The 7 Most Energetic, Hyperactive Dog Breeds 

Australian Shepherds are extremely energetic and intelligent. They excel at canine sports and need lots of activity.  

Australian Shepherd

Bred as herding dogs, Border Collies are tireless workers that need mental and physical exercise. They thrive with a job to do.

Border Collie

Feisty Jack Russell Terriers have seemingly endless energy reserves. They need plenty of stimulation to prevent boredom. 

Jack Russell 

Friendly Labrador Retrievers have enthusiasm for life. They require daily exercise and playtime. Food motivation helps with training.  

Labrador Retriever

Vizslas are lively hunting dogs that thrive on human companionship. They excel at canine sports and need vigorous exercise.


Dalmatians are active, athletic dogs originally bred to run alongside carriages. They need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation.


Belgian Malinois are intensely energetic herding dogs. They excel at canine sports and require extensive daily exercise.

Belgian Malinois

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