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 Norwegian Elkhounds Shed Lots?

Norwegian Elkhound at dog show

Norwegian Elkhounds are an ancient dog breed that, according to the AKC, were developed thousands of years ago as elk hunters, herders, guarders, and as shipmates for vikings. They’re known as strong, intelligent, fearless hunters, as well as loyal companions. They do shed, quite a bit, though. Norwegian Elkhounds have a thick double coat that … Read more

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Shedding Guide

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon outside standing next to tree.

Wirehaired Pointing Griffons are known for their ability in the field as a versatile gundog and their rough, scruffy appearance. But they’re not just rugged sporting dogs, they also make friendly, loyal companions. And the good news is, they don’t shed very much! Griffs have a medium-length double coat made up of harsh, wiry outer … 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

Irish Terrier Shedding (All You Need to Know)

Red Irish Terrier laying down on grass against a brick wall in the park.

Irish Terriers are medium-sized, all-purpose farm dogs that originate from Ireland. They are easily recognized by their red coat and bold, courageous (yet gentle) nature. They don’t shed much either! Irish Terriers have short, dense, wiry coats that shed very little. Although they their coat does require regular brushing and either hand stripping or trimming … Read more