Large Dog Breeds with Minimal Shedding

Giant Schnauzer

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  • Temperament: Loyal, Alert, Trainable
  • Height: 25.5-27.5 inches (male), 23.5-25.5 inches (female)
  • Weight: 60-85 pounds (male), 55-75 pounds (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 12-15 years
  • Grooming: No Shedding/Frequent Baths

Komondor

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  • Temperament: Loyal, Dignified, Brave
  • Height: 27.5 minimum inches (male), 25.5 minimum inches (female)
  • Weight: 100 pounds or more (male), 80 pounds or more (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 10-12 years
  • Grooming: No Shedding/Frequent Baths

Portuguese Water Dog

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  • Temperament: Affectionate, Adventurous, Athletic
  • Height: 20-23 inches (male), 17-21 inches (female)
  • Weight: 42-60 pounds (male), 35-50 pounds (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 11-13 years
  • Grooming: Seasonal Shedding/Daily Brushing

Airedale

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  • Temperament: Friendly, Clever, Courageous
  • Height: 23 inches
  • Weight: 50-70 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 11-14 years
  • Grooming: 2-3 Times Weekly Brushing Prevents Shedding

Irish Water Spaniel

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  • Temperament: Playful, Hardworking, Brave
  • Height: 22-24 inches (male), 21-23 inches (female)
  • Weight: 55-68 pounds (male), 45-58 pounds (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 12-13 years
  • Grooming: Weekly Brushing

Standard Poodle

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  • Temperament: Active, Proud, Very Smart
  • Height:  over 15 inches (standard)
  • Weight: 60-70 pounds (male standard), 40-50 pounds (female standard)
  • Life Expectancy: 10-18 years
  • Grooming: Frequent Baths/Minimal Shedding

Saluki Dog

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  • Temperament: Gentle, Dignified, Independent-Minded
  • Height: 23-28 inches (male), considerably smaller (female)
  • Weight: 40-65 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 10-17 years
  • Grooming: Occasional Bathing and Brushing; Occasional Shedding


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