Kid Friendly Dogs Who Need A Lot Of Exercise

The amount of exercise your kid-friendly dog requires depends on your dog’s breed, age and her individual needs. High energy dogs require more exercise than mellow “couch potato” dogs but all dogs should participate in a regular routine of activities, training and games with their owners.

1. American Water Spaniel

american-water-spaniel

If he gets lots of exercise and playtime, the American Water Spaniel can do well in smaller living situations. Read more about American Water Spaniels.

2. Boykin Spaniel

boykin-spaniel

The Boykin Spaniel dog breed is known for his hunting skills, but he makes just as good a companion to a family as to a hunter, thanks to his smarts and his friendly confidence. Read more about Boykin Spaniels.

3. Brittany

brittany

Brittanys are happy and Alert. Read more about Brittanys.

4. Flat-Coated Retriever

flat-coated-retriever

Flat-Coated Retrievers are a kid friendly dog that needs lots of exercise. Read more about Flat-Coated Retrievers.

5. Golden Retriever

golden-retriever

The Golden was bred to work with people, and is eager to please his owner. Read more about Golden Retrievers.

6. Harrier

harrier

Harriers are a kid friendly dog that need lots of exercise. Read more about Harriers.

7. Labrador Retriever

labrador-retriever

The working heritage of the Lab means he is active. Read more about Labradors.

8. Pyrenean Shepherd

pyrenean-shepherd

These lean but muscular dogs have breathtaking speed, grace, and intelligence. Read more about Pyrenean Shepherds.

9. Small Munsterlander Pointer

small-munsterlander-pointer

He’s a popular hunting dog in Europe and is beginning to make a name for himself in the U.S. Read more about Munsterlander Pointers.

10. Sussex Spaniel

sussex-spaniel

 

The gentle and affectionate Sussex Spaniel is an excellent family companion. Read more about Sussex Spaniels.

This is just a small list of kid friendly dogs that need a lot of exercise. If you are thinking about getting a dog please check your area for shelters and breed specific rescues.

Around The Web

Breed Profile Finder