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Medium Size Dog Breeds  2

Medium size dog breeds 2 includes all those dogs that were once working breeds. Some of their roles included

  • Tracking
  • Pointing
  • Setting
  • Flushing
  • Retrieving
  • Herding
  • Driving

Today, while some of the dogs continue to perform the task they were bred to do, most have also become household pets and human companions.

Dog Breeds on this Medium Size Dog Breeds 2 list are all between 22 and 45 pounds in weight, with varying heights.

Medium Size Dog Breeds 2

Danish/Swedish Farm Dog

A Danish Farm Dog standing sideways to the camera, against a white backgroundDanish/Swedish Farm Dog

Known as the Danish Chicken Dog
AKC, FCI,  UKC
Weight:  25-30 lb. (11.5-13.5 kg.)
Height: 12-16 in. (30-40 cm)
Activity: Average

Drever

A Drever dog breed standing sideways to the camera, against a white backgroundDrever

Popular Hunting Dogs in Sweden
CKC, AKC, FCI,   UKC
Weight:  32-34 lb. (14.5-15.5 kg.)
Height:  12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Activity Level:  Average


English Cocker Spaniel

Obedient, Cheerful, Loving
AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC

Height: 15 to 17 inches
Weight: 26 to 34 pounds
Activity Level:  Moderate

Medium size dog breeds

Dunker

A Dunker dog standing sideways to the camera, on grassDunker

Origins:  Norway
Size: Medium
Grooming:  Minimal
Training:  Average
Recognition:  FCI (Group 6),  UKC  (Scenthound)


Field Spaniel

A brown Field Spaniel sitting down on autumn leaves, looking up at the cameraField Spaniel

Eager, Even-tempered, Friendly

AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC
Height: 17 to 18 inches
Weight: 35 to 50 pounds
Activity Level:  Moderate to High


Finnish Spitz

A Finnish Spitz dog standing on grass, in the sunshineFinnish Spitz

AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC
Height: 15.5 to 20 inches
Weight: 25 to 35 pounds
Activity Level:  High


French Bulldog

AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC
Height: 10 to 12 inches
Weight: 18 to 28 pounds
Activity Level:  Low

Medium size dog breeds

German Pinscher

A black German Pinscher dog standing sideways to the camera, in a fieldGerman Pinscher

AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC
Height: 17 to 20 inches
Weight:
Activity Level:  Low


German Spitz

A white German Spitz dog sitting down facing the camera, against a white backgroundGerman Spitz

Three sizes Weights: 
Giant (Gross) 39-41 lb. (17.5-18 kg)

Standard (Mittel):  23-25 lb. (10.5-11.5 kg)
Small (Klein)18-22 lb. (8-10 kg)


Glen of Imaal Terrier

Rambunctious, Stubborn, Independent
AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC

Height: 12.5 to 14 pounds
Weight: 35 pounds
Activity Level:  Low to Moderate

Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen

3 Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs sitting down in a fieldGrand Basset Griffon Vendeen

 AKC, ANKC,  KC, FCI, UKC
Height: 15 to 17 inches
Weight:
Activity Level:  Moderate


Icelandic Sheepdog

An Icelandic Sheepdog sitting down facing the camera, against a white backgroundIcelandic Sheepdog

Playful, Inquisitive, Gentle
Weight:20-31 lb (9-14 kg)
Height:  12-16 inches (31-41 cm)
Activity Level:  High

Irish Terrier

An Irish Terrier standing sideways to the camera, on a beach with the sea in the backgroundIrish Terrier

Bold, Fearless, Loyal
AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC
Height: 18 inches
Weight: 25 to 27 pounds
Activity Level:  Moderate


Jindo

A white Jindo dog lying down on a brown earth surfaceJindo

National Treasure of Korea
FCI

Height: 18.5 to 21
Weight: 30-45 pounds
Activity:  Level


Karelian Bear Dog

A black and white Karelian Bear Dog standing on grass in a garden.

Height; 19" to 23"

Weight; 44lbs - 50lbs

Activity Level; High

Grooming; Easy

Training; Challenging

Keeshond

A Keeshond dog standing in a grassy field, looking back at the cameraKeeshond

Confident, Stubborn, Happy
AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC
Height:  17 to 18 inches
Weight 30-55 pounds
Activity Level:  Moderate


Kerry Blue Terrier

Hard-working, Fearless, Fun
AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC

Height: 17.5 to 19.5 inches
Weight: 30 to 40 pounds
Activity Level:  High

Kooikerhondje

A Kooikerhondje dog sitting down facing the camera, against a white backgroundKooikerhondje

AKC, FCI, KC, UKC
Height: 14 to 16 inches
Weight: 20-24 pounds
Activity Level:  Moderate to High


Miniature Bull Terrier

A Miniature Bull Terrier standing in a fieldMiniature Bull Terrier

Comical, Playful, Friendly

AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC, NZKC, UKC
Height: 10-14 inches
Weight: 25 to 35 pounds
Activity Level:  Moderate


Mudi

A black Mudi dog sitting down facing the camera, against a white backgroundMudi

Adaptable, Playful, Inquisitive

AKC, CKC, FCI, UKC
Height: 14 to 20 inches
Weight: 18 to 29 pounds
Activity Level:  High



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Kennel Club Abbreviations

AKC:  American Kennel Club

ANKC:  Australian National Kennel Council

CKC:  Canadian Kennel Club

FCI:  Fédération Cynologique Internationale

KC (UK) The Kennel Club

NZKC:  New Zealand Kennel Club

UKC:  United Kennel Club


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