Weimaraners are fantastic athletes! They can travel long distances, tolerate heat, and require plenty of exercise. Without it, they may experience anxiety.
The vizsla is a hardworking, loyal hunting dog who enjoys exercise and company. It is known as the "Velcro dog" because it is fast, heat tolerant, and stays close to its owner.
Dalmatians are natural athletes who require plenty of exercise. They were used as carriage and firehouse dogs and must remain active.
The Border Collie is an intelligent, active herding dog who enjoys running. They thrive in cool weather and require winding trails to stay stimulated. Consider running with your Collie to keep them active and happy.
The Aussie is a smart, athletic herder that enjoys long runs. They're loyal, energetic, and need stimulation. They prefer cooler temperatures because of their longer coats. Excellent running companions!
The Rhodesian ridgeback is a hunting and hound dog that was bred to hunt lions. It is athletic and has endurance, but it does not run until it is fully grown (2 years).
The Siberian Husky is a cold-weather working dog that was bred to pull sleds. Excellent running partner in cool weather, but not for long runs in hot weather.
Smaller terriers for running include the Jack Russell, Parson Russell, rat terrier, and wire fox terrier. Airedale is a larger breed of terrier. Tenacious, bred to hunt/kill vermin, and enjoys long runs.
Pointers, like the German shorthaired and wirehaired, are strong and can run for a long time. They do well in both hot and cold weather and like long runs.
Sighthounds like greyhounds, whippets, borzois, salukis, Scottish deerhounds, and sloughis are perfect for fast, short runs. They like to run fast, but they don't do well in cold weather.