Considering a new dog? Here's everything you need to know about the most popular breeds. Plus, take this quiz to find out which canine fits your personality!
These dogs really give you something to hold onto! To fit into the giant category, these powerhouses weight from 75 to 150+ pounds. Common breeds include Great Danes, Akita Inus, Great Pyrenees, Mastiffs, Newfoundlands, Rottweilers, and Saint Bernards. Learn more about giant breeds.
Larger than life? We're sure they think so! Large dogs typically tip the scales at 55 to 85 pounds. Boxers, Collies, Doberman Pinschers, German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, and Poodles all fall into this category. Learn more about large breeds.
Not too large, not to small, these pooches could be just right - for you! Dogs in the medium size category range from 35 to 65 pounds. Airedale Terriers, Dalmatians, English Springer Spaniels, Bulldogs, and Basset Hounds are all considered medium dogs. Learn more about medium breeds.
If you're short on space, these small-statured cuties could fit the bill. This category typically weights in at 7 to 35 pounds. Beagles, Pugs, Boston Terriers, Miniature Schnauzers, Dachshunds, Lhasa Apsos, and Shih Tzus are all a part of this category. Learn more about small breeds.
Mini in size, massive in personality! These little darling weight in at a mere 2 to 9 pounds. Common breeds include Chihuahuas, Maltese, Pomeranians, Miniature Pinschers, and Yorkshire Terriers. Learn more about miniature breeds.
What's your favorite dog breed? Tell us how you decided on the right size for your family.
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