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20 dogs with little shedding

Every year your dog will moult twice: the winter coat becomes a summer coat and the summer coat becomes a winter coat. Most of the dogs They also have a coat that continues to shed throughout the year. Although to a lesser extent than during the moulting season, you will still notice that a dog loses its hair. Are you looking for a dog that doesn't shed much? Find below an overview of 20 dogs that don't shed much. 

Poodle

Poodle specifications

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Poodle

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

The poodle is popular with many dog owners. Although the dog is small, it is not a typical lap dog, although that image does exist. The dog is very active and loves to go out with its owner. It is also quite intelligent and will try to outsmart its owner. However, the dog is very loyal to his boss and will respect the boundaries that his boss sets. You do have to treat the Poodle correctly, because the animal can be quite proud.

American Crested

Specifications American Crested

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics American Crested

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
3/5

The American Crested is typically a dog breed you either love or hate. The breed has not been around for very long. The American Crested is a descendant of the Rat Terriers. The breed was not created intentionally, but was actually a fluke. The animal is well suited as a family dog. An important advantage of the American Crested is that it does not shed hair. When someone in the family has an allergy for dogs it might be possible to keep an American Crested.

Chinese Crested

Specifications Chinese Crested

4/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Chinese Crested

Family dog
4/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The name of the Chinese Crested is a little misleading. The name suggests that the dog has no fur. However, this is only partly true. Some Chinese Crested dogs have no fur, but there are also Chinese Crested dogs that do have a fur. Originally, the dog was used to catch rats and thus operated quite independently. This can still be seen in the breed, as the animal has a strong will of its own!

Bichon Frise

Specifications Bichon frisé

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Bichon frisé

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

The Bichon frisé is a charming dog with a nice appearance. This animal has already put a smile on the face of many an owner. The dog is enthusiastic and does well in a family. In addition, they are also fond of children. Although the dogs Although they are not that big in size, they are brave. If there are unwanted visitors at night, they will definitely notice and raise the alarm.

Biewer Terrier

Specifications Biewer terrier

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Biewer terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Biewer terrier is a relatively young breed. The animal is also not that big. The Biewer terrier is a dog that you actually love right away. They are full of energy, cheerful and their cute appearance brings a smile to your face. The dogs are intelligent and can feel their owner very well. In addition, the dogs Extremely loyal to their owners. This makes the Biewer terrier a nice family dog.

Bolognese

Specifications Bolognese

4/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics Bolognese

Family dog
4/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

The Bolognese is a nice companion dog with Italian roots. The animal is very attached to its boss, has a cheerful mood and has enough energy to play. The animal is friendly, gives a lot of love to his boss(es), but expects something in return. He expects his owners to be home regularly and to pay attention to him. This dog is not very good at being alone.

Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso Specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Lhasa Apso

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Lhasa Apso is an ancient breed. The history of this small but brave four-legged friend goes back more than 2,000 years. This dog is very loving towards acquaintances, but is quite reserved towards strangers. The dog has a beautiful coat and an energetic appearance. Grooming the coat, however, can take some time.

Bolonka

Specifications Bolonka

5/5
3/5
3/5

Features Bolonka

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Bolonka is a dog of Russian origin. It is quite rare for a Russian dog to be bred as a companion animal. However, the Bolonka is one of the few exceptions. The Bolonka is a small dog with an easy character. It is friendly and can easily adapt to new circumstances. A characteristic feature of this breed is that it is hypoallergenic.

Tornjak

Tornjak specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Tornjak

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Tornjak is a breed with a very long history. Documents have been found dating back more than 1000 years in which the breed is described. However, the breed has an even longer history, possibly the dog was already used by the Romans. The Tornjak is a stocky dog with a sturdy build. However, if the animal is healthy, it is in a good condition and extremely strong. This breed can easily be used as a watchdog. However, this also has a disadvantage. The animal is very suspicious towards people it does not know.

American Akita

Specifications American Akita

3/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics American Akita

Family dog
3/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
4/5

The American Akita is a sweet and intelligent dog, but certainly not a pushover. The dog is not only intelligent, this breed is also independent, proud and dominant. The American Akita has a strong will of his own and needs a boss who is clearly in charge. Otherwise this beautiful dog will become unmanageable.

Yorkshire Terrier

Specifications Yorkshire Terrier

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Yorkshire Terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
4/5

With its beautiful, shiny coat, the Yorkshire Terrier It has already won many hearts. Although the dog now mainly has the image of a show dog, the animal has worked hard in the past. It worked in the mines and hunted vermin. Underneath the beautiful coat of this dog hides a dog with a tough character.

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu Specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Shih Tzu

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
3/5

For centuries, the possession of the Shih Tzu was reserved for the members of the Chinese Imperial family. Nowadays, this dog is not only a nice family dog for the rich, but also the "common people" can own this nice dog. The Shih Tzu is a cheerful dog, that with its nice appearance quickly wins people over. The animal has a stubborn character, but is very loyal and loving.

Chihuahua

Chihuahua specifications

4/5
1/5
4/5

Chihuahua characteristics

Family dog
4/5
Good with children
1/5
Energy level
4/5

The Chihuahua is the smallest dog in the world. It is extremely petite, but has a lot of energy. It is also quite brave. Despite its small size, it keeps a close eye on its surroundings. At the same time, he is quite playful, and loves to go for a walk with his master, or snuggle up with his master on the sofa.

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Specifications Dandie Dinmont Terrier

4/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Family dog
4/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is named after a character that does not really exist. The animal is in fact named after a fictional character. In the book Guy Mannering Walter Scott describes a farmer who owns a terrier. The dog is named after this farmer. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a true terrier, but its legs are a bit shorter. However, the animal has a nice character, is friendly and full of energy.

Dachshund

Dachshund specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Dachshund

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Dachshund is sometimes mistaken for a lapdog for reasons that are unclear. This, however, is not justified. The Dachshund is a very cheerful, lively dog that loves activities. At the same time it is also true that the dog loves (physical) attention. However, the dog also enjoys being petted and jumping on its owner's lap.

Coton de Tuléar

Specifications Coton de tuléar

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Coton de tuléar

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy level
3/5

The Coton de Tuléar is a dog with a very soft coat. It is said that the coat of this dog is as soft as cotton. That is what his name refers to. The Coton de tuléar is a nice companion dog. The dog has a great capacity for empathy. That is why the dog is also used as a therapy dog.

Akita

Akita specifications

4/5
1/5
4/5

Characteristics Akita

Family dog
4/5
Good with children
1/5
Energy level
4/5

The Akita is a dog breed of Japanese origin. The name "Akita" refers to the province where the dog originally comes from. The dog has a beautiful characteristic appearance and is known for its extreme loyalty. This dog is the national dog of Japan and plays an important role in Japanese culture. The dog is part of Japanese mythology. Dog figurines are also given as gifts. The dog figurines are a symbol of friendship and prosperity. In Japan, the dog is also seen as a bearer of good luck.

Komondor

Specifications Komondor

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Komondor

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Komondor is a dog with the appearance of a show model. The coat of this dog can become extremely long. Yet this Hungarian dog was certainly not a model. For years, the dog has served as a very successful watchdog.

Glen Terrier

Glen terrier specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Glen terrier

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy level
3/5

The Glen terrier is a small dog with a very lively character. The dog has a double coat and is rough-haired. The animal is a real family dog and its endearing appearance can make it look like a lap dog. But make no mistake! The dog was originally bred as a hunting dog and that character is still present in the animal. It needs space to expend its energy.

Boerboel

Boerboel Specifications

5/5
4/5
3/5

Characteristics Boerboel

Family dog
5/5
Good with children
4/5
Energy level
3/5

The Boerboel is one of the few dogs with a Dutch name. However, the dog was not bred in the Netherlands, but in South Africa. The dog really has the character of a watchdog. The dog has a dedicated character. He takes good care of the family that he has to protect. However, you mustn't joke with the Boerboel. He takes his job very seriously.

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