Basset dogs are adorable, but they can cause allergies. They slobber a lot, shed a lot, and have short coats, which increases their chances of being exposed.
Dobermans are intelligent and trainable protectors, yet they can cause allergies. They shed moderately and are prone to skin sensitivities, so keep an eye out for dry, flaky skin and dander.
German Shepherds are intelligent, eager to please, and brave, but their profuse shedding can cause severe allergies. They shed their coat twice a year, leaving masses of fur and dander in the environment.
Huskies are attractive, athletic, and sociable, yet they can cause allergies. Double-coated breeds shed a lot, but their thick hair keeps them warm in winter. They're among the worst shedders.
Labrador Retrievers are smart, loyal, and terrific family companions but may cause allergies. Their double coat sheds heavily and dries skin. Swimming reduces dander and allergies.
Pekingese fans love their loyal, spirited, and affectionate personalities, but their long shedding coat and stubbornness can cause allergies. To neutralize urine traces and reduce allergy flare-ups, use an enzymatic stain and odor remover.
Pugs have sensitive skin and shed year-round. Bacteria and allergens can enter their wrinkled snout and skin creases. They drool and scratch, scratching against furniture and carpets.
Saint Bernards are known as "nanny dogs" because of their gentle temperament, but their size, shedding, and drooling pose a triple threat to allergy sufferers.
They have long hair and shed dander. They also get skin allergies, which makes them shed more dander.
Boxers are great for active families, but people with allergies shouldn't get one because they drool, lick, and shed hair that is full of dander.