Most Playful Dog Breeds For Active Owners

Labrador Retriever

America's favorite breed, Labrador Retrievers are famously playful, energetic and love playing fetch.

Golden Retriever

Intelligent and friendly Goldens thrive on exercise, playtime and enjoying activities with their families.

Australian Shepherd

Clever and energetic herders, Australian Shepherds need lots of playtime, toys and activities to stay happy.

Border Collie 

Extremely active and athletic, Border Collies excel at dog sports and need tons of playtime.


Known for their energy and stamina, Dalmatians are playful dogs that love running, games and family fun.

Standard Poodle

Poodles are super smart and highly trainable dogs that excel at playtime and learning tricks.


Fun-loving and clownish, Boxers stay playful well into adulthood and thrive on outdoor activities.

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