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 it neat.
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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There are three varieties of Miniature Dachshunds including shorthaired, wirehaired and longhaired and each of these varieties do shed.
The Miniature Poodle is a small sized dog, which was bred as a smaller alternative to the Standard Poodle.
The Miniature Schnauzer is a popular small dog with a huge personality and loads of energy.
The Moodle, aka Maltipoo, is a toy breed dog that comes from mixing Maltese and Miniature Poodle genetics.
The Poodle is a small and lively domesticated dog, known for its thick, tightly curled coat and enthusiastic nature.
Poodle – Toy
The Toy Poodle is a small and lively domesticated dog, known for its thick, tightly curled coat and enthusiastic nature.
Portuguese Water Dog
The Portuguese Water Dog (affectionately known as the Portie) is a medium-sized dog known for its thick, curly coat which is (in most cases) hypoallergenic.
The Puli is a breed of Hungarian herding and livestock guarding dog with a uniquely distinctive coat. Characterised by long, woolly, corded dreadlocks covering his compact but powerful body.
The Schnauzer is a medium-size dog of German heritage whose popularity led to the development of two more breeds – the Miniature Schnauzer and the Giant Schnauzer.
The Scottish Terrier is a small and sturdy breed of domesticated dog. High-spirited, fiercely independent, determined and very playful, the Scottish Terrier was developed from a number of the old highland terrier breeds several hundred years ago.
The Shih Tzu is a toy breed of domesticated dog that is of Chinese origin and related to a group of ancient breeds of canine.
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier
The Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier (simply referred to as “Wheaten Terrier” or “Wheaten”) is a medium-sized breed with a distinctive silky coat.