Top 4 Popular Working Dog Breeds For Exercise Freaks

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Are you an exercise freak? Do you love to exercise all day and want a dog that keeps you company? Not every breed of dog can give the company you need in your exercising schedules, and working dogs are the most recommended.

Working dogs are also exercise freaks and cannot sit sedately in a corner of the house or lie on your lap all day.

There are many varieties of working dogs, but the most famous and well-known dog breeds are discussed here to aid beginners to make a good choice.

Top working dogs:

Boxer: Playful, lovable, patient, friendly working dog. This is the only dog in the breed which can express its feeling and emotions through their eyes. They are very friendly towards other pets and children in the home.

When children and toddlers play with adolescent dogs, supervision is necessary. Obedience training can control arrogant behavior towards children. Perfect for sports persons or exercise freaks who do lots of exercise; they make wonderful companions.

Rottweiler: Intelligent, courageous, confident, calm working dog, but sometimes aggressive towards strangers to the point of hurting them. Proper socialized and obedience training is necessary to avoid this aggressive behavior.

The training must start from puppy age and continue until adolescence. Very energetic and demands lot of exercise. This is not an indoor dog and is perfect for the outdoors where s/he can remain active.

Doberman pinscher: Sweet, intelligent, protective, docile working dogs. Very aggressive towards strangers and early age obedience training is necessary to overcome this.

They are very aggressive towards other household pets and should be never left alone with pets and children. They need and demand lots of exercise, so should not be left alone or made to sit quietly in one place for a long time. Regular exercising schedules keep it active.

Great Dane: Gentle, loyal, quiet, affectionate working dog. Commonly referred or known as “gentle giants of the dog breeds”. Compared with other working dogs, they are less aggressive and love to get a pat from their owners. Obedience training is necessary from puppy stage to avoid dominance towards other pets and children.

German shepherd: Courageous, lovable, noble, affectionate working dogs. Aggressive towards strangers and supervision is necessary when left with children. Obedience and socialized training is necessary for controlling aggressive behavior. Needs a lot of space to roam freely and is a perfect companion for an exercise freak.

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  1. Brad says:

    German shepherds are very intelligent, obedient and protective, they are often used in police work and military roles.

  2. annie says:

    I have 2 GSDs . One is almost 2yrs old and he has mellowed into a gentle giant…but if you’re a dog…dont challenge him or try to boss him around.
    The other one is 8 months old and mad as a brush. He loves everybody and thing and has never growled, but he has a really deep bark for his age.
    They are both v intelligent, fast, strong, loyal and loveable and have never bitten anyone

    So why do mothers pick up their kids or owners pick up their dogs when we pass by?
    They are on a lealsh and walking perfectly calmly beside me yet Ive even see a mother scream ‘get that thing away’ at over 20 feet away.
    They make the problem where there is none where me and my dogs are concerned

  3. Justin says:

    i know…. dogs aren’t dirty. i think it’s a scientific fact that children should actually have a pet… it teaches them responsibility, and helps them socialize with animals as well other people as they get older. it would hinder rather than help a child to keep them away from any type of pet, except a t-rex.


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