These are the 10 most agile adorable dog breeds – agile and lively puppies

Many of us made the decision to welcome new puppies into our homes last year – according to Kennel Club figures, dog ownership has soared by nearly eight percent – and demand for four-legged friends after the lock remains high.

There is a huge selection of 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, as well as plenty of crossbreeds, so there is a lot of thought to be done before selecting the latest addition to your family.

There’s even academic advice to seek out, with psychologist Stanley Coren’s book “The Intelligence of Dogs” categorizing breeds by instinct, obedience, and adaptability.

One thing to take into consideration is that some dogs are more agile than others – able to perform tricks, jumps, and tasks that others would hesitate.

These breeds are the ones that often appear in the winner lists of canine agility competitions, where puppies are challenged to complete complex obstacle courses.

Here are the 10 most agile dog breeds.