Non shedding dog breeds
The term ‘non-shedding dog’ is a bit of a misnomer as in reality all dogs shed to some degree. On the bright side, there are some breeds that shed only very little hair and may therefore be better suited to allergy sufferers and people who like a clean house.
We have put together a list of the most popular low shedding dog breeds in Australia. Learn more about their history, characteristics, temperament, common breed diseases and conditions and lots of other interesting facts to guide you to choose the right dog for you!
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The Airedale Terrier is the largest of all terrier breeds. The breed is tall and sturdy with a muscular body and covered in a thick, course coat of fur.
Australian Cobberdogs are loving and highly intelligent dogs that descend from the original Labradoodles. They work as therapy and assistance dogs.
Australian Terriers are energetic, adaptable and loving, small sized balls of fun. They love to please their owners and make great family pets.
The Bichon Frise (or simply “Bichon”) is a small, sturdy dog famous for its curly, fluffy white coat. They were popular in France as performing dogs and companion dogs.
Brussels Griffon (Griffon Bruxellois)
The Brussels Griffon, also known as Griffon Bruxellois in Europe, is a toy dog breed.
Cairn Terriers are cute, scruffy looking small size dogs with loads of energy and personality. Best known as the dog in The Wizard of Oz, they love being part of the family and being busy and active.
Cavoodles are cute, smart and energetic small to medium size dogs that are very popular with families. They are highly trainable, love people and make great companions.
Dachshunds are lovable, independent little dogs with a distinctive, long body and short legs. They have an independent but loyal nature and a bright personality.
Groodles are intelligent and energetic large sized dogs that are very popular with families. They are highly trainable, love being involved with people and make great companions.
The Irish Terrier is a medium-sized dog and one of the oldest breeds of terrier. This handsome bearded dog is active and adaptable, suitable for life both in the country and in the city.
The Italian Greyhound (also referred to as the IG) is a slim, fine boned dog. It looks quite similar to the Whippet but it is smaller in size and stature.