Hypoallergenic Dogs – Breeds Good for People With Allergies

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Some people don’t think they can bring a dog into the home because they suffer from allergies. The good news is there are several breeds out there that are perfect for allergy sufferers. Take a look at our list of these hypoallergenic dogs , which are breeds that keep the sneezing at a minimum for those who are deemed allergic to dogs.

Hypoallergenic Dogs that Don't Shed

  • Shih Tzu
  • Maltese
  • Airedale Terrier
  • Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
  • Coton de Tulear
  • Tibetan Terrier
  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier
  • Bergamasco

Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds That Shed

Minimal Shedding

  • Yorkshire Terrier
  • Poodle
  • Miniature Schnauzers
  • West Highland White Terrier
  • Bichon Frise
  • Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
  • Portuguese Water Dog
  • Scottish Terrier
  • Cairn Terrier
  • Italian Greyhound
  • Chinese Crested
  • Giant Schnauzer
  • Border Terrier
  • Basenji
  • Wire Fox Terrier
  • Brussels Griffon
  • Silky Terrier
  • Norwich Terrier
  • Welsh Terrier
  • Irish Terrier
  • Miniature Bull Terrier
  • Kerry Blue Terrier
  • Australian Terrier
  • Norfolk Terrier
  • Affenpinscher
  • Lakeland Terrier
  • Irish Water Spaniel
  • Bedlington Terrier
  • Puli
  • Lowchen
  • Polish Lowland Sheepdog
  • Spanish Water Dog
  • Cesky Terrier

Moderate Shedding

  • Afghan Hound
  • Bouvier des Flandres

Significant Shedding

  • Samoyed

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Nothing in this article should be construed as financial, legal or veterinary advice. Please consult your own advisors for questions relating to your and your pet’s specific circumstances. 

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