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5 Dogs That Don’t Shed

5 Dogs That Don’t Shed

With allergy season in full swing we don’t need to add pet allergies to the mix. Hypoallergenic dog breeds are becoming more common because of this issue. Here are our favorite dogs that down shed. No dog is truly hypoallergenic however these breeds are known to be better for allergen sufferers.

Image of a Maltese Terrier

Maltese Terrier

These dogs are known to be the cute pocket dog you always wanted. Their small stature weighing under seven pounds and long fur coats can trap in pet dander. Maltese are low-shedding long living dogs are great companions of all ages. They are known to be stubborn yet the respond well to reward based training. Maltese Terriers are natural showmen dazzling and winning shows across the nation. If you want a hypoallergenic dog with these qualities a Maltese is right for you.

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West Highland White Terrier

Also Known as the Cesar Dog Food Mascot is an icon in the small dog category. Like most terriers these were working dogs that were originally bred to hunt underground rodents. The West Highland White Terrier has an all-white double coat making it hypoallergenic with its tough coat that is almost hard to the touch in comparison to other breeds. These Terriers are independent which can make training difficult but with time and patience you can train them just as well as any other dog.

Image of a Poodle


Surprisingly poodles are hypoallergenic! They have a non-shedding coat which mean less pet dander compared to other dogs. These dogs have been popular for a long time constantly seen in fashion magazines these dogs can’t stay out of the spotlight. The interest in these dogs have led to cross breeding like labradoodles, Maltipoos, & Goldendoodles. These dogs come in a variety of sizes much like the Schnauzer and will continue to be a fan favorite for years to come.

Image of a Schnauzer


The schnauzer is unique in comparison to the rest of the list because this breed comes in all shapes and sizes. This dog originated in Germany 14th–15th century the giant Schnauzer in the 17th century and the miniature in the 19th century. The Schnauzer is known for its intellect, furry eyebrows & bristly whiskers. Most commonly used as a watch dog that Schnauzers have unparalleled athleticism and are protective over their loved ones. If you are looking for an upbeat, athletic, & smart dog the Schnauzer is a great choice.

Image of a Yorshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

These compact toy sized dogs are no more than seven pounds perfect for life in the city. They are known for their silky coat which is black and golden brown. Yorkshire Terriers have hair similar to humans which is the reason that they are hypoallergenic dogs. These little dogs are also called a personality breed being known for their larger than life attitudes.

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