The Most Athletic Dog Breeds

Border Collie Border Collies, also known as, the Einstein of dogs, are highly intelligent workers used for everything from herding sheep to detecting narcotics.

Border Collies need more mental and physical exercise than your average mutt. If not properly stimulated, Border Collies are known to become very destructive to alleviate their boredom. 

Australian Shepherd Australian Shepherds are the cuties you see at rodeos and horse shows. They average out at a little under 80.5 minutes of activity per day.

Aussies are at the top of most lists of athletic dog breeds. “Traditionally bred for herding, these dogs are famous for their high energy levels and incredible intelligence. 


Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular breeds in the world. They are known for their love of the water. “Labs have great endurance and can be very agile 

Jack Russell Terrier Jack Russells are highly driven and can have a fearless streak, making leash training essential. “These dogs make great running and cycling partner

Vizsla Known as the “Hungarian Pointer,” the Vizsla is a versatile dog breed that can be used both on land and water in hunting, tracking, and retrieving.

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