Tag: Average Maintenance Coat

English Setter standing on the beach.

Do English Setters Shed Lots?

English Setters are medium-sized dogs that were originally bred to assist bird hunters by “setting” (or laying down) when they located game birds. When they’re not in they’re not in the field, however, they’re best known as friendly, relaxed companions. And thankfully, they don’t shed lots. The English Setter has a long, silky coat that

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Border Terrier laying on grass.

Do Border Terriers Shed? (Shedding Guide)

Border Terriers are small working dogs that were bred to hunt fox and control vermin on the farm. So it’s no wonder they are often described as being tough and courageous. But they’re also affectionate dogs that make excellent family companions. Do they shed much? Borders have a wiry outer coat and soft, dense undercoat

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Chihuahua laying on timber floor.

Do Chihuahuas Shed Lots? (Chi Shedding Guide)

Chihuahuas are small dogs that were named after the Mexican state of Chihuahua. They are often described as loyal, charming and bold, like a terrier, and are popular companions. Do they shed lots? Chihuahuas come in both short and long coat varieties, and some don’t have an undercoat, while others do. So it does depend

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Pomeranian puppy sitting on green grass with water and trees in background.

Do Pomeranians Shed? (Pom Shedding Guide)

Pomeranians are smart, inquisitive, lively dogs that make ideal companions. And even though they’re small in size, they can be quite bold! Which (if I had to guess) may be due to their relation to spitz-type sled dogs, such as the Alaskan Malamute, which are much larger. Either way, they don’t shed very much. Poms

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Happy white American Eskimo Dog standing up.

American Eskimo Dog Shedding – What to Expect!

American Eskimo Dogs (Eskies) are playful, alert and highly intelligent dogs that come in three sizes (standard, miniature and toy). They are easily recognized by their puffy white coat and smiling expression, which kind of reminds me of a Samoyed. And yes – they shed! Eskies have a fluffy, straight, white double coat that sheds

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Giant Schnauzer close up portrai on spring blossom

Do Giant Schnauzers Shed Much?

Giant Schnauzers are large working dogs that were originally developed to drive cattle to and from markets for farmers. Today, they are used as police dogs and are often described as “gentle giants” and loyal guardians by their humans. They don’t shed much either. Giant Schnauzers have a dense, wiry double coat that doesn’t shed

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