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

Vizsla Shedding (All You Need to Know)

Vizsla dog in autumn outside in the field during sunset.

Vizslas (or Hungarian Pointers) are medium-sized, all-round hunting dogs that originate from Hungary. They’re often described as being energetic, versatile and affectionate too, so it’s easy to see how they’ve become such popular companions in the United States over the years. And thankfully, they don’t shed much either! Vizslas have short, smooth, single coats that … Read more

Boykin Spaniel Shedding (All You Need to Know)

Brown Boykin Spaniel running on grass.

Boykin Spaniels originate from a town in South Carolina called Boykin, where they were bred to hunt game birds and retrieve waterfowl from local lakes. Given his skill in the field, trainability, and friendly nature while at home, it wasn’t long before his popularity grew. To the point he’s now the official state dog of … Read more

Do English Setters Shed Lots?

English Setter standing on the beach.

English Setters are medium-sized dogs that were originally bred to assist bird hunters by “setting” (or laying down) when they located game birds. When they’re not in they’re not in the field, however, they’re best known as friendly, relaxed companions. And thankfully, they don’t shed lots. The English Setter has a long, silky coat that … Read more

Do Cocker Spaniels Shed?

Cocker Spaniel walks on elevated path with blue sky in background.

Cocker Spaniels are small, gentle, adorable dogs, and one of the most popular family companions in the United States. But they’re not just a pretty face. Spaniels were originally bred to hunt and retrieve game birds, so they are naturally active and alert sporting dogs too. Do they shed much? Cocker Spaniels have a double … Read more

Do Labrador Retrievers Shed lots? (Shedding Guide)

Happy purebred Labrador Retriever dog outdoors sitting on grass park sunny summer day.

Labrador Retrievers are friendly, outgoing dogs that originate from Newfoundland, where they were bred to help fisherman haul nets and retrieve fish from the freezing North Atlantic. Today, they are the most popular dog breed in the United States. And it’s not hard to see why. Not only do Labs make great family companions, but … Read more

Do Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Shed?

Portrait of typical Chesapeake Bay Retriever dog in the forest

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers (or Chessies) are large gun dogs that were bred to retrieve duck and other game birds in the cold, shallow waters of Chesapeake Bay, an estuary located in the U.S. states of Maryland and Virginia. They are among the toughest, most tireless and capable of all retriever type dogs. But they’re not … Read more