If you have one of these breeds of dog you need to take care to keep them cool.

Here are 10 breeds of adorable dog that can't cope with hot temperatures - pet pups that need to be kept cool

If you live in a warm country, or are looking for a dog that won’t mind long walks in the summer heat, these are the breeds you should probably avoid.

Tuesday, 30th November 2021, 11:03 am

A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes last year – according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared by nearly eight percent – and post-lockdown demand for four-legged friends remains high.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.

There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One thing to take into consideration is that some dogs simply can’t handly the heat.

These breeds will quickly tire – and even become ill – if they are exposed to hight temperatures for an extended period of time, so won’t thank you for long walks in the sun and don’t enjoy living in warmer climes.

Here are the 10 breeds of dog that hate the heat.

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