Ok, let we said straight out “there are no anti-allergic dogs”. There is many articles on the internet that sad these are top ten, or some, hypoallergenic dogs but that is all based on how much fur that canine shad around. But the truth is that we are allergic to a protein that’s in the saliva and urine of dogs and cats.
The reaction of someone to these allergens is different from one person to the next. The reaction may range from mild sniffling and sneeze to life-threatening asthma. It is important to see a doctor and be tested to determine what allergies you actually have.
To all of you who are allergic to dogs don’t be sad there are dogs that are less allergenic and there is a way to reduce that allergenic.
How to reduce allergenic
As we sad there are no anti-allergic dogs so if you desire is specific dogs breed don’t hesitate to get one. All you need to do is to stick to forwarding advice and you should do well with your four-legs friend.
- Choose dog which will shed less dander.
- Keep your dog out of your bedroom and other rooms in which you spend a lot of time.
- Don’t let your dog sleep with you
- Keep your dog outside, if weather permits.
- Keep your dog out of couch and carpets
- Bathe your dog weekly to remove dander from its coat.
- Choose carpet-free flooring, or shampoo your carpet regularly.
- Remove heavy carpets and drapes that trap dander
- Wash dog bed often
- Allergy shots, known as immunotherapy, can reduce symptoms although they can’t eliminate them.
- Use a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) air purifier and vent filters to help reduce airborne pet allergens.
- Shut down air condition in a room where is dog
- Buy right air-cleaner
- Use allergen neutralizing shampoo
- Cover mattresses and pillows with specially designed allergy covers
- Get a sealed allergy vacuum
- Wash your dog toys
Dogs breeds that are less allergic:
Hairless breeds: Argentine Pila Dog, Chinese Crested, Peruvian Inca Orchid (Peruvian Hairless Dog), Xoloitzcuintli (Mexican Hairless Dog)
Breeds with continuously growing coat: Labradoodle, Australian Silky Terrier, Barbet, Bearded Collie, Bedlington Terrier, Bichon Frisé, Biewer Terrier, Coton de Tuléar, Havanese, Kerry Blue Terrier, Komondor, Lagotto Romagnolo, Lhasa Apso, Lowchen, Maltese, Old English Sheepdog, Poodle, Portuguese Water Dog, Puli, Shih Tzu, Tibetan Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier.
Breeds with very short single coats: Basenji, Greyhound, and Whippet.
Breeds with single coats: Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Breeds with double coats: Border Terrier, Black Russian Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Skye Terrier, Giant Schnauzer, Glen of Imaal Terrier, Irish Water Spaniel, Irish Terrier, Schnauzer, West Highland Terrier
There are many dog owners that are allergic and live a happy life with a dog. please choose wisely your future dog and be careful to read our article on your dog breed.