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What are the best dog breeds for Frisbee catching?

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The type of dog most commonly used in Frisbee-catching competitions is the border collie. While nearly any breed can be trained to catch a flying disc, the best are those bred for herding or chasing prey.

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What are the best dog breeds for Frisbee catching?
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Many retrievers, shepherds, collies and Weimaraners love Frisbees. Breeds lacking interest in the sport often don't like similar games, such as playing fetch, either. Small to medium-sized dogs tend to have more running and jumping abilities than larger dogs, though the sport is open to all sizes. The activity is a fun way to redirect a pet's excessive energy while providing some exercise for the owner.

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