized dogs with thin bodies that are much stronger than they look. This breed is friendly and loves to be around people and other dogs.

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Miniature American Shepherd

The Miniature American Shepherd, which most people call a "Mini Aussie," is almost as active as its bigger relatives. Just that they are a lot smaller.

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