Hypoallergenic dog has a lowered tendency to bring you allergies or reactions to allergy suffers. There are no pure 100% hypoallergenic dogs! People with allergies react to different breeds of dogs differently. Each person has a unique allergic threshold.
The dander is the problem to allergy suffers, not the hair. Hypoallergenic dogs are producing allergens but certain coat varieties will produce less than others. Two coats dogs produce less amounts ofallergens, and the hairless varieties can even produce enough dander to effect allergy people.
If you wonder your dog if it will affect you even though its a hypoallergenic dog ask your breeder if you can see one of his dogs. Go to the breeder’s house and stay 20-30 minutes then go home directly and see what happens. Here is a list of some of the hypoallergenic dogs to choose:
American Hairless Terrier-medium size
Chinese Crested (hairless)-medium size
Kerry Blue Terrier-medium size
Portuguese Water Dog-medium size
Spanish Water Dog-medium size
Standard Schnauzer-medium size
Tibetan Terrier-medium size
Catahoula Leopard Dogs
Bernese Mountain Dogs
West Highland White Terrier-medium size
Wirehaired Fox Terrier-medium size
They are hybrid dogs which are also good pets for allergic people. These dogs have less or no dander. Here are few to choose:
Air purifier and a good vacuum may help keep the allergies down.
Of course, bathing and grooming your dog frequently could help however some dogs can’t be bathed too frequently because it causes dry skin problems.
Do a research on different breeds of dogs, ask your breeders and a veterinarian to get all the information you need to help you find the suitable dog for you.