Anybody have hypoallergenic dogs?

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  1. #1 foxforcefive, Jan 24, 2014
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    I want to get a dog but I get slightly allergic to them. However, I've never had a problem being around hypoallergenic dogs. I'm thinking of a Labradoodle, but what breeds do you guys have/know about that are really cute and good for allergies?
     
    Also, preferably a medium to big sized dog. No Bichons, Malteses, mini poodles, etc.

     
  2. Believe it or not, but I have a Samoyed and he really doesn't bother my allergies. The only thing that bothers me is when scratch his belly for a few minutes. If I rub my eyes after that they'll get irritated. He can sit on the couch with me and I don't have a problem at all. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  3. You could just be allergic to the massive accumulation of dust and stuff in their fur.

    If you get a small shorthair dog and keep it indoors and clean it might solve your allergy problems

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  4. Sorry, but there is really no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog. Some try to breed out that trait, but it never goes completely away. I'd suggest a short haired dog, like a boxer. I'm allergic to cats, but the short haired varieties don't bother me much at all. As long as I don't rub them on my face..lol

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  5. Morkie(Maltese/yorkie) or Maltese own both


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  6. I have a mini schnauzer I like the schnauzer breed because they come in different sizes and they all have really well temperaments. They also happen to be hypoallergenic
     
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  7. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A HYPOALLERGENIC DOG. All dogs produce dander, which is what sets off most peoples allergies.

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  8. Cockapoos seem to be good I got them for the .o shedding reason ( it's cocker spaniel/ poodle mix)
     
  9. We have a soft-coated wheaten terrier. Family members have had no allergy problems as they have with other dogs. These are high energy medium sized dogs with great humor and endless enthusiasm as a companion. I've had dogs in the family all my life 50+ years and he's been very special. I highly recommend to anyone that would be an active owner.


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  10. My sisters are highly allergic to dogs and cats, but are fine with spitz breeds. Which is unusual because they have double coats.
     
  11. Yeah I've heard the spitz/snow dog breeds don't bother most people's allergies.
     
  12. #12 potatoesareyummy, Jun 24, 2015
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    Well I have two wheaten terriers and they are great hypoallergenic dogs.
     
  13. great choice love mine
     
  14. Get a short hair and keep em clean
     
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