Utility dog breeds

Utility dogs are bred for all sorts of purposes, including guard dogs and companions. Some definitions consider utility dogs to be those that don't fit easily into any other categories, and as such their temperament, behaviour, size and shape can vary greatly from breed to breed. However, most utility dogs make good family pets as long as they are given the right training and enough exercise.

Types of utility dog:

  • Boston Terrier
  • Bulldogs
  • Dalmatian
  • Finnish Spitz
  • French Bulldog
  • Keeshond
  • Miniature Schnauzer
  • Poodle
  • Schipperke
  • Standard Schnauzer
  • Tibetan Spaniel
  • Tibetan Terrier