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Dogs that Need a Large Yard

Dogs that Need a Large Yard

While some dogs are okay running around an apartment, other dog breeds need a lot of space to stretch their legs and exercise. Below is a list of dogs that require at least a large yard, it not acreage, for them to be properly exercised.
Afghan Hound
Avg. Price:  $500 Afghan Hound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  24 - 29"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  14 to 16 years

Weight:  20 - 30 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Afghan Hound Breed Guide.

Akita
Avg. Price:  $1,331 Akita
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  24 - 28"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  75 - 110 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Akita Breed Guide.

Alaskan Malamute
Avg. Price:  $921 Alaskan Malamute
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  22 - 26"
Hair Length:  Long, Medium
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  70 - 95 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Alaskan Malamute Breed Guide.

American Foxhound
Avg. Price:  $216 American Foxhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  21 - 25"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  12 to 13 years

Weight:  65 - 75 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our American Foxhound Breed Guide.

Anatolian Shepherd
Avg. Price:  $535 Anatolian Shepherd
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  26 - 30"
Hair Length:  Long, Medium
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  90 - 150 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Anatolian Shepherd Breed Guide.

Australian Cattle Dog
Avg. Price:  $514 Australian Cattle Dog
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  17 - 20"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  25 - 55 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Australian Cattle Dog Breed Guide.

Australian Kelpie
Avg. Price:  $242 Australian Kelpie
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  17 - 20"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  10 to 14 years

Weight:  25 - 45 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Australian Kelpie Breed Guide.

Australian Shepherd
Avg. Price:  $715 Australian Shepherd
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  18 - 23"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  40 - 65 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Australian Shepherd Breed Guide.

Azawakh
Avg. Price:  N/A Azawakh
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  23 - 29"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  11 to 13 years

Weight:  37 - 55 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Azawakh Breed Guide.

Barbet
Avg. Price:  N/A Barbet
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  20 - 25"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  13 to 15 years

Weight:  35 - 60 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Barbet Breed Guide.

Beauceron
Avg. Price:  N/A Beauceron
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  24 - 28"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  65 - 85 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Beauceron Breed Guide.

Bergamasco
Avg. Price:  N/A Bergamasco
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  22 - 25"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  13 to 15 years

Weight:  57 - 84 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Bergamasco Breed Guide.

Bernese Mountain Dog
Avg. Price:  $1,224 Bernese Mountain Dog
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  23 - 28"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  6 to 8 years

Weight:  85 - 110 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Bernese Mountain Dog Breed Guide.

Black and Tan Coonhound
Avg. Price:  $256 Black and Tan Coonhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  23 - 27"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  55 - 75 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Black and Tan Coonhound Breed Guide.

Blackmouth Cur
Avg. Price:  $550 Blackmouth Cur
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  16 - 25"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  12 to 16 years

Weight:  45 - 95 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Blackmouth Cur Breed Guide.

Bluetick Coonhound
Avg. Price:  $320 Bluetick Coonhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  20 - 27"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  11 to 12 years

Weight:  45 - 80 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Bluetick Coonhound Breed Guide.

Boerboel
Avg. Price:  N/A Boerboel
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  23 - 28"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  154 - 200 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Boerboel Breed Guide.

Border Collie
Avg. Price:  $457 Border Collie
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  18 - 22"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  27 - 45 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Border Collie Breed Guide.

Bouvier des Flandres
Avg. Price:  $823 Bouvier des Flandres
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  22 - 28"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  60 - 90 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Bouvier des Flandres Breed Guide.

Bracco Italiano
Avg. Price:  N/A Bracco Italiano
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  21 - 27"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  9 to 13 years

Weight:  55 - 88 lbs
Shedding:  Lite, Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Bracco Italiano Breed Guide.

Brittany
Avg. Price:  $667 Brittany
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  17 - 21"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  35 - 45 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Brittany Breed Guide.

Curly-Coated Retriever
Avg. Price:  $290 Curly-Coated Retriever
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  23 - 27"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  8 to 12 years

Weight:  60 - 70 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Curly-Coated Retriever Breed Guide.

English Foxhound
Avg. Price:  $215 English Foxhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  21 - 25"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  10 to 13 years

Weight:  65 - 70 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our English Foxhound Breed Guide.

Field Spaniel
Avg. Price:  N/A Field Spaniel
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  17 - 18"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  30 - 45 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Field Spaniel Breed Guide.

German Shepherd
Avg. Price:  $719 German Shepherd
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  22 - 26"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  13 to 15 years

Weight:  77 - 85 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Herding

To get more information more about this breed, visit our German Shepherd Breed Guide.

German Shorthaired Pointer
Avg. Price:  $770 German Shorthaired Pointer
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  21 - 25"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  45 - 70 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our German Shorthaired Pointer Breed Guide.

German Wirehaired Pointer
Avg. Price:  $450 German Wirehaired Pointer
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  22 - 26"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  8 to 10 years

Weight:  60 - 70 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our German Wirehaired Pointer Breed Guide.

Giant Schnauzer
Avg. Price:  $650 Giant Schnauzer
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  23 - 28"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  60 - 100 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Giant Schnauzer Breed Guide.

Gordon Setter
Avg. Price:  $500 Gordon Setter
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  23 - 27"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  45 - 80 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Gordon Setter Breed Guide.

Great Dane
Avg. Price:  $995 Great Dane
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  25 - 29"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  6 to 8 years

Weight:  100 - 200 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Great Dane Breed Guide.

Great Pyrenees
Avg. Price:  $414 Great Pyrenees
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  25 - 32"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  9 to 12 years

Weight:  85 - 160 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Great Pyrenees Breed Guide.

Harrier
Avg. Price:  $300 Harrier
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  19 - 21"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  50 - 60 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Harrier Breed Guide.

Ibizan Hound
Avg. Price:  $1,500 Ibizan Hound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  22 - 28"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  10 to 14 years

Weight:  42 - 55 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Ibizan Hound Breed Guide.

Irish Setter
Avg. Price:  $388 Irish Setter
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  24 - 28"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  55 - 75 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Irish Setter Breed Guide.

Irish Wolfhound
Avg. Price:  $1,035 Irish Wolfhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  31 - 36"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  6 to 8 years

Weight:  90 - 150 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Irish Wolfhound Breed Guide.

Kuvasz
Avg. Price:  N/A Kuvasz
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  26 - 30"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  10 to 13 years

Weight:  70 - 115 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Kuvasz Breed Guide.

Norwegian Elkhound
Avg. Price:  $500 Norwegian Elkhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  18 - 21"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  12 to 15 years

Weight:  40 - 60 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Norwegian Elkhound Breed Guide.

Otterhound
Avg. Price:  N/A Otterhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  24 - 26"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  66 - 115 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Otterhound Breed Guide.

Pharaoh Hound
Avg. Price:  N/A Pharaoh Hound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  21 - 25"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  11 to 14 years

Weight:  44 - 55 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Pharaoh Hound Breed Guide.

Pointer
Avg. Price:  $252 Pointer
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  23 - 28"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  12 to 14 years

Weight:  44 - 75 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Pointer Breed Guide.

Redbone Coonhound
Avg. Price:  $357 Redbone Coonhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  21 - 27"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  11 to 15 years

Weight:  45 - 70 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Redbone Coonhound Breed Guide.

Rhodesian Ridgeback
Avg. Price:  $1,009 Rhodesian Ridgeback
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  24 - 27"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  9 to 15 years

Weight:  65 - 90 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Rhodesian Ridgeback Breed Guide.

Saluki (or Gazelle Hound)
Avg. Price:  $750 Saluki (or Gazelle Hound)
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  18 - 28"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  12 to 14 years

Weight:  35 - 65 lbs
Shedding:  Lite
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) Breed Guide.

Scottish Deerhound
Avg. Price:  N/A Scottish Deerhound
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  28 - 32"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  9 to 13 years

Weight:  75 - 115 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Hound

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Scottish Deerhound Breed Guide.

Siberian Husky
Avg. Price:  $612 Siberian Husky
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  20 - 24"
Hair Length:  Long
Lifespan:  11 to 13 years

Weight:  35 - 60 lbs
Shedding:  Heavy
Group:  Working

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Siberian Husky Breed Guide.

Weimaraner
Avg. Price:  $788 Weimaraner
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  22 - 27"
Hair Length:  Short
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  50 - 57 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Weimaraner Breed Guide.

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Avg. Price:  $235 Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Breed Info  /  Classifieds  /  Adoptions  /  Photos  /  Videos

Height:  20 - 24"
Hair Length:  Medium
Lifespan:  10 to 12 years

Weight:  40 - 60 lbs
Shedding:  Moderate
Group:  Sporting

To get more information more about this breed, visit our Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Breed Guide.