10 Water-Averse Dog Breeds

Chihuahuas are prone to shaking even when not wet. There are times when they'd rather be with their partner than at the bar.


Aside from their high-maintenance fur, Yorkies may also have high-maintenance personalities. You should just attempt to get one willingly into the water.

Yorkshire Terrier

The aforementioned pug is representative of the breed's typical attitude about trips to the beach.


Shih Tzus, like this one, may resemble seals when wet, but despite their appearance, these dogs really dislike swimming. 

A Shih Tzu

The Pekingese, like other members of the Toy subgroup, is designed to look cute rather than to withstand rough treatment.


Popular Boxers are not good swimmers, a fact recognised by the American Boxer Club. Boxers have trouble swimming due of their deep chests and short tails.


Since they were designed only for snuggling and showing off their stylish good looks, bathing are the only time these creatures will ever go near water.


Prefer of plodding along in the water, these feisty little fluffballs would much rather be running about or winning agility competitions on dry ground.


Despite being the fastest breed of dog, greyhounds have gained a negative image as "couch potatoes" due to their low activity needs.


The Bichon Frise, like other tiny dogs, was developed to be a companion animal. When you're floating down the river without this enormous fluffy ball.

A Bichon Frise

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