There is a huge variety of dogs in the medium-sized category, so it’s easy to find one that’s perfect for your circumstances.
Popular medium-sized pedigree dogs
The most popular medium sized dogs include Airedale Terrier, Irish Terrier, Basenji, English Cocker Spaniel, Springer Spaniel, Border Collie, Shetland Sheepdog, Basset Hound, Beagle, English Bulldog, French Bulldog, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Not to mention the dozens of cross-breeds and mixed-breeds that fall into the medium-sized category.
Are Medium Size Dogs Good With Children?
When trained correctly, medium sized dogs are ideal for children: not small and snappy like some of the little dog breeds, and not intimidatingly big either. Many were trained for herding rather than hunting, so their instincts are non-aggressive.