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Portrait of typical Chesapeake Bay Retriever dog in the forest

Do Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Shed?

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

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Two rough Collies lying in the park.

Do Collies Shed a Lot? (Shedding Guide)

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

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

Do Weimaraners Shed Lots?

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

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Portrait of a German Shepherd laying on green grass with trees in background.

Do German Shepherd Dogs Shed? (GSD Shedding)

German Shepherd Dogs (GSDs) are large working dogs that were originally developed in Germany to herd sheep. Today, however, these smart, obedient and courageous dogs are better known for working with law enforcement and spending time with family. And yes, they do shed – a LOT. German Shepherds have a medium length double coat that

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Miniature American Shepherd puppy outside.

Do Miniature American Shepherds Shed?

Miniature American Shepherds are small herding dogs that are known for their intelligence, loyalty and hard working nature, much like the Australian Shepherd from which they originate. How much do they shed? Miniature American Shepherds have a medium-length double coat that sheds a moderate-to-high amount year round, and even heavier during shedding season in spring

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Mastiff dog standing on green grassy field.

Do Mastiffs Shed? (English Mastiff Shedding Guide)

Mastiffs are a large, powerful breed of dog that has been around for thousands of years. They were bred to guard, hunt, help soldiers, and battle fierce animals like lions, bulls and bears during ancient times. So, at 30 inches tall and 130 pounds, Mastiffs are a force to be reckoned with. But they’re also

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