Again, every dog sheds (even “hairless” dogs)! Dogs who are commonly known to be “low-shedding” like poodles still shed their hair albeit infrequently. Once considered the original “hypoallergenic breed,” the poodle’s single-layer coats do not shed much without an undercoat.
So even offspring from cross-breeding with Poodles (called Doodles), does not completely remove the risk of human allergies to dogs. While owners will probably experience less shedding from the single-layer coat of the Poodle, even these breeds are not 100% hypoallergenic.
So, what can a dog lover do?
8 Tips to Lessen Allergies to Dogs!
For those challenged with allergies who still want to have a canine in their life, medications or allergy shots may help reduce or eliminate allergies in addition to the tips below.