We’re having a blizzard in the Northeast, in some areas historic. Here’s the scoop on the finest breeds of man’s best friend, to keep you warm no matter your lifestyle! A companion of this sort is always welcome to tag along on those morning hikes, camping trips, or weekends to the cabin.
The intelligent Akita, originally from Japan, is a perfect inside dog. Their heavy coats are suitable for the snow, but they’ve proven themselves to be adaptable to many climates. You can go for a run with your pooch, then sit by the fire and relax.
- Alaskan Malamute
Have a little fun with your Alaskan malamute! These dogs adore being in constant motion. Get on a sled, and let the winter adventures begin! This will be no feat for these pups. They love pulling heavy loads!
- Bernese Mountain Dog
Looking for a complete family dog? Here you have it! The Bernese mountain dog is friendly, affectionate, easy-going, and patient. These qualities are perfect for families with small children.
- German Shepherd
German Shepherds are perfect watchdogs to guard the house on those cold winter nights. But, don’t let that fool you! These affectionate canines will smother you in hugs and kisses as soon as you walk through the door.
- Great Pyrenees This dog loves doing things on his own, so he’ll probably have himself fed before you even remember to check that off your morning list of duties.
This fluff ball is the perfect cuddle buddy. Adopt one and you’ll never have any need for a blanket ever again! (You can actually adopt the dog in the photo! Her name is Shania.)
- Norwegian Elkhound
This is a very loyal and alert breed. They are also natural defenders. With that combination, it is certain that a Norwegian elkhound will always have your back!
You’ll never be bored with a Samoyed. Their friendly nature and predilection for talking will keep you amused all day long.
- Siberian Husky
Did you know the Siberian husky could ready your mind? Well that might not be true at all, but those piercing blue eyes seem as if they’re staring into your soul.
Watch this funny video of Huskies playing!
10. Shiba Inu
Do you have a busy lifestyle? Do you need a low maintenance dog? The Shiba Inu is among the cleanest dogs out there. They spend hours self-grooming so there’s almost no need for those pesky trips to the groomer!
No matter what a MUTT will surely keep you warm as this pup will be soo grateful to just have a home!
Which one of these wonderful hounds do you want to cuddle with by the fireplace? Adopt HERE.