Do terriers shed a lot?

Asked By: Tatum Hayes
Date created: Wed, Jan 13, 2021 6:41 PM
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The actual truth is, dogs that don't shed a lot of hair all over the house tend to shed inwardly, and therefore, need a biannual stripping of coat.

One breed of dog that is touted as a non-shedder is the terrier.

Answered By: Misty Batz
Date created: Thu, Jan 14, 2021 8:44 PM
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And, these same dogs that don't shed may just have you put away the lint roller for good.

  • Tibetan Terrier.
  • Maltese Terrier.
  • Shih Tzu.
  • Brussels Griffon.
  • Portugese Water Dog.
  • Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier.
  • Poodle (Toy, Miniature, and Standard)
  • West Highland White Terrier.
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The Boston terrier is a bobbed breed, not a docked breed.

That is, he is born with a short tail due to his genes, not because someone cut off any portion of his tail.

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Boston terriers have three weight categories: under 15 pounds (7 kilograms), 15 to under 20 pounds (seven to nine kilograms) and 20 to 25 pounds (nine to 11 kilograms).

Males are usually about 17 inches tall and females, about 16 inches tall.

Bostons are compact, well-proportioned, handsome little dogs.

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Most Border Terriers are good with children, but, as with all dogs, children must be taught to respect their pet, particularly when it is sleeping or eating.

Border Terriers are generally good with other breeds of dog, but need to be brought up with cats and other pets.

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Dogs That Don't Shed: 23 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

  • Tibetan Terrier. Tibetan terriers are proof that hypoallergenic doesn't mean no hair.
  • Maltese Terrier.
  • Shih Tzu.
  • Brussels Griffon.
  • Portugese Water Dog.
  • Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier.
  • Poodle (Toy, Miniature, and Standard)
  • West Highland White Terrier.
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Dogs naturally lose old or damaged hair by shedding.

Although shedding is a normal process for Dogs, the amount and frequency of hair that is shed often depends upon their health and breed type.

It can also depend on the season-many Dogs develop thick coats in the winter that are then shed in the spring.

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Depending on when your puppy was born, it may shed its puppy coat before the regular seasonal shed in the spring or fall.

Most puppies lose their baby coat between six and 12 months of age as the new adult fur replaces it.

This can vary from breed to breed.

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