The top 20 dogs that need lots of exercise

Let us be clear: All dogs need exercise, but some need more than others. Here are 20 dogs that thrive when they’re given plenty of exercise. Dogs that don’t get enough exercise are prone to hyperactivity, rampant chewing, or, on the other end of the scale, obesity and the health problems that go with it. Check the Dog Breed Center for each dog listed below for more characteristics (dogs are listed in alphabetical order):

1. Australian Cattle Dog

“Look at me — I’m number nine!”

2. Australian Shepherd

3. Belgian Malinois

4. Black and Tan Coonhound

5. Border Collie

6. Boston Terrier

7. Boxer

8. Boykin Spaniel

9. Dalmatian

10. Flat-Coated Retriever

11. Irish Setter

12. Jack Russell Terrier

13. Kooikerhondje

14. Labradoodle

15. Pointer

16. Pyrenean Shepherd

17. Schipperke

18. Small Munsterlander Pointer

19. Sussex Spaniel

20. Weimaraner

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