In this video, we’ll talk about the top 14 dog breeds that don’t shed and have no doggy odor. Find out which dog breed is right for you right here.
The Poodle Poodles are hypoallergenic and nonshedding. They also score low in the odor department. Poodles come in three sizes – standard, miniature, and toy. Poodles of all sizes need to be brushed daily, and keeping the coat neat and attractive involves frequent trips to the groomer. If not cared for properly, a Poodle’s fur can become matted and poorly conditioned. The Miniature Schnauzer These dogs shed very little, but are highmaintenance in terms of grooming. Their double coat needs to be clipped every five to eight weeks. The best part is that these dogs release very few unpleasant smells. Miniature Schnauzers are small in size and require regular daily exercise to maintain their mental and physical health. The Yorkshire Terrier The Yorkshire Terrier is a compact, toysize terrier of no more than seven pounds. Yorkies are hypoallergenic. Their most notable feature is their coat, which is long, silky and straight. As you brush it out, the hairs will transfer to the brush, much like human hair. As a perfect lap dog, Yorkshire Terriers rarely emit any bad smell from their body. These dogs are affectionate, but they also want lots of attention. The Boston Terrier Apart from having almost no odor, the Boston Terrier sheds minimally during the year. They are a hypoallergenic breed. If you keep your grooming schedule as you should, you will find little to no hair in your home. The Maltese The Maltese is known for its beautiful silky and white coat that flows down to the floor. It’s a very small dog, usually weighting between 3 to 7 pounds. This makes it adaptable to apartments or small homes without garden.The Maltese sheds very little even with all that fluffiness. Of course, you have to brush the coat daily to keep the few hairs that fall at bay, and avoid annoying tangles. This dog also doesn’t have bad smells. The Labradoodle This crossbreed dog draws the incredible genes of both the Poodle and the Labrador retriever. The Labradoodle is a nontolow shedder. If you are into crossbreeds and want one that ticks both boxes, this dog breed fits the description. The Basenji This small to mediumsized dog is without doubt unique and has some characteristics that totally distinguish it from other breeds. Basenjis have a low odor and shed minimally. This charming, shortcoat dog is a good friend to have if you don’t want the hassle of cleaning after them. Besides shedding very little, you’ll have very little grooming to do as Basenjis are fastidious and will groom themselves like cats. The Shih Tzu The small but lovable Shih Tzu is known for having long hair, a sweet nature, and beautiful dark eyes. A Shih Tzu is different from most dog breeds as they have hair instead of fur. A simple, daily grooming routine is enough to keep a Shih Tzu’s hair under control. You’ll rarely find the hair all over the place. This toy breed doesn’t release any unpleasant smell, making them great for apartment living. The Bichon Frise The Bichon Frise is a small dog that resembles a miniature Poodle. It has a white, curly coat. This breed is considered to be relatively hypoallergenic, as it sheds very little and the shed hair gets caught up in the undercoat instead of falling to the floor. If this dead hair isn't removed by combing or brushing, it can form tangles and mats. It can even lead to skin problems if left unattended. Grooming is a must for this breed to keep their coat in best condition. The Bichon is a naturally friendly, playful breed, and a perfect dog for firsttime owners. The Dachshund Compared to other dog breeds, Dachshunds are low to moderate shedders. They don’t tend to leave massive amounts of hair on your floor or the sofa. And, if you brush them regularly, you shouldn’t find much dog hair around your house, as brushing them will remove all of the loose hair before it has a chance to drop around your home.
The only downside to owning this breed is that it is a passionate digger. The Havanese This breed doesn’t shed much, and smells good for the most part. The only challenge is keeping their coat looking great. It needs plenty of grooming to keep it from being matted and unsightly. The West Highland White Terrier The West Highland White Terrier, commonly known as the Westie, is a breed of dog from Scotland. It has a white double coat which fills out the dog's face. Though Westies don't shed much, they still require frequent brushing. Brushing your Westie will help remove dead fur and keep his coat clean and matfree. The Portuguese Water Dog Portuguese water dogs have a singlelayered coat that does not shed. Most of the hair they do release gets caught up in their waves or curls. Portuguese water dogs are wellknown as a breed that's great for people with allergies to hair or dander.