Common Dog Breeds For People With Allergies

Many people are allergic to pet dander and may find themselves struggling when wanting a new pet because their body is telling them no. There are many different dog breeds that are a safe and reasonable option for those who do have animal allergies. Here are a few breeds you may consider looking for when bringing a new dog into your home:

1. Bichon Frise

A Bichon Frise is a small and cute little white fluff-ball. They are known to be very playful, happy dogs that are also good with children. This breed is adaptable to apartment living and is a great option for city living. 

2. Labradoodle

Labradoodles are a cross between a Labrador Retriever and Poodle. Their coat tends to be curly and comes in a variety of colors. These dogs are incredibly friendly to others and are a great fit for novice owners.

3. Maltese

Maltese are small little dogs but are capable of holding their own. You can expect them to weigh up to approximately 7 pounds. They are most usually easy to train. They tend to be easy going and are great for small living spaces.

4. Poodle

A Poodle is an affectionate and family loving dog. They are hypoallergenic with a beautiful curly coat. They come in different sizes including: toy, miniature, and standard. High intelligence is another great thing about this breed.

5. Yorkshire Terrier

Also known as a Yorkie, are dogs that have little to no shedding at all. They tend to be a smaller dog that is full of energy. They are great companions but this may not be your ideal dog if you have children.

There is a lot that goes in to deciding what kind of dog is best for your living style. One thing that is very important is your ability to withstand pet dander. These are five common dog breeds you may not have known would be a better option if you have an animal allergy.