Tag: Small Dog Breeds

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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Brown Dachshund puppy standing outside near garden.

Do Dachshunds Shed Much?

Dachshunds are small dogs that were developed in Germany over 600 years ago to hunt badgers. Their short feet and long “sausage dog” bodies don’t just make ’em look unique, this also helped them dig into badger dens, and dispatch them, back in the day. Today, however, they’re better known as friendly, family companions with

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Beautiful young Maltese dog standing in garden surrounded by flowers.

Do Maltese Dogs Shed?

Maltese are small toy dogs that originated from Malta thousands of years ago. They are known as alert, playful and gentle companions, and are characterised by their beautiful white coat. Do they shed much? Maltese have long, silky, straight coats that shed very little. And they’re listed on the American Kennel Club website as being

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Silky Terrier with long hair standing on grass.

Do Silky Terriers Shed? (Silky Shedding Guide)

Silky Terriers are small dogs that originate from Australia. They excel at hunting small, fast moving rodents and make friendly, alert and spirited companions. Do they shed much? Silky Terriers have long, silky, single coats that molt very little throughout the year. They’re not especially difficult to groom, but given the length and texture of

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