Dog paddle 101: teach your dog how to swim! Some dogs just LOVE to swim, while others run away by the thought of it. In fact, some breeds cannot swim at all! So, if you are the proud owner of a Bulldog, do not even think about it! Other breeds, like Retrievers, were bred for waterfowl hunting. So swimming feels natural to them. Here are some great tips to introduce your dog to water and teach them how to swim properly. Click through to read more!