Tag: Small Dog Breeds

Rat Terrier jumping out of the water while playing outside.

Do Rat Terriers Shed? (Shedding and Grooming Guide)

The Rat Terrier is a rare breed that’s named after its skillful rat-catching abilities. This loyal dog has big ears and a big personality to match. Do Rat Terriers shed a lot? Rat Terriers shed moderately, with regular shedding throughout the year and then heavier seasonal shedding ahead of the winter and summer. This breed

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Lakeland Terrier Dog standing on Grass

Do Lakeland Terriers Shed? (Lakeland Shedding Guide)

The Lakeland Terrier is a mid-sized dog from England’s Lake District that used to hunt vermin on farms. As an outgoing, upbeat canine, this Terrier breed makes a worthwhile companion. Does the Lakeland Terrier shed much? As with most dogs, you may notice some hair floating around if you adopt a Lakeland Terrier, but they

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Cute Brussels Griffon dog standing in green grass.

Do Brussels Griffon Dogs Shed?

The Brussels Griffon is one of the smallest dog breeds, weighing under 10 pounds on average. This Belgium pup is always on red alert to keep a watchful eye on its family members despite its diminutive size. Does the Brussels Griffon shed a lot? Rough-coated Brussels Griffons shed infrequently, even during seasonal changes. The smooth-coated

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Do Affenpinschers Shed? (Affen Shedding Guide)

Affenpinschers are toy dogs from Germany that are also known as Monkey Terriers due to their wiry coats. They may be small dogs, but they boast a big, funny personality that’s sure to leave your family in stitches.  Does the Affenpinscher shed much?  Affenpinschers, despite that their coats are rough and thick, are considered a

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog on the grass

Do Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Shed?

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are small dogs that are known for their gentle, affectionate nature, beautiful puppy dog eyes and adorable expression. They’re not just a pretty face though, Cavaliers make great family companions that can adapt to virtually any lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for a lapdog, active hiking buddy, or capable hunting partner. How

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Cairn Terrier outside posing in park.

Cairn Terrier Shedding – What to Expect

Cairn Terriers are small dogs that were developed in Scotland to dig into cairns (man-made piles of rocks for graves or landmarks) and dispatch the rodents living within them. And according to the AKC, they even hunted foxes when grouped in packs. So they’re not just cute and cuddly companions, they’re also rugged, fearless little

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