My good friend and neighbor loves animals and would very much like to get a dog. Unfortunately, she suffers from allergies when she is around animals.I've heard that certain breeds of dogs are hypoallergenic. Is there any truth to this and, if so, what breeds are these?.
L.S., Springfield, Va Jul 30, 2006
People with severe allergies to dogs get no relief around so-called hypoallergenic dogs. These dogs are those purebreeds like the poodle, Beddington terrier, Old English sheep dog and other breeds and mixes that never shed.People with mild reactions to dogs often get on fine with this type of no-shed dog. But these dogs do need regular appointments at the groomer's to keep their coats trim so they don't become a tangled mess.
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