Jan 24, 2014 - Put away your tissues and wrap your arms around these new non-allergenic dog breeds.
This article should be a discussion on dogs considered to be hypo-allergenic, with a footnote about how allergenic a dog is can still vary between dog to dog, and the study around it. These studies should not be the only thing this article discusses. Further, a list of breeds considered hypoallergenic should be reinstated on the basis that anyone with severe enough reactions will have educated themselves on the fact that hypo-allergenic breeds have a reduced threat, not a non-existant one.
There isn’t a breed of dog that is 100 percent hypoallergenic. There are breeds that have what the calls a “predictable, non-shedding coat.” These breeds tend to be more suitable for people with allergies because they don’t shed. As a result, they create less skin dander. The dander is the main element in the dog’s hair that causes people to have allergy symptoms.
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Note that people can be allergic to some varieties or individuals within the same breed and not to others. So, there is no all-round non-allergenic dog breed that works for all allergic people."Hypo-" as a prefix means "below, beneath, deficient, lower, less than normal". A "hypoallergenic" dog, then, is one that's less likely to provoke allergies. Hypoallergenic does not mean non-allergenic. There is no such thing as a non-allergenic dog, but certain breeds are less likely to trigger allergies, making them hypoallergenic. () 02:56, 18 October 2013 (UTC) is the breed that comes up the most when you think of a hypoallergenic or non-shedding dog. Poodles come in 3 different sizes Toy, Miniature and Standard. While many people believe Poodles originated in France, there is much debate on that subject. Experts believe Germany and Russia also contributed to making the Poodle into what it is today. The Poodle is a multifaceted breed. They are excellent retrievers and hunting dogs and they excel at almost every dog sport in the book. Standard Poodles are good family dogs while Toys and Minis could be hurt by the hands of a small child. All 3 sizes of this breed are very intelligent and can learn many commands. A Poodle has hair and not fur the breed is non-shedding and will require grooming every 6-8 weeks.Some have been promoted as hypoallergenic because they do not shed their hair, shed very little, or have the same pH as human hair. However, no canine is known to be completely nonallergenic. , Portuguese Water Dog, and are commonly mistaken as being hypoallergenic, when in reality they are known to cause different forms of allergies, including bronchitis, as does any breed of dog.