Chinese Crested

The hairless or longhaired Chinese Crested is a petite, lively breed with tall ears and wide, round eyes. The hairless breed only has hair on its head, feet,

and tail and needs dog sunscreen in summer. Avoid direct sunlight for breeds without hair or light hair and fair skin, as they risk sunburn.


The Maltese is confident, active, and alert, and breeders and pet owners love its long, silky coat. This gorgeous coat requires frequent brushing and mats easily, making it troublesome in heat.

Alaskan Malamute

The thick double coat of the Alaskan Malamute, developed in the Arctic to pull heavy loads over long distances, protects it from cold but makes it hard dog adapt to heat.

An active family may struggle with the Alaskan Malamute in warm weather. In hot weather, keep your Alaskan Malamute indoors.

Golden Retriever

Summer shaves are unnecessary for Golden Retrievers and other double-coated dogs. Summer hair insulates the breed. Keep their paws away from hot asphalt or sand.

Saint Bernard

In cold weather, the Saint Bernard's coat kept it warm. The breed's coat may shed. Keeping your Saint Bernard cool and shaded in summer.


Boxers, formerly used for fighting and bull-baiting, are now popular military, police, and family dogs. Boxers like summertime family activities,

but they need fresh water and plenty of relaxation. They may be more susceptible to heat exhaustion due to their shorter muzzles.

Old English Sheepdog

loving, fun Shaggy Old English Sheepdogs. Take long morning or evening walks and join indoor gym sessions as temps climb. Shade, water, and cold, moist towels will chill your dog.

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