Allergies: Breed Types More Suitable for Allergy Sufferers

The following breed types tend to cause less of a problem to people with allergies and asthma; however, all dogs moult to some extent. Crossbreeds containing one or more of these breeds may also be suitable.

  • Afghan Hound
  • Airedale Terrier
  • Australian Silky Terrier
  • Bedlington Terrier
  • Bichon Frise
  • Cairn Terrier
  • Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • Chinese Crested
  • Curly Coated Retriever
  • Greyhounds
  • Irish Terrier
  • Irish Water Spaniel
  • Kerry Blue Terrier
  • Lakeland Terrier
  • Lurchers (particularly Bedlington Terrier/Whippet crosses)
  • Mexican Hairless
  • Miniature and Giant Schnauzer
  • Sealyham Terrier
  • Toy, Miniature and Standard Poodle
  • Welsh Terrier
  • Whippets
  • Yorkshire Terrier
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