10 Big Dogs That Don’t Shed (Much!) – With Pictures

Looking for big dog breeds with minimal shedding? This post is for you! From the modelesque Afghan Hound to the lovable Poodle, check out 10 big dogs that don’t shed (much), below.

10 Big Dogs That Don't Shed (Much!)

While no breed is truly 100% shed-free, the following breeds come pretty close! Just make sure you keep up with regular grooming because their coats can get pretty wild!

1. Afghan Hound

10 Big Dogs That Don’t Shed (Much!) – feat. the Afghan Hound

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Breed Traits: Aloof, independent, sweet
Coat:
Thick, silky, and long
Lifespan:
12-18 years
Height:
25-27 inches
Weight:
50-60 pounds

2. Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog

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Breed Traits: Affectionate, playful, eager to please, energetic
Coat:
Long, curly/wavy
Lifespan:
11-13 years
Height:
Up to 23 inches
Weight:
Up to 60 pounds

3. Airedale Terrier

10 Big Dogs That Don’t Shed (Much!) – feat. the Airedale Terrier

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Breed Traits: Athletic, alert/protective, intelligent
Coat:
Short-medium wiry coat
Lifespan:
11-14 years
Height:
23 inches
Weight:
50-70 pounds

4. Standard Poodle

10 Big Dogs That Don’t Shed (Much!) – feat. the Standard Poodle

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Breed Traits: Affectionate, smart, playful, eager to please
Coat:
Curly, long
Lifespan:
10-18 years
Height:
Over 15 inches
Weight:
Up to 70 pounds

5. Giant Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer

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Breed Traits: Affectionate, alert, eager to please, high energy
Coat:
Double-coated, medium length, wiry coat
Lifespan:
12-15 years
Height:
Up to 27.5 inches
Weight:
Up to 85 pounds

6. Irish Water Spaniel

10 Big Dogs That Don’t Shed (Much!) – feat. the Irish Water Spaniel

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Breed Traits: Affectionate, playful, eager to please
Coat:
Curly, medium-length 
Lifespan:
12-13 years
Height:
Up to 24 inches
Weight:
Up to 68 pounds

7. Komondor

Komondor dog breed

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Breed Traits: Affectionate, alert, independent
Coat:
Long, corded
Lifespan:
10-12 years
Height:
Minimum 25.5 inches
Weight:
Minimum 80 pounds

8. Briard

Briard dog breed

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Breed Traits: Loyal, loving, protective, intelligent
Coat:
Wavy, long, double coat
Lifespan:
12 years
Height:
Up to 27 inches
Weight:
55-100 pounds

9. Barbet

Barbet dog breed

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Breed Traits: Social, loyal, intelligent, quick to learn, calm
Coat:
Medium to long, curly/wavy coat 
Lifespan:
12-14 years
Height:
19-24.5 inches
Weight:
Up to 65 pounds

10. Bergamasco Sheepdog

Bergamasco Sheepdog

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Breed Traits: Eager to please, smart, hard-working, loyal, loving, trainable
Coat:
Long, corded
Lifespan:
13-15 years
Height:
Up to 23.5 inches
Weight:
Up to 84 pounds

EVEN MORE LOW-SHED BIG DOG BREEDS

From “no-shed” to “low-shed”, the following low-shed big dog breeds are also worth considering if you’re looking for a big dog that sheds minimally;

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