10 Dog Breeds that Love to Play

Labrador Retriever Labrador retrievers, large and playful dogs, love to play. They love playing in the water and fetching. This breed was originally bred from a dog from Newfoundland and brought to England as waterfowl retrievers.

Boxer Boxers are muscular and athletic and have a long history as fighting dogs. However, they have been praised for their intelligence, bravery, loyalty, and intelligence. These intelligent dogs were used as guard dogs or hunting dogs. The boxer is a popular family pet. Boxers love to play with their family.

Golden Retriever A golden retriever is the most American-typifying breed of American family dog. The golden retriever is a large, elegant breed with flowing, honey-colored, blonde hair. They are intelligent and loyal, but they can also be playful and liven up.

Pomeranian This spitz dog descends from sled dogs from Iceland and Lapland. It is distantly related with big Malamutes, and Samoyeds. Poms were popularized in Europe and elsewhere by Queen Victoria in the late 1800s. If you are looking for a playful, small dog to adopt, Pomeranians should be on your list.

Australian Shepherd Australian shepherds, also known as Aussies, are one of the most athletic dog breeds. They love to run, jump and play when they can. Although they are skilled in agility, and frisbee playing, their true value is in herding. Aussies were bred by ranchers in the United States to be livestock farmers and farm workers.

English Springer Spaniel The English springer spaniel was first popularized in Europe in early 1900s. It made its way to America just a few years later. According to the American Kennel Club, the ESS is consistently listed on the top 30 most loved dogs in America each year. The ESS breed is friendly, playful, intelligent and well-suited for active families.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi Pembroke Welsh Corgis have been a favourite breed of Queen Elizabeth II. Although they are small, Corgis don't seem like it. Corgis are short, strong herding dogs that have large ears and a long and straight tail. Corgis can be companions or playmates and are active and intelligent. This breed is susceptible to back problems and weight gain. 

Jack Russell Terrier In England, the Jack Russell Terrier was born in 1800s to fill a need for a small hunting dog that could chase foxes on the ground. These dogs are loved for their intelligent and spunky personalities as well as their playful disposition.

French Bulldog French bulldogs have enjoyed a huge popularity in recent years due to their playful, affectionate personalities. They are also extremely loyal. They are among the top five most loved dogs in America. Their distinctive look, with straight ears and wrinkly faces, has won the hearts of millions.

Portuguese Water Dog The Portuguese water dog is a great choice for those with allergies. While no dog can be considered hypoallergenic this medium-sized breed has a fluffy coat and does not shed much. However, regular grooming is advised to avoid mats. Portuguese water dogs make great family pets. They are intelligent and fun-loving working dogs.