Entlebucher Mountain Dog
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Best for: Parents and homeowners looking for a friendly but protective pup that enjoys physical activity.

The smallest type of Swiss mountain dog (they typically weigh 45 to 65 pounds), these hounds are compact and strong. They are playful and agile, if not as acrobatic as the other dogs in this category. While they may be reserved with strangers, they're extremely devoted to their owners, making them superb watchdogs.