Dog Breeds

Are Maltipoos Hypoallergenic? A Useful Guide

Breeders frequently advertise Maltipoos as the perfect dog for the dog lover with allergies. Sadly, though, these claims of the Maltipoo being hypoallergenic are false. In fact, there is no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog – at least not in the traditional sense of the phrase.    When a breeder advertises a dog as…

Are Cavachons Hypoallergenic? A Helpful Guide

Breeders often label the Cavachon (a cross between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Bichon Frise) as hypoallergenic, but this is somewhat erroneous. While this toy-sized breed is low-shedding, to label the Cavachon as hypoallergenic overlooks the fact that dog allergies are not only triggered by dog hair!   Dog hair is just one…

Are Havanese Hypoallergenic? A Helpful Guide

The Havanese is a Cuban dog breed that breeders frequently categorize as hypoallergenic. Unfortunately, while the Havanese is less likely to trigger mild allergies than heavily shedding breeds (like the Siberian Husky), it is still not truly hypoallergenic.   For those with minimal dog allergies, a reduction in shedding may eliminate allergy symptoms. For those…

How Big Do Maltipoos Get? An experts answer

The Maltipoo is a small breed dog that grows between 8 and 14 inches tall and weighs between 5 and 20lbs. Multiple factors determine the final size of a Maltipoo, including the type of Poodle used in breeding, the genes a puppy inherited, diet, medical conditions, and the overall care a puppy receives.   What…

Do Brittany Spaniels Shed?

The Brittany Spaniel does shed and is considered a moderate shedder. A dog that is a moderate shedder falls somewhere between the Siberian Husky and the Poodle. So, while the Brittany is not a “low-shedder,” they are certainly not the top culprits out there when it comes to dog hair tumbleweeds!   Do Brittany Spaniels…