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