10 Best Dog Breeds That Don't Shed Much

10 Best Dog Breeds That Don't Shed Much

For many dog lovers, the thought of shedding hair all over their homes is a major concern. Fortunately, there are several breeds of dogs that don't shed much or at all.

10 Best Dog Breeds That Don't Shed Much

Here are 10 of the best dog breeds that are perfect for those who want a furry companion without the mess:

1. Shih Tzu

These small, affectionate dogs have long, silky hair that requires regular grooming but doesn't shed much.

2. Poodle 

Poodles are known for their hypoallergenic, curly coats that require regular grooming but don't shed much.

3. Boston Terrier

The Boston Terrier has a short and smooth coat, usually shedding very little, although more noticeable seasonal shedding occurs about twice a year.

4. Yorkshire Terrier

This advice has a silky coat that does not shed, similar to human hair, and should be brushed daily to prevent tangling.

5. Bichon Frise

With their curly, hypoallergenic coats, Bichon Frises are a popular choice for those with allergies.

6. Maltese

These small, friendly dogs have a long white coat that should be brushed daily to prevent tangling.

7. Portuguese Water Dog

These energetic dogs have curly, non-shedding coats that make them perfect for those with allergies.

8. Schnauzer

These intelligent dogs have wiry, non-shedding coats that come in several colors.

9. Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso can have long or short hair. Short hair should be trimmed regularly and brushed once or twice a week. Long hair should be brushed several times a week and bathed regularly.

10. Chinese Crested

These unique dogs have either a full coat of hair or just a few tufts, but neither type sheds much.