The Top 9 Breeds for Cold Weather

Nepalese Terrier

According to DiNardo, the Tibetan Terrier is designed to endure the harsh terrain and climate of its native Tibet.

Russian Husky

Another breed used for canine sledding is the Husky, which is from Northeast Asia.

Inu Shiba

Shiba Inus have a double coat and thick hair. These assured dogs are lively, vocal, and constantly eager to investigate.


Who wouldn't want to wake up every day to the "Samoyed Smile"?

St. Bernard dogs

When the adored, extremely slobbery, trouble-making Beethoven reached the big screen in 1992, Saint Bernards gained (more) notoriety.

Large Pyrenees

This double-coated canine does well in both rural and suburban settings and has a long outer coat.


Look no further than a well-mannered and loving keeshond if you're seeking to add a small to medium-sized dog to your family.


Those with lots of fluffy fur come to mind when you consider the finest dog breeds for cold climates.

English Shepherd

The German shepherd is one of the best canine breeds for cold conditions thanks to its double coat and reputation as a highly intelligent watchdog.