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Questions & Answers
When you’re talking about the best small dog for kids no shedding (dogs that are easy on allergies) and non-shedding dogs, you’re usually talking about the same breeds. Pet allergies are usually caused by dander—tiny pieces of dead skin that come attached to shed hair or fur. The less a dog sheds, the less likely they are to trigger your allergies.
While dog dander is the main cause of pet allergies in humans, it isn’t the only one. Some people are also sensitive to saliva and urine. Additionally, some owners may be more sensitive than others to these allergens. If you own a hypoallergenic dog, your odds of suffering from allergies are lower—but not totally eliminated.
Regardless of whether you have a hypoallergenic superstar like a Poodle or a tumbleweed monster like a Husky, there are steps you can utilize to minimize your allergies. The most effective step is also the easiest—grooming. Regularly grooming and bathing your pooch means less hair (and dander) floating around your house.
Good breeders always try to maintain the same traits in their dogs throughout litters, including coat type. This can be an issue when you choose a disreputable breeder—that puppy you assumed was a non-shedding Goldendoodle actually sheds like crazy! Luckily, you never have to worry about being scammed by unethical breeders at Uptown.
Even the most severe dog allergy sufferers can find relief by choosing a non-shedding dog. Many of the top non-shedding breeds are also great for kids, too! Remember, the less your pooch sheds, the less likely you are to suffer from allergies—and the less severe your allergies may be with the best dog for kids no shedding.
You’re in luck—many of the world’s most popular non-shedding dogs are also the best for kids! These breeds include all Doodle hybrids (Cockapoos, Labradoodles, Goldendoodles, Bernedoodles, Cavapoos, Maltipoos, Yorkiepoos, Aussiedoodles and more) plus Poodles, Schnauzers, Yorkshire Terriers and many more.
When it comes to choosing dogs that are good with kids and don t shed, peace of mind is important—especially when it comes to temperament and whether or not your pup is hypoallergenic. We’ve built a place where the best, most ethical breeders are given a chance to shine...and that means peace of mind for your family.
Absolutely! Our network features dozens of non-shedding breeds that are great for kids (from tons of breeders all over the country). The problem is that these puppies are going fast—it’s common to see litters listed one morning to be fully adopted the next day. If you see a puppy you like, act quickly before someone else brings home your dream dog.
Once you’ve found your perfect puppy, your dog’s breeder will always be available to answer important questions and keep you current on milestones in your pup’s life (such as health checks, your puppy’s diet, upcoming travel arrangements and more). Of course, you’ll be able to speak with your breeder directly at any time.
We fully support animal shelters, and adopting a shelter dog is the best choice for some families. When you’re looking for a great dog for kids that also doesn’t shed, adopting a shelter dog usually comes with the risk that you don’t know exactly where your dog is coming from (and whether or not they’re truly hypoallergenic).
Both breeders and businesses in the Uptown Puppies network are required to provide comprehensive, nose-to-tail checks for all puppies. These health checks thoroughly examine your puppy’s cardiovascular, respiratory and circulatory systems—as well as their fur, skin, teeth, mouth, eyes, ears and more.
Once you’ve settled on the best non shedding dog for kids, you might be wondering how transportation works. Easy! One of the most common ways families choose to receive their puppy is by airport pickup—most breeders and businesses in our network can easily arrange air transport of your puppy to major airports in the Continental US.
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