Hypoallergenic

Are Bichon Frise Hypoallergenic? A Helpful Guide

The Bichon Frise is NOT a hypoallergenic dog, but it is one of the more allergy-friendly dog breeds due to its minimal shedding. Many people mistake the Bichon as a no-shedding breed; however, as this pup still sheds, it can cause problems for those with severe allergies.    So just how hypoallergenic is the Bichon…

Are chesapeake bay retrievers hypoallergenic. Yes or NO

Often confused with the Labrador Retriever, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever might not require much grooming but is still NOT a hypoallergenic dog. This intelligent and affectionate breed is known for being an above-average shedder!    Although known as a moderate shedder, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever does not have to be off-limits to allergy sufferers. Fortunately,…

Are Yorkies Hypoallergenic? A Useful Guide

It is a widespread belief that the Yorkie (or Yorkshire Terrier) is hypoallergenic because its coat resembles human hair more than fur. However, this small pup is NOT hypoallergenic, and that is because when it comes to allergies, there is more than dog hair to blame!     The culprit behind human allergies to dogs lies…

Are Cocker Spaniels Hypoallergenic? A Useful Guide

Although not the most prolific shedder, the Cocker Spaniel is NOT a hypoallergenic dog. This double-coated gun dog is a moderate shedder all year round and has two additional sheds in Fall and Spring!   It isn’t just regular shedding that makes the Cocker Spaniel a risk for allergy sufferers; it also sheds allergy-inducing proteins…

Are Beagles Hypoallergenic? A Helpful Guide

Beagles are NOT hypoallergenic dogs. New Beagle owners are often surprised to find out that these hunting dogs are moderate shedders that shed daily AND have annual coat sheds twice a year.    If you were to judge the Beagle by coat only, it is tempting to think that this short-haired pup would be great…