Do Poodles Shed Lots? (Shedding Guide)

White Poodle dog outdoors on green grass

Poodles are highly intelligent, athletic dogs that were once used for hunting and retrieving ducks in Germany. Today, however, they’re known as the national dog of France and are ranked as one of the most popular breeds in the U.S. by the American Kennel Club. They don’t shed much hair either. Poodles are a low … Read more

Do Miniature Pinschers Shed? (Min Pin Shedding)

Miniature Pinscher standing in forest.

Min Pins are small dogs with big dog personalities. They are known as a fearless, energetic and proud breed that make excellent family companions. Do they shed much? Miniature Pinschers have a short, smooth coat that overall doesn’t shed very much. Min Pins are also very easy to groom given they have such short coats, … Read more

Do Papillons Shed Lots? (Helpful Shedding Guide)

Papillon dog standing in long green grass with trees in background.

Papillons are small, beautiful looking dogs that were bred as companions for noblewomen hundreds of years ago. Today, the friendly and upbeat Pap is a popular family companion. And don’t let their cuteness fool you, they’re actually very athletic, robust little dogs! And thankfully, they don’t shed much at all. Papillons have long, silky, flowing … Read more

Do Giant Schnauzers Shed Much?

Giant Schnauzer close up portrai on spring blossom

Giant Schnauzers are large working dogs that were originally developed to drive cattle to and from markets for farmers. Today, they are used as police dogs and are often described as “gentle giants” and loyal guardians by their humans. They don’t shed much either. Giant Schnauzers have a dense, wiry double coat that doesn’t shed … Read more

Do Portuguese Water Dogs Shed? (Portie Shedding)

Portuguese Water Dog laying down on a green table with blue sky in background.

Portuguese Water Dogs are medium sized working dogs that were developed to help fisherman in Portugal in the 1930s. They excelled at tasks such as herding fish into nets, retrieving lost fishing equipment and sending messages between ships, and from ship to shore. These days, they’re best known as affectionate, trainable and eager to please … Read more

Do West Highland White Terriers Shed?

Portrait of One West Highland White Terrier in the Park

West Highland White Terriers (or Westies) are small white coated Earthdogs that were used hundreds of years ago to hunt rats and other rodents in Scotland. Today, they’re more commonly known as loveable family pets and stars in the show ring. Do they shed? West Highland White Terriers don’t shed much, but it does take … Read more

Do Cane Corsos Shed? (Corsi Shedding Guide)

Black Adult Cane Corso Close Up Portrait

Cane Corsos are large working dogs with an ancient Italian heritage. Throughout the ages, they’ve gone from fearlessly charging enemy lines in battle, to hunting and guarding livestock, to becoming one of the most popular dogs in the United States and abroad. Given his background, intimidating stature and loyal, protective nature, it’s easy to see … Read more