The Most Allergy-Friendly Dog Breeds

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11. Giant Schnauzer
> Size: 23.5-27.5 inches, 55-85 pounds
> Shedding: Seasonal
> Good with kids?: Better with supervision
> Trainability: Eager to please
> Life expectancy: 12-15 years

The giant schnauzer is a powerful dog built for work and an active life. It’s also hypoallergenic.

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12. Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
> Size: 17-19 inches, 30-40 pounds
> Shedding: Non-shedding
> Good with kids?: Better with supervision
> Trainability: Eager to please
> Life expectancy: 12-14 years

The soft coated wheaten terrier is set apart from other terriers by its silky coat. According to the AKC, it combines the alert intelligence of the terrier with the steadiness of the working dog.

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13. Xoloitzcuintli
> Size: 10-23 inches, 10-55 pounds
> Shedding: Infrequent
> Good with kids?: Better with supervision
> Trainability: Responds well
> Life expectancy: 13-18 years

According to the AKC, the xoloitzcuintli is one of the world’s oldest and rarest breeds. The name comes from the Aztec god Xolotl, and the Aztec word for dog, Itzcuintli. In remote Mexican and Central American villages, this dog was used to ward off and cure ailments such as asthma, which should make it ideal for allergy sufferers.

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14. American Hairless Terrier
> Size: 12-16 inches, 12-16 pounds
> Shedding: Infrequent
> Good with kids?: Yes
> Trainability: Eager to please
> Life expectancy: 14-16 years

Not only are American hairless terriers suitable companions for those with allergies, but they also train easily and get along with other pets..

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15. Lagotto Romagnolo
> Size: 16-19 inches, 24-35 pounds
> Shedding: Infrequent
> Good with kids?: Better with supervision
> Trainability: Eager to please
> Life expectancy: 15-17 years

The lagotto Romagnolo is an ancient breed that originated in Italy and its fur is quite similar to that of the Portuguese water dog. Despite its cute appearance and affectionate personality it is surprisingly rugged.