Do Maltese Dogs Shed?

Beautiful young Maltese dog standing in garden surrounded by flowers.

Maltese are small toy dogs that originated from Malta thousands of years ago. They are known as alert, playful and gentle companions, and are characterised by their beautiful white coat. Do they shed much? Maltese have long, silky, straight coats that shed very little. And they’re listed on the American Kennel Club website as being … Read more

Do Silky Terriers Shed? (Silky Shedding Guide)

Silky Terrier with long hair standing on grass.

Silky Terriers are small dogs that originate from Australia. They excel at hunting small, fast moving rodents and make friendly, alert and spirited companions. Do they shed much? Silky Terriers have long, silky, single coats that molt very little throughout the year. They’re not especially difficult to groom, but given the length and texture of … Read more

Do Shetland Sheepdogs Shed Much?

Shetland Sheepdog standing outside with green trees in background.

Shetland Sheepdogs are small herding dogs that originate from the Shetland Islands where, according to the AKC, they were developed to herd sheep and ponies for farmers. They’re not just highly intelligent, capable working dogs though, they’re also popular companions that are known for their energetic and playful nature. They do shed though – a … Read more

Do Norwich Terriers Shed?

Portrait of a Norwich Terrier in a garden.

Norwich Terriers are small dogs that were originally bred to hunt rats, which is something they share in common with breeds like the West Highland White Terrier. As time went on, however, these energetic, affectionate dogs became prized companions the world over. Do they shed much? No, Norwiches are not heavy shedders by any stretch, … Read more

Do Yorkshire Terriers Shed? (What to Expect!)

Yorkshire Terrier dog laying on white fluffy blanket with a wooden background.

Yorkshire Terriers are small, affectionate dogs that are just full of personality. They were originally developed in England as skilled ratters, but went on to become one of the most popular urban companions in the world. And thankfully, they don’t shed much hair! Yorkies have long, straight, glossy coats that shed very little. However, their … Read more

Irish Terrier Shedding (All You Need to Know)

Red Irish Terrier laying down on grass against a brick wall in the park.

Irish Terriers are medium-sized, all-purpose farm dogs that originate from Ireland. They are easily recognized by their red coat and bold, courageous (yet gentle) nature. They don’t shed much either! Irish Terriers have short, dense, wiry coats that shed very little. Although they their coat does require regular brushing and either hand stripping or trimming … Read more