Do Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs Shed?

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog laying on green grass.

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. … Read more

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 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

Do Bracco Italianos Shed?

Bracco Italiano walking outside near large tree.

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 … Read more

Do Airedale Terriers Shed Lots?

Airedale Terrier stands in a rack on the grass in the alley of trees.

The Airedale Terrier is the largest of all Terrier breeds and given their courageous nature and unmatched versatility, it’s no wonder they are known as the “King of Terriers.” And thankfully, they don’t shed lots of hair. Airedale Terriers have a dense, wiry outer coat and a soft, thick undercoat that doesn’t shed very much … Read more