Top 7 Dog Breeds That Love Water

Written By: Mudassir Ali

 Labrador Retrievers are among the top choices for water-loving families. They have a natural affinity for water and enjoy activities like swimming.

Labrador Retriever

Golden Retrievers are another popular choice for water-loving families. Their friendly and outgoing nature, coupled with their love of swimming .

Golden Retriever

Portuguese Water Dogs were bred for life on the water, working alongside fishermen to retrieve nets and assist in fishing activities.

Portuguese Water Dog

Newfoundland dogs are well-known for their strength and swimming abilities. Despite their large size, they are natural swimmers.


They were originally bred as water retrievers and continue to enjoy water-based activities and games.

Irish Water Spaniel

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are tough and hardworking dogs with a strong affinity for water. They were bred to retrieve waterfowl in the chilly waters of the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Retriever

English Setters may not be as commonly associated with water as some other breeds, but they have a natural inclination for swimming and water-based activities.

English Setter

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