Cairn Terrier Shedding – What to Expect

Cairn Terrier outside posing in park.

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 … Read more

Do Maltese Dogs Shed?

Beautiful young Maltese dog standing in garden surrounded by flowers.

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 … Read more

Do Silky Terriers Shed? (Silky Shedding Guide)

Silky Terrier with long hair standing on grass.

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 … Read more

Do Yorkshire Terriers Shed? (What to Expect!)

Yorkshire Terrier dog laying on white fluffy blanket with a wooden background.

Yorkshire Terriers are small, affectionate dogs that are just full of personality. They were originally developed in England as skilled ratters, but went on to become one of the most popular urban companions in the world. And thankfully, they don’t shed much hair! Yorkies have long, straight, glossy coats that shed very little. However, their … Read more

How Much Do Toy Fox Terriers Shed?

Toy fox terrier in the summer the park on the green grass.

Toy Fox Terriers are described as intelligent, alert and friendly, and as having the tenacity of a terrier but the lovability of a toy breed. They were originally bred as barnyard ratters and small game hunters, but have also proven their skill in the circus and excel at agility competitions. Do they shed much? Toy … Read more

Do Chihuahuas Shed Lots? (Chi Shedding Guide)

Chihuahua laying on timber floor.

Chihuahuas are small dogs that were named after the Mexican state of Chihuahua. They are often described as loyal, charming and bold, like a terrier, and are popular companions. Do they shed lots? Chihuahuas come in both short and long coat varieties, and some don’t have an undercoat, while others do. So it does depend … Read more

Do Pomeranians Shed? (Pom Shedding Guide)

Pomeranian puppy sitting on green grass with water and trees in background.

Pomeranians are smart, inquisitive, lively dogs that make ideal companions. And even though they’re small in size, they can be quite bold! Which (if I had to guess) may be due to their relation to spitz-type sled dogs, such as the Alaskan Malamute, which are much larger. Either way, they don’t shed very much. Poms … Read more