Do Bloodhounds Shed Lots? (Shedding Guide)

Black and tan Bloodhound outdoors.

Bloodhounds are large dogs that were bred for hunting and tracking. But they are best known for the latter, which they excel at given their inquisitive nature and incredible sense of smell. They also make relaxed, friendly companions. Do they shed much? Yes, Bloodhounds shed a moderate-to-high amount. But the shedding is most noticeable once … Read more

Do Labrador Retrievers Shed lots? (Shedding Guide)

Happy purebred Labrador Retriever dog outdoors sitting on grass park sunny summer day.

Labrador Retrievers are friendly, outgoing dogs that originate from Newfoundland, where they were bred to help fisherman haul nets and retrieve fish from the freezing North Atlantic. Today, they are the most popular dog breed in the United States. And it’s not hard to see why. Not only do Labs make great family companions, but … Read more

Do Samoyeds Shed Lots? (Shedding Guide)

Portrait of Samoyed dog with puppies on beautiful landscape.

Samoyeds are large working dogs that were bred to hunt, herd and guard reindeer, as well as sled heavy loads across frozen Arctic expanses, for the Samoyede people of Siberia. They’re also incredibly cute! With fluffy white coats, dark almond shaped eyes, and a heart warming smile to boot, it’s hard not to fall completely … Read more

Do Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Shed?

Portrait of typical Chesapeake Bay Retriever dog in the forest

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers (or Chessies) are large gun dogs that were bred to retrieve duck and other game birds in the cold, shallow waters of Chesapeake Bay, an estuary located in the U.S. states of Maryland and Virginia. They are among the toughest, most tireless and capable of all retriever type dogs. But they’re not … Read more

Do Collies Shed a Lot? (Shedding Guide)

Two rough Collies lying in the park.

Collies are medium sized herding dogs that come in two varieties, rough and smooth, and both varieties are said to have originated from Scotland. They are known as loyal, intelligent and graceful dogs that make excellent family companions. Do they shed lots? Both rough and smooth varieties of Collie shed a moderate-to-high amount of fur … Read more

Do Weimaraners Shed Lots?

Portrait of a Weimaraner dog standing on a rock in the woods.

Weimaraners are large hunting dogs that were bred to hunt bears and mountain lion, as well as point and retrieve gamebirds, in Germany in the 1800s. Today, these obedient, fearless hunters are known for being friendly, intelligent companions. Do they shed lots? Weimaraners shed a moderate-to-high amount of hair most of the time and, like … Read more