These are the breeds that will help to keep you fit, but won't take over your life with demands for constant exercise.These are the breeds that will help to keep you fit, but won't take over your life with demands for constant exercise.
These are the breeds that will help to keep you fit, but won't take over your life with demands for constant exercise.

Medium Energy Dogs 2023: Here are 10 breeds of adorable dog equally on walks or napping - including the loving Dachshund ๐Ÿ•

If you are looking for a dog that will be happy to go for a long walk but wonโ€™t demand constant exercise then these are the breeds that should top your wishlist.

Plenty of us decided to welcome new four-legged friends into our homes in the last few years โ€“ according to the Kennel Club figures dog ownership has soared to record levels.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your familyโ€™s latest addition.

Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

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One thing to consider is that some dogs need far more exercise than others โ€“ with the likes of the Border Collie requiring several walks a day and plenty of outdoor space at home.

Meanwhile, other types prefer to spend most of their time on the couch or in front of the fire and wonโ€™t thank you for much more than a quick trot around the park.

But if you are looking for the best of both worlds, you should consider a medium energy dog โ€“ that will keep up with you on outdoor adventures but will also be happy to have lazy days accompanying you as you binge on the latest television boxset.

Here are 10 breeds of the breeds that fit the bill.

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