Medium Sized Dog Breeds


Looking for information about Medium Sized Dog Breeds? From Welsh Corgis to Shelties, American Cocker Spaniels to Schipperkes, Dog Adoptions Central offers accurate and informative information on all of the most popular medium sized dog breeds in the USA and Canada.

Learn all about each medium size dog breed, including a general profile, history, appearance, personality traits, health issues, care concerns such as nutrition, exercise, grooming and training. Each profile from our list of medium dog breeds will help you decide on the right medium breed of dog to choose for your family.

Medium Sized Dog Breeds Listed From A to Z


Australian Cattle Dog Breed Information Guide

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All About Australian Cattle Dogs and Puppies

Gutsy and smart, the Australian Cattle Dog, with its unusual speckled or mottled coat, is a breed with many devotees. The breed originated in the 19th century when collies were crossed with dingoes to create a quiet and willing cattle-herding dog.

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Australian Shepherd

All About Australian Shepherd Dogs and Puppies

Known as one of the most intelligent breeds of dog in the world, the Australian Shepherd is a wonderful and seemingly tireless companion. Bred for the task of tending unruly sheep, these beautiful canines require athletic humans to keep up with their fast-paced lifestyles.

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi Dog Breed Information Guide

All About Pembroke Welsh Corgi Dogs and Puppies

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi was first developed in Pembrokeshire, Wales as an all purpose working and herding dog. It is thought that this breed is a descendent from Spitz-type ancestors and was brought to Wales by Flemmish weavers. Over the generations that followed, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi’s appearance and size evolved somewhat but his herding instincts remain.

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a handsome and friendly dog. He is solidly built and naturally tailless. The Pembroke’s temperament has been described as a big dog in a small body; distinct of character and heaps of fun.

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Shetland Sheepdog Breed Information

All About Shetland Sheepdog Dogs and Puppies

 

This is a general breed description of the Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie). Individual dogs within a breed may vary in physical appearance, behavior and temperament.

The beautiful Shetland Sheepdog is characteristically gentle, intelligent and eager to please, all qualities which have made this breed a popular family companion dog. Also known as the Sheltie, the Shetland Sheepdog traces its ancestry to the Shetland Islands located between Scotland and Norway.

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Schipperke Dog Breed Information

All About Schipperke Dogs and Puppies

There are many misconceptions about this feisty black dog. Some are led to believe that he is a relative of the Spitz breed, while others argue he is a descendant of the Pomeranian. Neither are correct, nor did this unique little dog originate as a Dutch dog, as some are prone to thinking. In fact, the Schipperke is a descendant of a black sheepdog, known as the Leauvenaar.

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Samoyed Dog Breed Information

All About Samoyed Dogs and Puppies

The Samoyed is a spectacular working dog of ancient stock. Originally domesticated and used by Siberian nomads, the Samoyed has worked on all continents, including the Antarctic’s extreme climate. He has forged his way through the most inhospitable terrains and climates and has emerged as a beloved family pet.

With his roots in northern Siberia, the Samoyed is often pure white with glistening silver tips. Some Samoyed are cream and biscuit, but none are darker. His thick, lustrous coat and fetching smile can warm even the coldest heart and even the bed it sleeps in!

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Poodle

All About Poodle Dogs and Puppies

The Poodle is perhaps one of the most easily recognized breeds of dog in the world. Known for his unique coat (and the styles in which he is clipped), superior intelligence and for the ease in which he learns new tricks, it’s no wonder why this dog has captivated people for centuries. While commonly mistaken to be a silly dog, due to the frou-frou styles in which his coat is often trimmed, few who have had the luxury of meeting a Poodle mistake him for a frivolous pet for long.

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Basset Hounds

All About Basset Hound Dogs and Puppies

Basset Hounds can be the ideal choice for individuals and families who are looking for a gentle and affectionate pet that loves people and craves human company. You don’t need a big yard to keep your Basset Hound happy. All your pet needs from you is love, attention, and affection. If you are ready to open your heart to a Basset, your new dog will surely return the favor.

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