Top 8 Dog Breeds That Love Swimming 

Acadia offers pet-friendly carriage roads and trails. Enjoy coastal views with your four-legged companion. Acadia pet adventures.

Labrador Retriever  

Goldens have water-repellent coats and webbed feet making them excellent swimmers and ideal for water sports.  

Golden Retriever

Poodles have webbed feet that make them strong swimmers. Their non-shedding coats are ideal for water.


This energetic breed's webbed feet and waterproof coat allow it to swim for hours retrieving nets and rescuing.

Portuguese Water Dog

Massive Newfoundlands use their webbed feet and muscular build to rescue drowning victims from the sea.


With an oily, waterproof coat and strong legs, these dogs were bred to hunt waterfowl in icy waters.

Chesapeake Bay Retriever 

The Irish Water Spaniel has a waterproof curly coat specially designed for swimming and water retrieving.

Irish Water Spaniel

Top 8 Most Energetic Dog Breeds