poodle Poodles come in three sizes, making them highly sought-after pets. People are less likely to become allergic to poodles because their undercoat doesn't shed as much.

Maltese The Maltese is well-known for its straight, white hair. They are small and happy lap dogs that are hypoallergenic. For those with mild to moderate allergies to dogs, Maltese dogs make great companion pets.

Chinese Crested The Chinese Crested is a lucky dog for people who have allergies to pet hair. The showring is often populated by hairless Chinese Crested dogs. They are small and have tiny heads, feet, tails, and hair. The 'powderpuff" variety has a soft, silky coat that should always be brushed. They shed little, have very little dander and are free from drool.

Bichon Frise Another hypoallergenic dog is the bichon frise. Bichon frises are tiny, affectionate dogs. They are less likely to cause allergic reactions due to their curly, white coat that produces very little dander.

Portuguese Water Dog The Portuguese water dog, a medium-sized breed, is intelligent and friendly. They make excellent service dogs and are able to swim naturally. Their single, soft, black coat is not prone to shed.

Basenji The Basenji is a central African bred hunting dog. Basenjis are intelligent, athletic dogs that have a lot of curiosity. Basenjis shed very little, so they might be suitable for people with mild allergies.

Afghan Hound The Afghan hound is loved by dog show fans for its long, silky, coat and majestic presence. The Afghan hound is independent and confident, but sweet and playful around their family.

Havanese The Havanese is Cuba's national dog. It is a playful, compact dog that loves its owners. Their silky coat sheds less than other dog breeds.

Scottish Terrier Although the Scottish Terrier is small, it has a lot of personality. This feisty dog is well-known for its distinctive head shape and facial hair. This breed is a hard worker with a long history: They were farm dogs in Scotland's highlands.

Miniature Schnauzer Hypoallergenic schnauzers can be both miniature and standard. They have a distinctive beard, just like the Scottie. They have a thick, medium-weird topcoat and a soft, rarely shedding undercoat.

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier makes a happy and energetic farm dog. This breed was bred in Ireland 200 years ago. It guarded chicken coops on farms and herded sheep.

Affenpinscher The Affenpinscher, also known as the monkey-terrier, is a small, tiny breed of dog that's extremely rare in the world. These dogs make wonderful companion pets and are a great choice for people who want a playful, affectionate lap dog.

Barbet The Barbet, a French water dog, is closely related to the poodle. This medium-sized fluffy breed has hair instead of fur. They don't shed like other breeds.

American Hairless Terrier The American Hairless Terrier, a hypoallergenic and non-shedding dog breed, was first created in the 1970s. They are full of energy and have a variety of coat colors and patterns that make them adorable.

Xoloitzcuintli Mexican hairless dogs called Xoloitzcuintli come in two versions: coated and hairless. For those with allergies, the hairless version is better.

Yorkshire Terrier The Yorkshire Terrier is small in stature, but they are effective guard dogs due to their protective nature. Their long, straight coat is silky and soft to the touch.

Peruvian Inca Orchid The Peruvian Inca Dog is an unusual breed. They come in both hairless or coated versions, but they are usually hairless. They are great companion pets and come in many sizes.

Irish Water Spaniel The Irish Water Spaniel is the tallest spaniel. It's a hunting dog that's often used to retrieve waterfowl or quail. Because of their flat tails, they are also known as Rat Tail Spaniels. This helps them swim.

Bedlington Terrier The Bedlington Terrier, a medium-sized hypoallergenic breed of dog, is named after the mining town where it was first developed. These dogs are unique looking with their fleecy white coats, which give them a almost sheep-like appearance.

Bolognese The Bolognese dog breed is very similar to the bichon frise. This fluffy white dog breed is often called the Bichon Bolognese. The Bolognese is an affectionate and calm furry friend.

Shih Tzu Shih Tzus shed less fur than other breeds because they have hair instead. They are less likely to cause allergies than other breeds. People allergic to dog saliva or dander must be careful and spend some time with a Shih Tzu prior to getting one.

West Highland White Terrier This is more than a small, white breed. The West Highland White Terriers (also known as Westies) are bright and lively dogs. They are a great fit for most homes because they are so friendly and get along with everyone.

Lhasa Apso The Lhasa Apso, named after the holy city of Lhasa, Tibet is a small dog that's popularly used indoors as a guard dog. Their dense, double-haired coats are thick and heavy. They shed less allergens, according to some studies.

Coton de Tulear Coton de Tulear is the French word for cotton. This name refers to its distinctive cotton-like hair. These dogs were originally bred to be companion pets. They are friendly and laid back. This breed is a great choice if you are looking for a hypoallergenic, small dog that will be affectionate and gentle.

Brussels Griffon Brussels griffons can be considered hypoallergenic because they don't shed or drool. These dogs, also known as griffs for their human-like faces and entertaining personalities will win your heart.

Goldendoodle Hypoallergenic goldendoodles tend to be a mix of a golden retriever with a poodle. This is another hypoallergenic breed. The poodle-like coat of goldendoodles is retained, which gives them curly and bouncy locks.