27. Miniature Schnauzer
Although the miniature Schnauzer looks like an older adult from Britain, this breed actually originated in Germany. It’s a hardy and feisty dog that is always eager to be involved in whatever you’re doing. They’re incredibly affectionate with people they know and are also really great with children. They were initially bred to exterminate vermin, giving them a high prey drive, so they should not be left outside unattended if you have small animals or birds in your yard often. This isn’t a couch potato dog, though; they prefer to be relatively active and require an owner who will keep up with them.