Low Shedding Mixed Dog Breeds

In many cases, people get purebred puppies for their charming and cute appearances;

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however, when you take the best qualities of a beautiful purebred with another, you can get a cute mixed dog breed as a result.

These mixed dogs are unique in their size, behavior, and appearance.

That being said, not all mixed dog breeds are for everyone, especially for people with allergies.

Here are some low shedding mixed dog breeds that may just be your perfect companion.

1. Siberian Retriever

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As its name may suggest, the Siberian Retriever is the result of breeding a Siberian Husky and a Labrador Retriever.

This breed is a relatively large dog that can grow up to 25 inches tall.

Their adorableness comes from their nice silky fur coat that can vary from short to medium length. 

These dogs can also have different fur colors such as tan, golden, black, white, and other combinations of these colors.

The breed also generally has a very triangular-shaped head that compliments their pointy ears. 

Temperament

The Siberian Retriever is also a very playful and smart dog. Pet owners can expect a very energetic dog that will constantly ask for attention.

Because of this, they are quite prone to developing separation anxiety whenever they are left alone.

Pet lovers who also love to travel can expect separation anxiety from this breed for that reason. 

Breed History

These designer-dogs began appearing over two decades ago.

Their origins are known to have been from Canada, around the country’s more northeastern Atlantic coast.

These dogs were commonly used back then for quick transportation and even family dogs.

Commonly used in Alaska, these breeds also functioned as sled dogs. These dogs are very energetic and powerful.

2. Cockapoo

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These mixed designer dog breeds combine Cocker Spaniel and Poodle breeds which make a cute and intelligent breed.

The Cockapoo is also known as the Cockerpoo, Cock-a-Poo, or Cockapoodle.

This breed is an extremely adorable small dog with an appearance that is enough to make anyone’s heart melt.

This dog is of small size and perfect enough to cuddle with. Their fur coat makes it so that they do not require too much grooming as other dogs tend to.

Their coat also makes them perfectly hypoallergenic dogs. With their relatively curly hair and perfect size, these dogs are ready to cuddle and play with.

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Temperament

These dogs are generally very affectionate to everyone around them. Their energetic demeanor tends to spread to whoever plays with them and especially their owners.

The Cockapoo is very smart and easily trainable too. The breed tends to get attached to their pet parents and can develop separation anxiety.

Generally, these dogs do well even in small apartments and require very moderate attention.

Although they tend to bark a lot, they can be trained to follow pet owners’ rules with sufficient positive reinforcement.

Half an hour of attention is all they need to be the happy dogs that they are.

Breed History

The Cockapoo is quite an old hybrid that became popular during the 1960s.

Despite the possibility that they were bred accidentally, the result was an amazing dog that is intelligent, energetic, and loyal. 

3. Cavachon

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The Cavachon is a mixture between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Bichon Frise dog breeds.

They are a very compact and fun dog breed, having inherited the best characteristics of their parents.

These designer breed dogs are perfect for a pet owner who wants a dog for their small apartment. 

This breed can vary in color. From cream, white and pied, their coats are quite beautiful and solid with the many combinations of color they can be.

Their medium-length coats are also perfect for people with allergies as they virtually do no-shed.

Being on the small side of dogs, they can weigh from 15 to 35 pounds and measure from 12 to 13 inches. Hence, they are easy to groom.

Temperament

The Cavachon is a very energetic and playful breed that loves to play with children and other dogs.

This breed is generally very social and requires a fair amount of attention from its owners.

Even without a huge house, these dogs will love and adapt to any environment they are in.

Breed History

The Cavachon dog breed has existed naturally over the decades, having initially started being bred around the 1990s.

The hybrid was the result of breeders that intended to create an adorable and lovable companion.

Mixing breeds have proven to minimize health issues that an unfortunate majority of purebreds are prone to.

For this exact reason, the demand for Cavachons steadily grew over the years.

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Despite its status as a designer bred, plenty of these dogs are in shelters or rescue groups ready for adoption.

4. Yorkie-poo

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This crossbreed is fairly new, hence why these pups’ coat tends to vary with their parentage.

Generally, however, the Yorkie-poo’s coat is very silky and soft. On the other hand, they can also be curly and wavy.

Their colors can vary anywhere from apricot, black, red, and other combinations and patterns. 

Temperament

Do not let their small size fool you. These dogs are some of the most energetic and playful puppies out there.

Upon befriending their pet parents, the Yorkie-Poo becomes very loyal and attached.

Pet owners will find that themselves inseparable from their Yorkie-poo.

These dogs are very social as well, which means that they get along with children and other dogs.  

Breed History

Like many others on this list, the Yorkie-Poo is a designer breed. The dog is a relatively young hybrid that has grown in popularity during the past decade.

The original purpose of the breed was to create a toy-sized dog with a hypoallergenic coat and be free from any genetic disorders from their parent breeds. 

5. Saint Berdoodle

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This dog is a combination of Saint Bernard and Poodle breeds.

These dogs’ fur coats are normally a combination of white and black.

Their parentage makes it so that these mix-breeds are medium-large in size with a fur coat that is not prone to matting or shedding, making them ideal breeds for people with allergies.

Temperament

The Saint Berdoodle is an amazing companion dog who cherishes their owners and enjoy their company.

Being both loving and loyal, they enjoy the time they spend with their pet parents, especially during family activities.

With enough affirmation and proper disciplining, this breed can be trained to do all sorts of tricks and follow the rules.

Although their temperament also varies from parent to parent, they are generally amazing pets. P

Breed History

The Saint Berdoodle breed has a very vague history, but some of its earliest records show they started gaining popularity during the 1880s.

The mixture of the Poodle and Saint Bernard breeds resulted in an intelligent and trainable family dog with a firm and strong build.

Although it is still a designer breed, these dogs are quite common and perfect for pet lovers.

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6. Morkie

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The Morkie is a mixed breed dog that is a combination of the Maltese and Yorkshire Terrier breeds.

Although it is more commonly known as the Morkie, it is also known as the Morkshire Terrier.

These digs are relatively small and are perfectly fine in a small home, but they are also very active and love the outside.

Temperament

These dogs are commonly referred to as “fluffballs” by Morkie lovers.

They make up for their small stature with their big and outgoing personality, having almost unlimited energy.

On the other hand, their Terrier heritage can make them quite stubborn.

This is why it may be tricky to train and discipline them. With enough patience and dedication, they will eventually learn to follow commands. 

Breed History

Records indicate that the Morkie eventually came to be naturally with the years.

It was not until the late 1990s, however, that breeders started to breed them intentionally.

The objective of the breeding was to create an energetic and friendly family dog while being low shedding.

Since then, breeders have continued to breed Morkies, and popularity continued to skyrocket.

7. Rottle

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The Rottle is the result of breeding the Poodle and Rottweiler. Depending on the parentage, these mixed-breeds can come in various sizes.

Due to their Poodle genes, the designer dog also does not shed as much as people may think.

They have a well-muscled stature and tend to have nice brown oval eyes. 

Temperament

The Rottle can be very brave yet sweet and curious about dogs and people in their environments.

They also love and are loyal to their pet owners. Their demeanor makes them amazing companions while being protective of their pet parents.

When needed, they learn to bark at an intruders’ presence and other harmful strangers.

Breed History

The Rottle hybrid has existed for over 30 years, having originated from Germany.

Although not much is known about this breed, it is said to have been one of the most ancient dog breeds, dating back to the first century.

Because It was not as popular as other breeds, the Rottle almost became extinct until the Rottweiler lovers made it the most popular breed in America.

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