Top 5 dog breeds for living in the country
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Top 5 dog breeds for living in the country

Are you looking for the right dog to fit your country lifestyle? Here are the five best dog breeds that will love to go for long walks in the wide open spaces of the country.

Australian Shepherds

They are loyal family watchdogs and love to work. Trailing and retrieving are just a few of the breed’s fortes. Learn more about Australian Shepherds.

Border Collies

This smart, workaholic breed loves to exercise constantly. As a sheep herder, they move effortlessly around livestock. Learn more about Border Collies.


Dalmatians love spending time in the great outdoors. They’re happiest when living with a family in the country. Learn more about Dalmatians.

Australian Cattle Dogs

Australian Cattle Dogs love to run in wide open spaces. They’re known for being farm guard dogs. Learn more about Australian Cattle Dogs.

German Shorthaired Pointers

Their scent skills and intelligence make them talented hunters. Make sure they have a good deal of exercise to boost stamina. Learn more about Pointer.

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