Canines have all sorts of wonderful elements to their personality but one of the most fun to be around is often their playful nature. There is nothing quite like a goofy pooch to brighten up any day no matter how gloomy it may be. Although all dogs have a playful side to them, some dogs are actually far more playful than others. Here is a list of the 10 most playful dog breeds.
1. English Springer Spaniel
This breed is known for having plenty of energy and a love for playing outdoors. Try activities like hiking, fetching, agility training, and tracking.
A herding breed that is a little bundle of energy and playfulness. The Corgi loves to play with kids and be outdoors.
A sweet-natured and playful dog that loves to be around children’s high energy. A happy, curious, easy-going, energetic dog breed that makes for a perfect playmate.
4. jack russell terrier
This breed doesn’t let its tiny size slow it down and it is one of the highest energy dogs on this list. A playful dog that is full of life, the JRT particularly loves agility, flyball, swimming, running, hiking and anything else that will require it to use up its energy.
6. golden & labrador retriever
Both of these breeds are fun-loving and filled with a ton of playful energy that makes them for a great family companion. The Golden Retriever and the Labrador Retriever both enjoy being outdoors with their loved ones to play.
7. australian shepherd
This high-energy dog needs to play all the time to lead a happy life. This particular breed is very responsive to any tasks that you may assign to him, like bringing in the newspaper, fetching, helping in the garden, playing soccer, and any other fun games that you can think of.
With his ancestors being coach-pulling dog and circus performers, this dog has a few playful tricks up his sleeve. If you’re looking for a goofy, high-energy companion, this breed is the one for you.
9. portugese water dog
As its name suggests, this dog loves the water! So if you’re looking for a swimming buddy or someone to join you on a beach day, look no further.
This breed is up for anything as long as it engages his playful side. The Brittany loves to play fetch, run, hike, play tug-of-war and a myriad of other active activities.