Some breeds of dog need a little extra care over winter due to their aversion to cold temperatures.

Here are the 10 breeds of adorable dog that can't cope with the cold so need wrapped up on winter walks

If you live in a freezing cold country, or your idea of fun is a long winter walk through ice and snow, these are the breeds of dog that might not be best suited to your lifestyle.

Tuesday, 2nd August 2022, 12:07 pm

A huge number of us have decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the last two years – according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared and demand for four-legged friends remains high as the pandemic continues.

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 just don’t get on well with cold weather.

These less hardy breeds will not thank you for long walks in snow and sub-zero temperatures – in fact it might be very bad for their health – and might benefit from wearing a jacket to pop out for a winter walk.

Here are the 10 breeds of dog that struggle in cold conditions.

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