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Types of Dogs That Don't Shed: 8 Popular Breeds for Neat Freaks

By    |   Monday, 12 Jan 2015 11:51 AM

Pet owners who don’t like putting up with dog hair can benefit from the types of dogs that don’t shed. These dogs are also good for people who have allergies.

Here are eight popular breeds of dogs that don’t shed:

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• Poodles don’t shed, which makes them good for people who don’t want to constantly deal with dog hair around the house. Poodles also make great pets for families and individuals. Whether standard, miniature, or toy sized, poodles are active as well. They usually require regular grooming to maintain their unique coat of hair.

• Kerry blue terriers don’t shed, but should be brushed and trimmed on a regular basis to keep them neat. They are energetic dogs that love to play. Their active behavior makes them good family dogs.

• Maltese dogs don’t have the problem of shedding, but they do have long, silky hair. Pet owners need to brush the hair of a Maltese daily to avoid matting. The Maltese is also known for being playful.

• The Bichon Frise is related to the standard poodle and has become a popular pet. The dog has hair that continually grows, so it is important for pet owners to groom these dogs regularly to maintain an attractive coat.

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• Schnauzers are types of dogs that require regular grooming to prevent hair matting, but you still avoid the shedding. Standard schnauzers enjoy activity, especially with kids. Miniature schnauzers are cheerful and protective. Giant schnauzers also provide protective aspects.

• Having an American hairless terrier is one of the ways to keep your home clear of pet hair. They come in hairless and coated varieties, but both types of dogs don’t shed. They are good housedogs and get along well with children.

• Afghan hounds have a lot of hair with fine, silky coats that don’t shed. They are ideal companions and have a dignified stature, but require regular grooming and exercise.

• Soft-coated Wheaten terriers have single coats that shed very little hair. They are types of dogs that adapt well to just about any environment and make great friends for children. Like many other dogs that don’t shed, they need regular grooming to maintain their beautiful coat.

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