Huskies are one of the breeds of dog best suited to outdoor living.Huskies are one of the breeds of dog best suited to outdoor living.
Huskies are one of the breeds of dog best suited to outdoor living.

Outdoor Dogs: These are the 10 breeds of adorable dog that need plenty of time outside - including the loving Labrador 🐶

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As demand for puppies continues to soar, here are the breeds that love being outdoors – happy to even live outside full-time in the right environment and enjoy the fresh air.

A huge number of us decided to welcome new four-legged friends into our homes over the last couple of years – according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared over the global pandemic.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup – whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

If you are an outdoorsy family, it makes sense to opt for a breed that will enjoy joining you for al fresco adventures.

Indeed, some dogs love being outside so much they will be happy to even sleep under the stars – as long as the climate is suitable.

So, here are the 10 dog breeds that would rather not spend too much time indoors.

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