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10 playful dog breeds that make the best companions

By: Mary Jones

Friendly, outgoing, and loyal, Labrador Retrievers are playful companions that get along well with families and other pets.

Labrador Retriever

Joyful, energetic, and loving, Golden Retrievers are playful dogs that make excellent companions for active individuals or families.

Golden Retriever

Playful and friendly, Beagles have a lot of energy and enjoy outdoor activities, making them great companions for adventurous owners.


With a clownish personality, Boxers are playful and high-energy dogs that make fun companions for active families.


Intelligent and energetic, Australian Shepherds love play and agility exercises, making them great companions for active and playful owners.


Surprisingly agile and playful, Corgis are great companions for families looking for a small but energetic dog.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Active and playful, Dalmatians enjoy engaging in various activities and games, making them great companions for active owners.


Highly energetic and playful, Jack Russell Terriers are ideal companions for active individuals who can provide them with lots of interactive play.

Jack Russell Terrier

Energetic and affectionate, Vizslas love play and make great companions for owners who enjoy outdoor activities.


Border Collies are highly intelligent and energetic dogs. They require mental and physical stimulation and excel in various dog sports and activities. 

Border Collie

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