Dogs and Allergies

The following breeds generally do well with people with allergies:

Bedlington Terrier Bichon Frise Chinese Crested Irish Water Spaniel
Bedlington Terrier Bichon Frise Chinese Crested Irish Water Spaniel
Kerry Blue Terrier Maltese Poodles Portuguese Water Dog
Kerry Blue Terrier Maltese Poodles
(Toy, Min, Std)
Portuguese Water Dog
Schnauzers Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Xoloitzcuintli  
Schnauzers
(Min, Std, Giant)
Soft Coated
Wheaten Terrier
Xoloitzcuintli  

To learn more about why these breeds are ideal for allergy sufferers, click here.

This list is based on breeds which usually produce less dander. The American Kennel Club does not recommend or endorse any specific breed, nor does it claim that the listed breeds will not affect people with allergies.

We do not have information that matches a breed to a specific lifestyle or individuals. The best thing to do is read about each breed in which you are interested and then contact the breeder referral person for each breed.