Do American Foxhounds Shed? (What You Need to Know)

American Foxhound standing in a public park.

American Foxhounds are described by the American Kennel Club as good-natured, easy-going dogs that get on well with other animals and children. They’re also known for their speed and enduring work ethic, which no doubt served them well during their fox hunting days. Do they shed? Yes, American Foxhounds do shed, but not very heavily. … Read more

Do Staffordshire Bull Terriers Shed?

Portrait of black Staffordshire Bull Terrier on the background of green trees in the park.

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are strong, agile bull-type terriers that were once used as fighting dogs, that is until blood sports were outlawed. Today, they’re best known as mild, friendly and loyal companions that are adored by families across the globe. How much hair do the shed? Staffordshire Bull Terriers have short, smooth coats that don’t … Read more

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 Bull Terriers Shed Much?

Beautiful Bull Terrier dog standing in the park.

Bull Terriers are well-built, playful dogs with an egg-shaped head. And even though they were built for battle, they make great family companions, especially with proper training, early socialization and plenty of stimulation. What about shedding? Bull Terriers have short, easy-to-groom coats that don’t shed very much. Except twice per year during spring and fall, … Read more

Do Beagles Shed Much? (Shedding Guide)

Beagle puppy sitting on brown grass

Beagles are small dogs that were originally used to track and hunt small game such as rabbit. These days they are among the most popular breeds in the United States and are often described as being friendly, loyal family companions. Do they shed much? Beagles are a double-coated breed that sheds a moderate amount of … Read more