Most Athletic Dog Breeds – Your Best Choice For A Workout Buddy


Workouts are so much better done with a partner. When you have an athletic dog around, it increases your activity level. But be careful, you might just be the one to keep up after all. More so, dogs are generally good company, however, active dogs bring greater joy than lazy ones. Don’t you agree? Let’s take a look at the most athletic dogs shall we?

1. Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog
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When you talk of high energy breeds, the Australian cattle dog is one. This dog breed is very active. It is considered one of the most alert dogs. The Australian cattle dog is known for its curiosity and ability to complete tasks with surprising determination.

2. Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute
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The Alaskan malamute enjoys pulling weighty objects and can continue for very long distances with whatever object it is pulling. Not a shock though, since they were raised to do so. That is why they are said to be incredibly strong and durable. They must come with a warranty then, right?

3. American Pit Bull Terrier

American Pit Bull Terrier

Also known as pit bull, this dog breed have been completely underestimated. This dog is mainly owned as a family dog, however, it’s capable of a lot more. The pit bull is strong and smart and an awesome companion and gym buddy. It’s so easily trained, extremely friendly and doesn’t require too much vet visits or maintenance.

4. Border Collie

Border Collie

Among athletic dogs, the Border collie is the most athletic. More so, they are considered the most intelligent of all dog breeds in the world. They could be sanguine if they were human because, they always want to please their owners. I already admire their strong work ethic and it’s great to know that they are great at sports.

5. Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever
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If you own one, it’s high time you get it trained for the Olympics. These breed of dogs are great in water. They may win if you compete with them in a swimming competition. They wish, right? Anyway, they are also extremely happy dogs so they’ll bring a lot of joy into your household, if nothing else.