How to Avoid a Big, Hairy Mess
Dogs are awesome and offer their owners many free perks. But dog hair is not one of them. If you're looking for a pooch that isn't a shedding machine, don't worry — you've got options. The truth is, all dogs that have hair shed to some degree — but some offload such a small amount of fur it's nearly impossible to notice. Don't make the mistake of thinking that light-shedding dogs don't require grooming or are necessarily low maintenance and budget friendly. But if you know your breeds, you can find a new best friend that keeps his fur to himself and doesn't irritate your allergies. Meet the virtually shed-free breeds that are some combination of easy to groom, hypoallergenic, or that have no hair at all.