When Do Dogs Start Shedding?

“Seasonal Shedding Is Usually In The Spring And Fall”

When Do Dogs Start Shedding?

QUESTION:

When Do Dogs Start Shedding?

ANSWER:
Puppies lose their puppy coat around 6 months of age. Seasonal shedding is usually in the spring and or fall. The exact time can vary due to several factors. These factors are things like: if it is an inside dog vs. outside, the amount of sunshine they get, air temperatures, diet and nutrition, hormones and so on.

When Do Dogs Start Shedding?

While no dog is completely hypoallergenic (all dogs shed some allergens to some degree), there are some breeds that are a better fit for allergy sufferers.

Here is a list of dog breeds that don’t shed or shed very little.

1. Poodle (Toy, Miniature, and Standard)
2. Bichon Frise
3. Labradoodle
4. Irish Water Spaniel
5. Kerry Blue Terrier
6. Brussels Griffon
7. Tibetan Terrier
8. West Highland White Terrier
9. Shih Tzu
10. Maltese Terrier
11. Portuguese Water Dog
12. Chinese Crested
13. Scottish Terrier
14. Border Terrier
15. Cairn Terrier
16. Schnauzer (Miniature or Standard)
17. Yorkshire Terrier
18. Australian Silky Terrier
19. Bouvier des Flandres
20. Basenji

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