9 Great Breeds Based On Size

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Medium Dogs

4. Boxer

With a short coat and weighing usually in the range of 60 pounds, Boxers are a popular and typically friendly breed. Although they can have a gruff appearance, many Boxer owners come to know them as gentle and easy going.

5. Labrador Retriever

Another one of the most popular dog breeds in the world, Labrador Retrievers often range from 60-70 pounds, and are one of the more friendly breeds you will find.

In addition to a gentle demeanor, they are also a great looking dog.

6. Border Collie

Smaller than the other dogs in this category, the Border Collie often weighs around 30-40 pounds and can have a beautifully contrasting coat of black and white.

[mnleft]Energetic is a word often used to describe this playful breed.

Large Dogs

7. German Shepherd

Often weighing in at between 70-90 pounds, these are large dogs that are loved all over the world for their gentle attitude and loyalty to their owner. German Shepherds can come in many colors and with varying lengths of hair.

8. Doberman Pinscher

An intimidating looking dog, the Doberman can actually be very mild-mannered and trainable. They can weight from 60-90 pounds or more, and usually have a coat of short black hair with some tan spots.

9. Great Dane

These are simply huge dogs, ranging in weight from 120-200 pounds. However, they are known for being friendly and enjoy affection from their owners.

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