Do Pembroke Welsh Corgis Shed Much?

Happy looking Pembroke Welsh Corgi standing outside on grass.

Pembrokes originate from a county called Pembrokeshire in Wales where, hundreds of years ago, they were bred to herd cattle and sheep. They’ve gone on to become the prized companions of British royalty, as well as popular family dogs the world over. How much do they shed? Pembroke Welsh Corgis are a heavy shedding breed. … Read more

Do Old English Sheepdogs Shed? (OES Shedding Guide)

An old English Sheepdog at the park

Old English Sheepdogs are large, gentle bear-like dogs that originates from England, where they were mostly used to drove cattle over long, dusty country roads in the late 18th century. Do they shed much? Old English Sheepdogs shed a moderate to heavy amount of hair year round, and they have a thick double coat that … Read more

Do Swedish Vallhunds Shed? (Shedding Guide)

Swedish Vallhund dog breed with no feet on the ground chasing a lure in a race.

The Swedish Vallhund is a herding dog that originates from Sweden, where it was bred to herd cattle and other livestock for farmers. They’re known for being energetic, curious and loyal. Do they shed much? Yes, Swedish Vallhunds are a heavy shedding breed with a thick double coat. They shed year round but will lose … Read more

Do Australian Shepherds Shed?

Portrait of Australian Shepherd dog in autumn meadow. Happy adorable Aussie dog sitting in grass field. Beautiful adult purebred Dog outdoors in nature.

Australian Shepherds (Aussies) are working dogs with European, Australian, and American heritage, all rolled into one. They’re smart, energetic, loyal, and love keeping you on your toes. How much do they shed? The Australian Shepherd is an average shedding breed that, given its double coat, tends to shed more during seasonal changes like spring and … Read more

Do Border Collies Shed Excessively? (What You Need to Know)

Border Collie dog spring portrait walking in green fields.

So, you’re thinking of adopting a Border Collie and you want to know if it sheds too much hair?

You’ve come to the right place. We’ll give you the facts so you know what you’re up against!

These guys can be traced all the way back to the ‘borders’ of Scotland and England in the late 1800’s and according to Wikipedia, the word ‘collie’ could mean ‘useful’ in the old Celtic language. Their original ancestor was named ‘Old Hemp’ which was a renowned sheep herder at the time…