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Types of Sheds

Brussels Griffon
Brussels Griffon

A larger dog can grab a Brussels Griffon and break his neck with one quick shake. Owning a toy breed means constant supervision and surveillance of what's going on around your tiny dog. Brussels Griffons must always be kept indoors, in a safely fenced yard, or on-leash.

Maltese Terrier
Maltese Terrier

And it makes your Maltese look like an adorable puppy throughout his life! Housebreaking. As a behavioral consultant, I would put the Maltese on my Top 5 List of "Hardest Breeds to Housebreak." If you live in a cold or rainy climate, housebreaking will be especially difficult, because Maltese hate cold and wet.

Poodle (Toy, Miniature, and Standard)
Poodle (Toy, Miniature, and Standard)

“Poodle don’t shed” someone might say and the sentence can be looked in different point of views. First, a lot of breeds have plush double coat. Despite this, the Poodle doesn’t.

Portugese Water Dog
Portugese Water Dog

Read more about Portuguese Water Dog Training. Grooming. Portuguese Water Dogs have a tousled coat that requires regular brushing, and also a considerable amount of trimming and clipping. Shedding. Contrary to what some breeders claim, the Portuguese Water Dog is NOT a good choice for people with allergies. This breed is not hypoallergenic.

Shih Tzu
Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu dogs do shed; however, it is different than what is seen with many other breeds. As you probably know, the Shih Tzu has hair as opposed to fur. Fur and hair are rather close in comparison.

Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

A Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier may not be right for you. Keep in mind that the inheritance of temperament is less predictable than the inheritance of physical traits such as size or shedding. Temperament and behavior are also shaped by raising and training.

Tibetan Terrier
Tibetan Terrier

The good-natured Tibetan Terrier is lively and playful, yet also calm and low-key. He is a moderate dog in all respects and can adapt to any home, city or country, so long as he is given brisk daily walks and occasional romps in a safe enclosed area.

West Highland White Terrier
West Highland White Terrier

Westies shed very little. If a breeder tells you their Westies are “hypoallergenic,” that is incorrect. Although Westies do make a great choice for those with pet allergies and asthma because of their low dander and lack of heavy shedding.