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10 Dogs that Shed the Most / Least - And What to Do About It

This guide is for existing pet owners or those who are thinking of becoming one. You will find out everything you need to know about what dogs shed the most and why. You will also find out about what dogs shed the least. Furthermore, we will also have a look at what causes shedding and what to do about it. Let’s start.

Dogs that shed the most/least

If you are looking to get a dog and shedding is an issue, don’t worry. We will give you an overview of the 10 dog species that shed the most and the ones that shed the least. But don’t stress. If you absolutely love a dog race that sheds a lot, we will give you solutions as well.

 

Dogs that shed the most

Dogs that shed the least

10

Saint Bernard

Yorkshire Terrier

9

Great Pyrenees

Xoloitzcuintli

8

Chow Chow

Portuguese Water Dog

7

Akita

Poodle

6

Siberian Husky

Löwchen

5

Golden Retriever

Komondor

4

German Shepherd

Italian Greyhound

3

Labrador Retriever

Chinese Crested Dog

2

Alaskan Malamute

Brussels Griffon

1

Alaskan Husky

Bichon Frise

 

 You can find a more extensive list of dogs that shed the least here.

Why dogs and cats shed excessively

There are many reasons why dogs and cats shed. The most obvious being the race of course. However, other factors matter as well. If your pet is not well and it is under stress, please read this article. Poor nutrition, supplements (not all of them are bad) and allergies can also be a problem. If your pet is (potentially) experiencing one of the following problems, please consult a vet:

  • Parasites (fleas, lice or mites)
  • Fungal or bacterial infections
  • Inhalant or food-related allergies
  • Kidney, liver, thyroid or adrenal disease (including Cushing’s)
  • Pregnancy or lactation
  • Certain medications
  • Self-induced trauma due to licking
  • Cancer
  • Immune disease
  • Sunburn
  • Contact with irritating or caustic substances

 

How to stop a dog shedding?

Supplements are always a good idea if you choose the right ones. Like in people, a bad omega 6 omega 3 ratio could be bad for your pet. Vitamins A, E and D are also a solid bet. A good supplement against dog shedding with a comprehensive list of ingredients can be found here.

Tried everything? Pet hair on the couch, in the car your bed or even on your clothes don’t have to be a problem. If you still think: “My dog sheds like crazy”. Well, we have something for you. With our pet hair remover, loose hair, fur and shedding are not a problem. It doesn’t matter where it is.

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Conclusion:

If you are looking for a dog and dog shedding is a major concern, don’t worry. Choose a dog race that doesn’t shed a lot. Already have a dog or love a dog that sheds a lot? Don’t worry at all. With the right supplements and it won’t be a problem at all.

 

Still unsure what to do?

Let us know in the comments section!

 

2 Kommentare

  • Thanks Marquis – will keep you posted on more good stuff!

    David Beckett
  • This is a really good post knowing which dogs she’d the most before buying a dog leaves me with satisfaction I made the right choice.

    Marquis

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