51 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (Hypoallergenic Dogs)

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A big concern for most when it comes to getting a dog is dealing with their allergies and the mess that comes from dog shedding. That’s why many people look for dog breeds that don’t shed and are partially hypoallergenic.

So the question becomes are there such breeds that don’t shed and are completely hypoallergenic?

What Dog Breeds Don’t Shed?

There are no dog breeds that are 100% shed free. However, there are over 270 known dog breeds that are considered hypoallergenic and shed very little. Out of these dogs some are more hypoallergenic and shed less than others.

In this article we will share:

  • 15 large dogs that don’t shed and are the most hypoallergenic
  • 36 small-medium dogs that don’t shed and are the most hypoallergenic
  • Which breed is the calmest of all the hypoallergenic dogs

And more.

51 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (Hypoallergenic Dogs)

36 Small-Medium Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed

First up is our list of 36 small to medium size dogs that shed very little and are considered by the American Kennel Club as hypoallergenic.

15 Large Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed

Here we narrow in on 15 larger size dogs that are hypoallergenic and don’t shed much. Remember, some will still shed small amounts, no dog is completely free of shedding.

What Is The Calmest Non-Shedding Dog?

There is not one dog that you can determine to be the calmest because even dogs of the same breed can have different energy levels. However, there are a select few dog breeds considered to be the calmest among the non-shedding (hypoallergenic) dogs.

Here is a list of 8 calm non-shedding dogs:

  • Shih Tzu.
  • Lhasa Apso.
  • Bolognese.
  • Maltese.
  • Brussels Griffon.
  • Xoloitzcuintli.
  • Bergamasco.

Hybrid Giants (Bernedoodle, Newfypoo, St. Bernadoodle).