11 Best Outdoor Dog Breeds Based On Ranking

1. Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky was created to withstand extreme cold. Huskies, which were bred as sled dogs in Siberia, still travel across Alaska's ice and snow.

2. American Foxhound

Running canines want a lot of space to exercise outside or they will be sad. The American Foxhound enjoys large yards or farms. This breed is best suited to active outdoor lifestyles.

3. Irish Wolfhound

Because of its thick coat, the Irish Wolfhound, one of the world's tallest canines, can withstand frigid weather. Large dogs require a lot of room and like being outside.

4. Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

They like both inside and outdoor time, especially with family, because they are less energetic than other herding dogs.

5. Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute resembles a wolf and is smaller than the Siberian Husky. They can quickly acclimate to living outside in cold weather since they were raised to hunt in Alaska's Arctic. 

6. Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound, the country's national dog, hunts and protects. These pups are dedicated and kind, and they make excellent family companions. 

7. German Shepherd

Thick, double coatings protect these outstanding watchdogs from the elements, making them suitable for outdoor use. Shepherds require outside exercise and liberty.

8. Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog was created to herd in the cold and windy Swiss Alps. If they live in a cold location, their thick coat shields them from the elements, making them suitable as outdoor pets.

9. Australian Cattle Dog

Working on cattle farms in Australia's outback earned this smart, independent dog its name. Their everyday activity consists of herding animals across long distances and over tough terrain.

10. Mastiff

Given their size, they require plenty of room to roam and flourish outside if the terrain is vast enough to explore. They are devoted family protectors who can dissuade outside criminality. 

1. Rottweiler

This breed is ideal for people who enjoy being active outside. As long as the temperatures are moderate, the short-coated Rottweiler is satisfied both indoors and outside.

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