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20 dogs that shed little

Every year your dog goes through 2 moults: The winter coat becomes a summer coat, the summer coat becomes a winter coat. Most dogs have a coat that continues to shed throughout the year. To a lesser extent than during the moult, but you will still notice that a dog loses his hair. Are you looking for a dog that doesn't shed much? Find below an overview of 20 dogs that shed little. 

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 his boss, has a happy disposition 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. However, grooming the coat can take some time.

Bolonka

Bolonka Specifications

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 that a Russian dog was bred as a companion animal. However, the Bolonka is one of the few exceptions. The Bolonka is a small dog with an easy going character. He is friendly in handling and can easily adapt to new circumstances. A characteristic feature of this breed is that it is a hypoallergenic breed.

Tornjak

Specifications Tornjak

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 over 1000 years old where the breed is already 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 good shape and enormously strong. This breed can easily be used as a watchdog. However, this also has a disadvantage. The animal is very suspicious of people he 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 an owner 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 already won over many hearts. Although the dog now mostly has the image of a show dog, the animal worked hard in the past. The animal served in the mines and hunted vermin. Under the beautiful coat of this dog is also hidden a dog with a feisty 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, ownership of the Shih Tzu was reserved for 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.

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 exists of this dog. The dog is very active and loves to go on walks with his owner. In addition, the dog is also quite intelligent and will try to outsmart his owner just a bit. However, the dog is very loyal to his boss and will respect the boundaries set by his boss. However, you must treat the poodle correctly, 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 a breed you don't like at all. The breed has not been around 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 lose hair. When someone in the family has an allergy to dogs it might be possible to keep an American Crested dog though.

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 dog is a bit misleading. In fact, the name suggests that the dog has no fur. However, this is only partly true. Some Chinese Crested dogs have no fur, however, there are also Chinese Crested dogs that do have a fur. The dog was originally used to catch rats and thus operated quite independently. This can still be seen in the breed, because 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 are not that big in size, they are brave. When unwanted visitors come at night, they will surely 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 quickly brings a smile to your face. The dogs are intelligent so they can feel their owner well. In addition, the dogs Incredibly loyal to their owner. This makes the Biewer terrier a fun family 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 appears in 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 bringer 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

Specifications Glen terrier

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 particularly 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, that character is still in the animal. He does need space to expend his 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 guard dog. 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. After all, he takes his job very seriously.

Boston Terrier

Specifications Boston Terrier

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Boston Terrier

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
4/5

The Boston Terrier is a small dog, but one with a distinct profile. The dog is, unlike some other small dogs, quite sturdy and quite strong. The animal was bred in the United States. Unfortunately, there the dog was mainly kept for martial arts. Meanwhile, the dog is a sociable four-legged companion who delights his owner(s) with his presence.

Havanese

Havanese specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Havanese

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
3/5

One of the most fun dogs From South America is the Havanese. The animal is originally from Cuba and came to Europe in the 18th century. The animal has a beautiful coat. That advantage, however, also has a disadvantage: he must be brushed (almost) daily. The animal has an unbridled energy and is always in for a diversion. Once they notice that someone pays attention to them, nothing is too much trouble.

Scottish Terrier

Specifications Scottish terrier

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Scottish terrier

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

As aloof as the Scottish terrier can be to strangers, he is as loyal to his owner. This intelligent terrier is therefore not without reason a favorite housemate of many families. Although the Scottish terrier can easily adapt to almost any living circumstance, it is important to keep in mind that this quadruped has a lot of energy and needs to be able to use it.

Norwich Terrier

Specifications Norwich Terrier

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Norwich Terrier

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

The Norwich terrier is by nature a true hunter. The animal was kept in particular to catch vermin. That instinct is still in the animal. When he gets the chance he uses his boundless energy to hunt small animals. Therefore, be careful when you purchase this dog and you have other small pets. It could well be that the Norwich terrier will hunt them too!

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