Born To Run: Dog Breeds That Shouldn’t Be Kept Indoors

One thing that all modern dog breeds have in common is that they were descended from wolves. Similar to wolves, there are quite a few dogs that don’t do well when they are kept cooped up indoors.

Breeds such as the Siberian Husky, French Bulldog, and German Shepherd need to spend a lot of time outside for various health and safety reasons. If you’re a dog owner or are looking to become one, make sure you read through these breeds to discover if your dog will need to spend a lot of time outside.

Siberian Huskies Are Pack Dogs

Siberian Huskies are one of the most majestic dog breeds and do well in snowy environments. According to Embora Pets, Huskies have a lot of energy and should spend a good deal of time outside.

siberian husky in the snow
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They are one of the closest descendants to wolves and are considered pack dogs. The American Kennel Club insists that Siberian Huskies make excellent pets because they are very friendly and enjoy living with a family.