lol asked in PetsDogs · 1 decade ago

Dogs that dont shed?

Besides poodles what dogs do not shed at all

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    While no dog is 100 percent hypoallergenic, there are many breeds which the American Kennel Club (AKC®) suggests people with allergies consider. Most of these breeds have non-shedding coats, which produce less dander. It's the dander not the hair which causes most pet allergies.

    For those who can't do without the joy of a canine companion but want to keep their allergies at bay, the AKC suggests they consider the following breeds:

    Bedlington Terrier

    Bichon Frise

    Chinese Crested

    Irish Water Spaniel

    Kerry Blue Terrier

    Maltese

    Poodles (Toy, Miniature or Standard)

    Portuguese Water Dog

    Schnauzer (Miniature, Standard or Giant)

    Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

    Xoloitzcuintli

    The following two websites have some good information on non sheding, light sheders, and dogs that are good for alergies.

    http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/lightshedders.htm

    http://www.akc.org/about/faq_allergies.cfm

  • 1 decade ago

    All animals, like people shed their hair. There is no such think as a shed free animal unless it has no hair to begin with. It is a marketing tool used to sell dogs. Less mess for people. There are dogs that shed less then others. I have a Fila Brasilerio from Brazil and they are suposed to be non-shedders. Wrong!

    He sheds less then alot of dogs but he still sheds!

  • Every dog with fur sheds, it is a common misconception that completely non-shedding breeds exist. The truth is they still shed only a lot less, the only dog that really doesnt shed is a hairless one like the Xoloitzcuintli (show-low-eats-queent-lee)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xoloitzcuintli

    Other hairless dogs.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Hairless_dog...

    Keep in mind hairless dogs still produce dander which causes allergic reactions in many people.

    Now there are also what are reffered to as hypoallergenic dogs, they usually shed less and produce less of the allergy causing dander (no one is allergic to fur its the dander) the reason these dogs shed less is because they are single-coated and do not have an undercoat which is regularly shed with the change of season. These dogs still shed but alot less than those with undercoats. Here is a list of dogs that shed less than average due to thier single-coat... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypoallergenic_dog_br...

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Go to animal planet and watch dogs 101. They don't give you every breed but I saw all the episodes and they had some that don't shed.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I have 2 Silky Terriers (Sometimes they are confused with Yorkies, but they are a little longer and taller...) and I LOVE that I don't find their hair all over. They don't get a seasonal undercoat that must be shed. Their hair is more the texture of human hair and very silky. (Thus the name.... also known as an Australian Silky Terrier...) This is a wonderful breed for a pet! They are quite entertaining, too! ; )

    Source(s): http://www.canadasguidetodogs.com/silky.htm This site verifies what I've stated and gives more information on the breed.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    In addition to the mentioned breeds, poodles don't shed either.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    none shedding is a thing that happens as the dogs grow

  • 1 decade ago

    Bichon Frise and poodles

  • 1 decade ago

    well poodles just about sum it up, BTW......I'm sorry that you're a Katrina Victim, my heart goes out to you....I hope you are doing well

  • 1 decade ago

    A Chinese Crested

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