Top dogs in this event include Yeager, a Belgian Malinois who holds the record at 8 feet, 4 inches; Brox, a Belgian Malinois, who has a personal best of 8 feet, 1 inch; and Country, a greyhound, who won a competition with a 7 feet, 10 inch jump in 2005.
Dog breeds with smooth coats include the American Foxhound, the Basenji, the Basset Hound, the Beagle, the Belgian Malinois, the Bloodhound, the Bull Terrier, the Bullmastiff, the Dachshund, the Dalmatian, the English Bulldog, the English Foxhound, the French Bulldog, the Great Dane, the Greyhound, the Jack Russell
In one of the newest dock diving events, extreme vertical, Belgian Malinois, greyhounds and border collie mixes have set the records. There are many dog agility competitions every year and most include hurdle high jumping contests. In this competition, dogs jump over hurdles that are raised in 2-inch increments.
Herding dogs such as border collies, Australian cattle dogs and kelpies are extremely agile and have proven themselves in high jump competitions that allow them to scale walls. In one of the newest dock diving events, extreme vertical, Belgian Malinois, greyhounds and border collie mixes have set the records.
Dog Breeds That Will Probably Chase Your Rabbit Sled dogs like the Siberian Husky. Sighthounds like the Greyhound, Whippet, Russian Wolfhound, etc. Scent hounds like the Beagle. Terriers like the Airedale and hunters like the Dachshund. Guard dogs with high prey drive like the German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois.