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Dogs Best Suited for Cold Weather
is the most beautiful season of the year. But not everyone is the biggest fan
of winter. While some love the snow and the games that come along, others
prefer staying insides within the warmth of their homes. Like humans, even dogs
have a choice when it comes to weather. A Mexican hairless dog cannot survive
easily in snow, and a tropical climate is not suitable for a Siberian Husky.
Here are some dog breeds best suited for cold weather.
Siberian Husky breed originated from the harsh
climate of Siberia and was used for pulling sleds. They are very active and
independent breed of dogs that love cold weather. They are great escape artists
and need supervision when left alone in the yard.
are often confused with Siberian Husky or American Husky, their closely related
cousins. They are built for the harshest weather on the planet with their
beefiest double coats. They are strong and have the ability to tow more than
three thousand pounds. They are known to be extremely intelligent and
are the most iconic winter dog breeds and famous for being rescue dogs in the
treacherous Alps weather. They make a perfect family pet as they are very
affectionate and easily trainable. They make an ideal nanny for these dogs to
have a softer side that many fail to notice.
one of the most beautiful cold-weather breeds of dog you will see. They can
survive in just about any condition, especially chillier ones. They make an
excellent hiking companion and known for their love for adventure. They are
also known for being affectionate and friendly, but they are not meant to be
be fooled by its size as a Tibetan Terrier weighs anywhere between 15-35 pounds
on average. They have a large and remarkably thick double coat that is well
suited to cold weather. They are athletic, smart, agile, and outgoing. These
dogs need a lot of grooming to keep them healthy and happy.
are the most intimidating but loving and affectionate breed of dogs in the
world and are called ‘Gentle Giants’. They are widely known as nanny dogs as
they are marked by patience and friendliness, making them the ultimate winter
were originally bred in the mountain regions of Northern Japan and are known
for having heavy bones, making them extremely tough. They have thick and short
double-coat that are weather resistant that makes them an excellent pet for
cold weather. They are the descendants of ‘Matagi’, Northern Japan’s
traditional winter hunter dogs.
breeds of dogs that are suitable for the harsh winter weather include the
Norwegian Elkhound, Keeshond, American Eskimo Dog, Caucasian Shepherd, Tibetan
Mastiff, Great Swizz Mountain Dog among others.