Non Shedding Dog Breeds Maltese

Is your dog’s shedding a problem? Want to reduce the dog hair on your sofa and car seats? There may be a bit of hope, as there are quite a few non shedding dogs.

While the idea of non shedding dogs is appealing, most non shedding dog breeds are just breeds that tend to shed less than others. Many of these breeds have less of a undercoat, shorter fur, or fur that’s less bulky and dense.

That said, some Terrier breeds, Schnauzers, and Poodles shed less than other breeds.


It’s the type of coat, not the length of fur, that determines how much a dog will shed. Dogs shedding both an outer coat and inner coat tend to shed more (the outer coat is usually coarser and longer, and the inner coat is softer and shorter) as the dogs shedding both coats, rather than one.

Dogs shedding both an inner and outer coat include German Shepherds, Siberian Huskies, and Golden Retrievers. Dogs with a single coat include all sizes of Poodles and Schnauzers, and even long-haired breeds like the Maltese.

Tip!
You can reduce a dogs shedding, in any dog breed, with proper grooming. For many dogs, you may have to brush them daily during the spring, as their winter coat starts to shed. Some other dogs, like Labradors, shed more evenly all year, and may need to be groomed once or twice a week.

Breeds that shed less, though not completely non shedding dogs, tend to be:

  • Affenpinscher
  • Airedale Terrier
  • American Hairless Terrier
  • Australian Terrier
  • Basenji
  • Bedlington Terrier
  • Belgian Shepherd Laekenois
  • Bergamasco
  • Bichon Frise
  • Bichon
  • Bolognese
  • Border Terrier
  • Bouvier des Flanders
  • Brussels Griffon
  • Cairn Terrier
  • Cesky Terrier
  • Chacy Ranior
  • Chi-Poo
  • Cockapoo
  • Coton De Tulear
  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier
  • Doodleman Pinscher
  • Giant Schnauzer
  • Glen of Imaal Terrier
  • Hairless Chinese Crested
  • Hairless Khala
  • Havanese
  • Irish Terrier
  • Irish Water Spaniel
  • Italian Greyhound
  • Kerry Blue Terrier
  • Komondor
  • Labradoodle
  • Lagotto Romagnolo
  • Lakeland Terrier
  • Lowchen
  • Maltese
  • Malti-Poo
  • Manchester Terrier
  • Mi-Ki
  • Miniature Poodle
  • Miniature Schnauzer
  • Miniature Littlefield Sheepdog
  • Norfolk Terrier
  • Norwich Terrier
  • Peruvian Inca Orchid
  • Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
  • Poos
  • Portuguese Water Dog
  • Puli
  • Schnoodle
  • Scottish Terrier
  • Sealyham Terrier
  • Shepadoodle
  • Shichon
  • Shih-Tzu
  • Silky Terrier
  • Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
  • Spanish Water Dog
  • Standard Poodle
  • Standard Schnauzer
  • Tibetan Terrier
  • Toy Poodle
  • Welsh Terrier
  • West Highland White Terrier
  • Wirehaired Fox Terrier
  • Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
  • Xoloitzcuintle
  • Yorkshire Terrier
Nonshedding Dog Breeds

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