Winter starts on December 21st and lasts until March. It’s time to bring out the doggy boots, coats, and cold-weather gear to keep your pup from being miserable on those chilly walks.
But some dog breeds aren’t miserable in the snowy weather at all. To them, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. They’re happy to eat snowflakes, chase snowballs, and make snow angel-dogs while you stand there freezing.
Here are ten dogs born for snow.
The origin of Samoyed is from Siberia. This race was originally discovered by residents of Siberia many centuries ago. They have used these dogs to pull sleds and for moving from one place to another. The first polar explorers used these dogs to visit difficult areas with ice where the other tools do not work. Samoyed has an ancient origin and is developed independently of any other race. They are considered as one of the four races coming directly from the wolf.
2. BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
The origin of BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG is from Switzerland. They are sturdy dog and adapted to countries with cold weather. This race is used to transport and store cattle in the mountain regions of Switzerland. Ancestors of this race is thought to moved to Switzerland in 2000 years ago by the Romans.
3. GREAT PYRENEES
The Origin of GREAT PYRENEES is from Central Asia and France. This great race has received this name because it was discovered in the Pyrenees mountains where it is used for maintaining herds of sheep. These dog have thick glad that protects from the cold weather. For the first time Great Pyrenees was brought to America in 1824.
Origin of the NEWFOUNDLAND is Canada and England. Newfoundland has a thick fur and makes the perfect dog for cold countries to Canada where he received the name. These dogs have good abilities to transport objects and a high of resistance for swimming.
5. GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOG
Origin of GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOG is Switzerland. This race was breed to maintain homes in the mountains of Switzerland. GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOG was thought to be extinct in the late 19th century but it was discovered back in 1995 and was officially recognized by the American Kennel Club.
7. ST. BERNARD
8. ALASKAN MALAMUTE
9. NORWEGIAN ELKHOUND
Origin of the NORWEGIAN ELKHOUND is Norway. This race is trained for hunting by Vikings in the cold winters of Scandinavia. It is thought that the origin of these dogs is about 5000 thousand years ago. These dogs are loyal and have a greater resistance to cold weather.
10. OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG
The Origin of “OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG” is England.
Their fur is thick with endure cold weather and they are used by the English to run herds of cattle.