Otterhounds are large dogs from England that were originally bred for hunting otters in streams and rivers. Outside of the water, the Otterhound has a lively, boisterous personality that makes it the perfect choice for families looking for a fun canine companion. Does the Otterhound shed, and if so, how much? Otterhounds, with their shaggy
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Newfypoos are a large designer breed of dog that was developed by mixing a Poodle with a Newfoundland Dog. They are often described as friendly, loyal dogs that love playtime about as much as relaxing. They have more than one name too. So when I say “Newfypoo,” I’m also referring to the dogs listed below,
Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs (or Swissies) are large working dogs that are said to have been developed in the Swiss Alps by crossing mastiff-type dogs and Alpine mountain dogs. Like their cousin, the Rottweiler, they were employed as herders and protectors of livestock, as well as “pulling dogs” that hauled carts to and from markets.
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
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
The Bracco Italiano (or Italian Pointing Dog) originates from Italy and is one of the oldest pointing dogs on record. They are known as intelligent, enthusiastic and versatile gun dogs in the field, and affectionate companions around the home. They’re not heavy shedders either. However, like most dogs, they do molt, so you will notice