Dive into the world of water-loving dog breeds that are perfect companions for water activities!

Water Dog Breeds

Known for their friendly nature, they are great swimmers and love to fetch in the water.

Golden Retriever

America's most popular breed, they are natural swimmers with a water-resistant coat.

Labrador Retriever

Elegant and intelligent, they were originally bred for water retrieving.

Standard Poodle

Gentle and affectionate, they are excellent bird dogs and good swimmers.

English Setter

Bred for hunting, they have a water-resistant coat and love to swim.

American Water Spaniel

A rare breed with a curly coat, they are excellent swimmers and retrievers.


Known for their strength, they are natural lifeguards and can rescue people from water.


With a unique rough coat, they are great swimmers and were bred to hunt otters.


A versatile hunter, they are excellent swimmers and retrievers.

Boykin Spaniel

Bred for water retrieving, they have a dense waterproof coat.

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Distinct for their curly coat, they are energetic and love water activities.

Curly-Coated Retriever

Cheerful and playful, they are excellent swimmers and love to fetch.

Flat-Coated Retriever

Once used by fishermen, they are strong swimmers and have a water-resistant coat.

Portuguese Water Dog

Originally truffle hunters, they are now popular water retrievers.

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