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70 Popular Dogs! The Article About Pet Dogs Classified By Weight!






There are over 700 to 800 dog breeds in the world.
We, Petpedia Editing Department, will classify dog types by weight and introduce them!

We hope this article can be helpful for those who want to know about dogs, and plan to have dog in the future.

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<Middle Size Dogs: Under 10~20kg>

 


American Cocker-Spaniel

 

American Cocker-Spaniel has beautiful hair.

The dog is also cheerful, and love to entertain people.

 

アメリカン・コッカー・スパニエル

 

A Cheerful and Cute Dog Breed

 

American Cocker-Spaniel is friendly and cheerful dog.

The dog tries hard to make people laugh in anytime.

If they are doing too much, admonish is not effective. Not showing interests is effective.

 

The dog was raised as a hunt dog to kill birds. Thus, having birds and dogs in the same house is not a good idea.

The animals with same size might be good.

 

The dog loves making people laugh so it is sometimes called Merry Cocker.

Sometimes the dog tried too hard to make the owner happy, so please give it some space and time to be relaxed.

If the dog tried to get attention, please react and respond to it so that it would not get stressed.

 

The wavy hair and hanging ears are unique and need to be cleaned in order not to get skin infection and disease.

Hair cutting and combing are important, so please do it regularly.

The cleaning equipment should be used to keep the ears clean.

 

Basic Information About American Cocker-Spaniel

 

Name: American Cocker Spaniel

Lifespan: 12~14 years

Height: 35~40cm

Weight: 11~13kg

Hair: Wavy Long Hair

Size: Middle

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “American Cocker-Spaniel” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome American Cocker-Spaniel into your family.

 

 

Enlish Cocker-Spaniel

 

American Cocker-Spaniel and English Cocker-Spaniel were considered as one same dog breed.

In 1946, this dog breed was divided into two groups based on the countries of origin.

 

イングリッシュ・コッカー・スパニエル

 

A Hunting Dog With Cute Face

 

English Cocker-Spaniel was raised for hunting dog.

The long nose is for carrying prey.

The beautiful wavy hair is for protecting its body.

 

Since it was a hunting dog, it loves exercising.

It is also outgoing, so please take the dog to outside at the time of exercise.

The dog breed is obedient and loves serving to the owner so it would be a great partner.

Please keep regular combing at least once in a week to keep the beautiful hair.

 

Basic Information About English Cocker-Spaniel

 

Name: English Cocker-Spaniel

Lifespan: 12~15 years

Height: 36~43

Weight: 12~16kg

Origin: England

Characteristic: Love playing, Outgoing, Honest, Easy to train, Quiet, Friendly

Size: Middle Size

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “English Cocker-Spaniel” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome English Cocker-Spaniel into your family.

 

 


Welsh Corgi Pembroke

 

The dog breed has many charming features such as the figure when the dog moved the short legs and the shaking hips when the dog was walking.

 

コーギー

 

An Active Dog Breed That Loves Excercise

 

When you hear about Corgi,

・Short Legs

・Long Trunk

・No tail

You would come up with these things.

We will look at the unique features of Corgi.

Firstly, the short legs are very cute when the dog walk.

Originally, Corgi was raised as sheep dog to chase cows so it can run fast.

Thus, Corgi would be very happy if you let it run fast which releasing their stress.

 

Secondly, the short trunk is another feature.

The things we need to be careful to have a dog with a short trunk is the waist.

Those dogs are easy to get rupture so please avoid steps that stress their waits.

The dog breed is also easy to gain weight.

We should pay attention constantly not to gain weight.

 

Lastly, the dog breed doesn’t have tail.

I think most of you came up with this feature when you hear Corgi.

In fact, Corgi used to have tail.

However, the tail was cut off in order not to be stepped by cows.

Thus, many of Corgi still doesn't have the tail now; there are some Corgi that has the tail so please don’t worry if Corgi has a tail. It is natural.

 

Basic Information About Welsh Corgi Pembroke

 

Name: Welsh Corgi Pembroke

Lifespan: 11~13

Height: 25~30cm

Weight: 25~27kg

Origin: England

Hair: Short and Hard

Size: Middle Size

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “Welsh Corgi Spaniel” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome Welsh Corgi Pembroke into your family.

※This Article is the difference between Welsh Corgi Pembroke and Welsh Corgi Cardigan

 

 

Whippet

 

Whippet is a super dog that run 55km per hour.

It sometimes called “Ferrari in Dog World.”

The Running figure is also attractive.

 

wipet

 

Ferrari in Dog World

 

Whippet is made with crossing of Grey Hound which was used for hunting, and Terrier Dog.

In the first time when Whippet was bred, it was used for killing the rabbit. However, it became famous for race dog.

Whippet is designed to be a smaller size to suit for keeping in a house.

The running ability, muscle, and smart appearance are attractive as pet dogs.

Unlike the fighting mentality that raised initially, the characteristic is calm and obedient, so this is suitable for those who want to have a quiet dog.

 

Basic Information About Whippet

 

Name: Whippet

Lifespan: 12~15 years

Height: 44~56cm

Weight: 6.8~14kg

Origin: England

Hair: Short and Smooth

Hair Color: Black, White, Red, Fawn, Brindle. Blue

Size: Middle

Characteristic Calm and Obedient

Price: 15,000~250,000 JPY

First Use: Hunting, Game, Race

Caution: Bad for cold. Not good with having outside

How to Train: DO not treat rough. Please praise when the dog listens to you.

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “Whippet” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome Whippet into your family.

 

 


Kai

 

As the name suggests, the origin of this dog is Kai, which is the city in Yamanashi.

It was originally raised as hunting dog and not good for the pet dog.

Thus, this dog is suitable for those who want hunting dogs, not for those looking for pet dogs.

 

甲斐犬

 

A Dog With Temperament

 

Kai dog has high temperance and obey only one owner in its life.

Thus, giving over the dog is very hard to do.

The strong muscular body of the dog has been developed to hunt big animals, so it requires a lot of exercises.

This is not an easy dog to have.

It also needs to be trained not to fight with other dogs.

Please build strong bond with Kai by training it hard.

 

Basic Information About Kai

 

Name: Kai

Lifespan: 14~16 years

Height: 43~56cm

Weight: 14~18kg

Origin: Japan

Hair: Short, Double Court

Hair Color: Black Tiger, Red Tiger, Tiger ※single color is rare and not officially assigned

Characteristic: Shy, Temperament, Obedient, Fast, Brave, Smart

First Use: Hunting

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “Kai” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome Kai into your family.

 

 

Shetland Sheepdog

 

This dog is famous as the sheep dog and has lovely fluffy hair.

The color differs from the dog to dog, so it is exciting.

 

sheltie

 

Cheerful and Energetic Dog

 

This dog is sometimes called Sheltie.

As its name suggests, this dog is for chasing sheep.

The smart face and body somehow look like a fox.

 

The color variation of the long fluffy hair is great and the pattern is different by individuals.

Even the dogs were born from same parents; the pattern is different. This is one of the charming point of this dog breed.

The running posture with waving hair is cool.

 

Sheltie loves playing, especially running.

If you can, please let them play in open space so that they can run as fast as possible.

 

It also tends to collect things because the dog used to gather sheep.

The dog often hides things in a house.

Please do not scold the dog, and take it back without saying anything.

 

Basic Information About Shetland Sheepdog

 

Name: Shetland Sheepdog

Lifespan: 10~13 years

Height: 33~40cm

Weight: 20kg

Origin: Scotland

Hair: Fluffy and Long hair

Size: Middle

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “Shetland Sheepdog” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome Shetland Sheepdog into your family.

 

 


Beagle

 

The origin of Beagle is England, and raised to be hunting dog.

It was used for rabbit hunting which is one of the dog sports.

 

ビーグル

 

A Smart Dog Breed

 

Beagle is one of the smartest dog so family with kids can have this dog.

The dog also can be good friends with strangers.

 

The dog is smart. However, it is also easy to miss family. Please do not let the dog stay alone long time.

If you must leave a house, pet hotel is suitable for the dog to stay.

 

Since the dog used to work for hunting, the barking is very loud.

Training to prevent unnecessary barking is important.

Also, this dog is suitable for those who can care for his dog as it easily feels lonely.

 

Basic Information About Beagle

 

Since the dog used to work for hunting, the barking is very loud.

Training to prevent unnecessary barking is important.

Also, this dog is suitable for those who can care for his dog as it easily feels lonely.

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “Beagle” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome Beagle into your family.

 

 

French Bulldog

 

The cute rumple face is the very cute feature of French Bulldog.

It used to work as the fighting dog. However, it is now popular as pet dog after the development.

 

フレンチ・ブルドッグ

 

Wheeding Dog Breed

 

Unlike its appearance, the dog nestle up to its owner.

However, it also actively protects the owner too. Thus it can work as the guard dog.

This dog is pleasant to human so that it might be suitable for elderly.

 

Dog With Many Wrinkles

 

The most significant point to pay attention is the wrinkle of the dog.

Especially, wrinkle around nose and eyes have to be cleaned with the cotton swab at least once a week.

 

Basic Information About French Bulldog

 

Name: French Bulldog

Nickname: Bulldog France

Size: Middle

Origin: Japan

Height: 30cm

Weight:10~13kg

Lifespan: 10~12 years

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “French Bulldog” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome French Bulldog into your family.

 

 


Border Collie

 

This is one of the smartest dog that is active in dog shows.

The black, white hair and skinny body are attractive.

 

border-collie

 

Smart Sheepdog

 

The hair clearly separated with black and white is beautiful, isn’t it?

The body is tense and good at exerting because it was active as the sheepdog.

 

Not only sports, but the smartness is also one of the features of this dog breed.

This dog is one of the smartest dogs among all, and it is good at listening to what human say.

 

Because of the smartness, it doesn’t bark a lot. Training the dog is not difficult too.

However, the dog would not listen to the owner if it finds that the owner is less convincing than the dog.

Please remain about the homage when you train the dog.

 

The strength and intelligence are ranks at the top among all dog breeds, so we need to have a good way of training.

Please let the dog in open space as possible.

Also, using fences during the running exercise can be a good idea to please the dog.

 

The dog like thinking, so

・Taking Newspapers

・Open doors

・Bring dishes

 

would satisfy the dog’s curiosity.

 

 

Basic Information About Border Collie

 

Name: Border Collie

Lifespan: 8~14 years

Height: 45~58cm

Weight: 14~20kg

Origin: England

Hair: Long Wavy Hair

Hair Color: Two Tones with Black and White

 

The summary of things you should know when you have “Border Collie” is below.

Please read this article if you want to welcome Border Collie into your family.

 

 

Miniature Bull Terrier

 

The body is not big. However, it is very muscular and tense.

Even though the name has “miniature,” the size is considered as middle size.

 

ミニチュア・ブル・テリア

 

History as Fighting Dog

 

Miniature Bull Terrier was bred for fighting dog.

The fighting dog was famous especially during 1700s~1800s, and it was considered as one of the entertainment.

Miniature Bull Terrier participated in the entertainment too.

 

Because of the history as fighting dog, the dog is very brave.

Though it is strong, it is not violating.

The dog is obedient and friendly to an owner, so it would fawn to you if you tell love to the dog.

 

Basic Information About Miniature Bull Terrier

 

Name: Miniature Bull Terrier

Lifespan: 11~14 years

Height: 25~36cm

Weight: 9~16kg

Origin: England

Hair Color: White, Res, Try Color, Fawn, Black&Tan, Black, Trindle

Characteristic: Brave, Friendly


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