Top 9 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds That Anyone Allergic To Dogs Will Love

Andrea A.
24/7/2017

There's nothing worse for a dog lover than being allergic to their favorite animal. Luckily, some breeds allow you to bypass this frustrating issue.Here are the top 9 hypoallergenic dog breeds that will let you enjoy a canine companion without the fear of allergies!1. Poodle

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Poodles are a very old breed who were originally used in duck hunting and have since become a very popular household companion. They shed very little fur and produce very little dandruff, making them the perfect choice for those allergic to dog fur. Regular grooming will make them even easier to live with.

2. Coton de Tulear

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According to legend, the Coton de Tulear was born in the 16th century after a dog kept to chase rats away made his way on board a pirate ship with three Bichon Frise who had been stolen. These two breeds of dog made the Coton de Tulear, who sheds very little of their soft hair.3. Lhasa Apso

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Originally from Tibet, the Lhassa Apso is the perfect dog for those with allergies. They shed very little fur, but can require a lot of care. As they are very playful and energetic, these dogs are perfect for families with children.4. Bouvier des Flandres

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The Bouvier de Flandres is a real gentle giant and a perfect family dog. Weekly grooming is enough to keep their fur, which they shed very little of, under control.5. Maltese

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The Maltese is another ancient breed which, contrary to its name, did not originate in Malta. Instead, this dog comes from an ancient Sicilian town named Melita. They are very attached to their humans and love spending time with them. While this breed is very easy to live with, their fur requires regular and conscientious upkeep.6. Yorkshire Terrier

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This breed originated in the 19th century in the English town that gives it its name, Yorkshire. A small dog, the Yorkshire terrier is very lively. This dog might not be the perfect companion for young children, but they can be great with older families. Their long fur requires upkeep but will not wreak havoc for those with allergies.7. Shih Tzu

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'Lion dog' in Chinese, The Shih Tzu is an ancient breed. This dog is the ideal canine companion for those living in smaller homes. Calm and sweet, the Shih Tzu is perfect for all families.8. Portuguese Water Dog

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The Portuguese Water Dog is among the oldest dog breeds in the world and originally worked on boats alongside sailors. An excellent swimmer, this breed is brave and robust with an affectionate character. They are easy to care for but require a lot of exercise.9. Schnauzer

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Schnauzers originated in the south of Germany, inBade-Wurtemberg and Bavaria at the end of the 14th century. Today, Schnauzers exist in three different sizes: small, medium and large. Strong and spontaneous, these dogs are not suited to all homes but will make a wonderful companion if in the right environment and are perfect for those with allergies as they shed very little fur.

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