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25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets  

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These dogs love to play! If you are interested in getting a playful dog, you aren't alone. Dogs that are playful make great pets for many different reasons, which is why we've created this interactive list of popular playful dog breeds for dog lovers to vote on. Newer breeds like the Puggle have already become pet owner favorites due to their cheerful, lively natures. Other playful types of dogs, like Pomeranians, have been popular for centuries. Playful dogs are perfect if you are a high-energy person who loves to be outdoors and burn some calories with your pooch!

If you already own a playful dog, then you are the perfect voter for this list. For those of you thinking about adopting a dog that likes to play a lot, use this ranked list to become more informed about each of these canines. And if you're looking for a playful dog breed that's good for people with allergies, we have a list for that too!

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Boxer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Pug is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Morkie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Havanese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Shih Tzu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Scottish Terrier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Pomeranian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Bichon Frisé is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Bull Terrier (Miniature) is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Bull Terrier (Miniature)
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Pembroke Welsh Corgi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
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Cavapoo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Cavapoo
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King Charles Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Puggle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Damchi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Damchi
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English Cocker Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Kyi-Leo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Kyi-Leo
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Toy Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Toy Bulldog
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Blue Picardy Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Blue Picardy Spaniel
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American Hairless Terrier is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
American Hairless Terrier
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Miniature Pinscher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Landseer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Japanese Spitz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Japanese Spitz
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Samoyed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Maltese Dog is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 25+ Playful Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets