The 15 Most Popular Cold-Tolerant Dogs

Do you live in an area with a cold climate and do not know which furry companion would love to explore and play in the icy terrain? This list is made for you!

Although most dogs wear their fur coat all year-round, many of them are not capable of tolerating low temperatures. While some dogs could take on the winter like champions, others like to curl under a blanket until spring is here.

The following 15 breeds of this list are all cold-tolerant, but they are ranked from least to most popular according to data obtained from the American Kennel Club.

Here are the most cold-tolerant pooches!

15. Chow Chow

Popularity: 75

Average life expectancy: 10 years

Average weight: 70 lbs

14. Irish Wolfhound 

Popularity: 69

Average life expectancy: 8 years

Average weight: 180 lbs

13. Great Pyrenees 

Popularity: 67

Average life expectancy: 11 years

Average weight: 120 lbs

12. Samoyed 

Popularity: 61

Average life expectancy: 11 years

Average weight: 65 lbs

11. Alaskan Malamute

Popularity: 54

Average life expectancy: 11 years

Average weight: 95 lbs

10. Saint Bernard

Popularity: 50

Average life expectancy: 9 years

Average weight: 200 lbs

9. Akita

Popularity: 46

Average life expectancy: 11 years

Average weight: 130 lbs

8. Shiba Inu

Popularity: 45

Average life expectancy: 14 years

Average weight: 23 lbs

7. Chesapeake Bay Retriever 

Popularity: 42

Average life expectancy: 12 years

Average weight: 80 lbs

6. Newfoundland 

Popularity: 37

Average life expectancy: 9 years

Average weight: 150 lbs

5. Collie

Popularity: 36

Average life expectancy: 10 years

Average weight: 75 lbs

4. Cane Corso

Popularity: 35

Average life expectancy: 11 years

Average weight: 110 lbs

3. Bernese Mountain Dog

Popularity: 29

Average life expectancy: 8 year

Average weight: 120 lbs

2. Siberian Husky

Popularity: 12

Average life expectancy: 12 years

Average weight: 60 lbs

1. Labrador Retriever

Popularity: 1

Average life expectancy: 11 years

Average weight: 80 lbs

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