Do Rottweilers Shed? (Rottie Shedding Guide)

Beautiful portrait of a Rottweiler during spring standing in a green park.

Rottweilers are loyal, hard working, courageous dogs. And while some may find them intimidating, they’re actually among the sweetest, most loving family companions in dogdom. Do they shed lots? Rotties have a dense, medium-length double coat that sheds moderately throughout most of the year, but you may notice an increase in shedding during spring and … Read more

Do Norwegian Elkhounds Shed Lots?

Norwegian Elkhound at dog show

Norwegian Elkhounds are an ancient dog breed that, according to the AKC, were developed thousands of years ago as elk hunters, herders, guarders, and as shipmates for vikings. They’re known as strong, intelligent, fearless hunters, as well as loyal companions. They do shed, quite a bit, though. Norwegian Elkhounds have a thick double coat that … 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 Belgian Sheepdogs Shed?

Belgian Sheepdog running on dirt path surrounded by nature.

Belgian Sheepdogs (or Belgian Shepherds) are large working dogs that originate from Belgium, where they were commonly used to herd sheep. Over the years however, these intelligent, versatile dogs have also been used as police dogs, messengers and even helped soldiers in the military. Safe to say, few dogs can match his work ethic, trainability … Read more

American Eskimo Dog Shedding – What to Expect!

Happy white American Eskimo Dog standing up.

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 … Read more