Do Terriers Shed? (Guide to the Lowest-Shedding Terriers)

Terriers were originally bred to hunt vermin on the British Isles during the 1800s, and they’ve since become popular household pets that are known for their spirited, energetic nature. As a life-long dog owner and an annual watcher of the National Dog Show, it was fun to see Stache, the adorable Sealyham Terrier win Best in … Read more

Do Pharaoh Hounds Shed?

Tan colored Pharaoh Hound standing outside on the grass facing sideways from the camera.

The Pharaoh Hound is a medium-sized dog with a short, glossy coat that is often described as elegant, friendly, and smart. They are said to have originated from Malta, where they were used as rabbit hunters before being named the national dog of Malta in the late 1970s. Today, they are crowned as being one … Read more

Do Short-Haired Dogs Shed? (What You Need to Know)

Group of short-haired dogs playing in the park.

At a glance, it would be easy to assume that short-haired dogs don’t shed much, as there’s simply less hair on the dog compared to their longer-haired counterparts. But make no mistake, dogs with short hair do shed. In fact, they can shed more than dogs with long hair, depending on the breed. We learned … Read more

FURminator vs. Other Types of Dog Brushes: What’s Best?

Person brushing Labrador with a FURminator de-shedding tool.

This site is reader-supported. If you buy something through any link on this page, we will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you (learn more here). The FURminator was one of the first de-shedding tools I bought after discovering that our small, innocent-looking Fox Terrier cross was secretly a little shedding factory … Read more

7 Best Dog Dander Removers (2024 Reviews & Buyer’s Guide)

Woman hugging her dog and smiling.

I’ve suffered from dog (and cat) allergies for as long as I can remember, so I know how unpleasant and even downright insufferable it can be. In fact, one of the main reasons I started this site was to show people how to enjoy spending time with their furry companions without being covered in endless … Read more

Do Mini Aussiedoodles Shed? (What You Need to Know)

Aussiedoodle running and playing outside on the grass.

Aussiedoodles are a cross between an Australian Shepherd (Aussie) and Poodle. Aussies, despite their name, are an American-born breed known for their hardworking nature and herding ability, such that they’ve even been dubbed the cowboy’s herding dog of choice. Whereas Poodles, the national dog of France, were originally developed to hunt waterfowl (like ducks) and … Read more