Energy Level Ratings Key
A general guide to describing NBCR dogs'
physical exercise needs and activity levels.
Low: This dog would make a good companion (pet) dog, needs
a couple walks a week, and enjoys having a backyard.
Moderate: This dog would make a good companion (pet) dog, needs a walk a day, and a backyard in which to play.
Mod-High: This dog needs plenty of exercise and needs a few walks/jogs a day. This dog likes to be active with it's
person. Dog sports could be fun for this dog.
High: This dog needs a job. This job could be herding or training in a dog sport full-time, along with regular
walks/jogs, and an interesting yard to run in.