There are 8 dog breeds that are particularly fond of the outdoors

Border Collie

Border Collies are energetic and intelligent dogs who love to run outside. They have a deep well of endurance and can join you on anything from a hike or jog.

Rhodesian Ridgeback

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a very rugged breed. They were initially bred to help hunt lions in the African savannah, making them.

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd has plentiful energy due in part to their role as herding dogs. They love running outside and can nimbly bound.

Portuguese Waterdog

Portuguese Waterdogs are occasionally mistaken for poodles due to their curly, dense coat and similar love of splashing into the water.


The Hungarian-bred Vizsla was selected for its hardy constitution and striking red coat. They're bird dogs who were employed.

Bernese Mountain Dog

The amiable and gigantic Bernese Mountain Dog has remarkable stamina and can withstand very cold temperatures. If you like winter.

Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies were bred to pull dogsleds in the tundra wastes of central Russia. As such, they're uniquely acclimated to cold climates.

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointers are notoriously difficult for new dog owners to keep up with. They're bird dogs who need lots of exercise.