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Who Should Get Hypoallergenic Pets?

Who Should Get Hypoallergenic Pets?

Q. Who should get a hypoallergenic pet? A. If you are allergic to pet dander, a hypoallergenic pet is for you. After all, some of us still have to deal with allergies, but we still want the companionship of a beloved animal friend. Or, we may have relatives or people living with us that are …

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Do Yorkies Shed?

Do Yorkies Shed?

This is a great question, whether you own a Yorkie right now or are planning on buying one. You see, the Yorkie coat isn’t so much fur as it is hair. Their fur is more like our own hair, which is thick and long (for some people anyway!) Do Yorkies shed? The answer is, yes! …

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How To Control Dog Shedding

How To Control Dog Shedding

Althоugh ѕhеddіng іѕ uѕuаllу nоrmаl, уоu’rе рrоbаblу lооkіng fоr wауѕ tо rеduсе уоur dоg’ѕ ѕhеddіng, ѕо уоu dоn’t hаvе tо соnѕtаntlу rіd уоur сlоthеѕ, саr, аnd hоmе оf аll thе hаіr. Thе fіrѕt ѕtер іѕ dеtеrmіnіng whеthеr thе аmоunt оf hаіr thаt уоur dоg іѕ ѕhеddіng іѕ tурісаl оr іf thеу аrе ѕhеddіng еxсеѕѕіvеlу duе tо …

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Are Airedales Hypoallergenic?

Are Airedales Hypoallergenic?

YES! They are! And the reason is simple. Airedale Terriers shed less, and they produce far less dander than most other dog breeds. That’s what makes them hypoallergenic. But, bear in mind, it does not make them completely allergy-free. Let’s explain. A hypoallergenic dog breed will always create fewer allergy triggers for owners who are …

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Do Hypoallergenic Dogs Shed?

Do Hypoallergenic Dogs Shed?

Your heart has been yearning for a doggie companion for a while now, but every time you’re about to take the plunge, thoughts of a runny nose, swollen sinuses, and burning eyes stop you right in your tracks. Does this sound like you? Well, we’re about to help you find the right companion. One that …

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Are Havanese Hypoallergenic?

Are Havanese Hypoallergenic?

YES! Absolutely the Havanese is hypoallergenic. It hardly sheds, and hardly drools – and shedding and drooling are the two things that trigger dog allergies in humans. These little guys are just beautiful to look at. And they have a temperament to match. If dogs trigger allergies with you, this is a breed that will …

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Do Hypoallergenic Dogs Get Fleas?

Do Hypoallergenic Dogs Get Fleas?

ABSOLUTELY YES!! Sorry about the shout, but this is a misnomer that is SO prevalent that it needs to be shouted down once and for all. Fleas feed on your dog’s blood – NOT on your dog’s fur or hair. All the hair does, is provide a comfortable, snug environment to hide, and to feed. …

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Are Bichon Frise Hypoallergenic?

Are Bichon Frise Hypoallergenic?

YES! They are! If you have allergies specifically triggered by dogs, and you’re looking for a lively but small, non-shedding dog, the Bichon Frise is a breed you should seriously consider. This little bundle of puppy-love has a wooly coat (not actual wool at all, though!) and each Bichon Frise brims with personality and charm. …

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Are Yorkies Hypoallergenic?

Are Yorkies Hypoallergenic?

Nothing quite as terrible as having an allergic reaction to something you love with your whole heart is there?! The World Health Organization tells us that up to 15% of the population across the world have or develop allergies from common pets like cats, guinea pigs, and yes, unfortunately, dogs. It’s also interesting that the …

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Are Maltese Hypoallergenic?

Are Maltese Hypoallergenic?

YES! The Maltese hardly sheds or drools, and this makes them hypoallergenic! They’re cute, they have huge, expressive eyes, and may consider them royalty among toy dog breeds. The Maltese is probably the oldest toy breed and can be traced back to the island of Malta. Because of the way it looks, and its sparkly …

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