For people who lead a healthy and active lifestyle, they tend to want a dog that can reflect the same regimen as them. Fortunately, there are plenty of highly active and energetic dog breeds out there to choose from.
According to the American Kennel Club, these select breeds have been coined as ‘top dogs’ to keep their owner in tip top shape. Whether it’s running, jumping, hiking, swimming, these breeds fit the mold for any active person.
1. Border Collie
3. Belgian Malinois
5. American Staffordshire Terrier
7. Redbone Coonhound
8. German Shorthaired Pointer
9. Doberman Pinscher
Of course there are other breeds that will fit the athletic lifestyle desired, but this list is a good starting point for those looking to find the perfect athletic match for them.