These are 10 adorable dog breeds that can’t stand the cold, so they need to be wrapped up on winter walks.
The number of households with new puppies increased during the lockdown.
Many of us made the decision to welcome new puppies into our homes last year – according to Kennel Club figures, dog ownership has soared by nearly eight percent – and demand for four-legged friends after the lock remains high.
There is a huge selection of 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, as well as plenty of crossbreeds, so there is a lot of thought to be done before selecting the latest addition to your family.
There’s even academic advice to seek out, with psychologist Stanley Coren’s book “The Intelligence of Dogs” categorizing breeds by instinct, obedience, and adaptability.
One thing to take into consideration is that some dogs just don’t get along with the cold.
These less hardy breeds won’t thank you for long walks in the snow and subzero temperatures – in fact, it could be very bad for their health – and could benefit from wearing a jacket when going out for a winter walk.
Here are the 10 dog breeds that struggle in cold weather.