8 Best Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds That Don't Shed

Bichon Frise

Bichons, who are bred to be hypoallergenic, are among the best dogs for allergy patients according to the American Kennel Club. Their name, which translates from French to "fluffy white dog," perfectly describes these adorable little cotton balls.trolled descent, grounding, repeat.

Miniature Schnauzer

For those who adore Schnauzers, these smart watchdogs are the most popular breed available and make excellent pocket pets. Though in a smaller package, they have the same serious expression as their larger counterparts.


You can choose your own canine experience because all poodles standard, toy, and miniature fall into the hypoallergenic category. Poodles are among the most well-liked canines in the United States because they are among the smartest and easiest to teach.

Shih Tzu

The powerful "lion dogs" that are Shih Tzus have been around since the Tang Dynasty. With their regal (yet low-shedding!) appearance and endearing, amiable personalities, you'll see why the breed once won over royalty at just one look.

Yorkshire Terrier

Adorable little Yorkies are lap and purse-friendly, yet despite their diminutive stature, they are full of attitude. Their fine hair is less prone to cause sneezes since it resembles the texture of a human mane.


The Xoloitzcuintli, also called the dog of the ancient Aztecs, is a watchdog that is devoted and vigilant. There are two types of these dogs: coated and hairless.

West Highland Terrier

Like other terrier breeds, Westies are inquisitive and energetic, but they also shed very little. These resilient dogs have a happy disposition and their playful actions will make you smile.


Although they aren't as vocal as many hounds, basenjis are descended from African hunting dogs. Since they don't shed much and have short, fine hair, you won't even notice they live with you.