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Dog Breeds Recommended for a deShedding Tool

Some breeds have coat textures that vary between individual dogs. These breeds are noted with an asterisk(*). Not all dogs in these breeds shed. If your dog sheds, the FURminator® deShedding Tool will work on your dog.

For a list of breeds that we do NOT recommend using a deShedding tool on, click here.

A

  • Affenpinscher
  • Afghan Hound
  • Airedale Terrier
  • Akita
  • Alaskan Klee Kai
  • Alaskan Malamute
  • American Bulldog*
  • American Eskimo Dog
  • American Pit Bull Terrier*
  • American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Anatolian Shepherd
  • Australian Cattle Dog
  • Australian Kelpie
  • Australian Shepherd Dog
  • Australian Terrier

B

  • Balkan Hound
  • Basenji
  • Basset Hound
  • Beagle*
  • Bearded Collie
  • Belgian Griffon
  • Belgian Malinois
  • Belgian Shepherd
  • Belgian Tervueren
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Black and Tan Coonhound*
  • Black Russian Terrier
  • Bloodhound
  • Blue Heeler
  • Border Collie
  • Border Terrier
  • Boston Terrier*
  • Bouvier des Flandres
  • Boxer*
  • Borzoi
  • Briard
  • Brittany Spaniel
  • Brussels Griffon
  • Bull Terrier*
  • Bullmastiff

C

  • Cairn Terrier
  • Canaan Dog
  • Cane Corso
  • Cardigan Welsh Corgi
  • Catahula Leopard Dog
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • Chihuahua*
  • Chinook
  • Chow Chow
  • Clumber Spaniel
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • Collie

D

  • Dachshund*
  • Dalmatian*
  • Deerhound
  • Doberman Pinscher*

E

  • English Bulldog*
  • English Foxhound*
  • English Mastiff
  • English Setter
  • English Springer Spaniel
  • English Toy Spaniel
  • Eskimo Dog

F

  • Field Spaniel
  • Finnish Spitz
  • Flat-Coated Retriever
  • French Bulldog*
  • French Mastiff

G

  • German Shepherd 
  • German Shorthaired Pointer*
  • German Wirehaired Pointer
  • Giant Schnauzer
  • Glen of Imaal Terrier
  • Golden Retriever
  • Gordon Setter
  • Great Dane
  • Great Pyrenees
  • Greater Swiss Mountain
  • Greyhound

H

  • Harrier Beagle

I

  • Ibizan Hound*
  • Irish Setter
  • Irish Terrier
  • Irish Wolfhound
  • Italian Greyhound*

J

  • Jack Russell Terrier
  • Japanese Chin*
  • Japanese Spitz

K

  • Kai Dog
  • Keeshond
  • Kuvasz

L

  • Labrador Retriever
  • Lakeland Terrier
  • Leonberger
  • Lhasa Apso*

M

  • Manchester Terrier
  • Miniature Bull Terrier
  • Miniature Pinscher
  • Miniature Schnauzer
  • Munsterlander

N

  • Neapolitan Mastiff
  • Newfoundland
  • Norfolk Terrier
  • Norwegian Elkhound
  • Norwich Terrier
  • Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever

O

  • Old English Sheepdog
  • Otterhound

P

  • Papillion
  • Parson Jack Russell Terrier
  • Pekingese*
  • Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  • Petit Basset Griffon Vandéen
  • Pharaoh Hound*
  • Polish Lowland Sheepdog
  • Pomeranian
  • Pug

R

  • Rat Terrier
  • Rhodesian Ridgeback
  • Rottweiler

S

  • Saint Bernard
  • Saluki
  • Samoyed
  • Schipperke
  • Scottish Deerhound
  • Scottish Terrier
  • Sealyham Terrier
  • Shar Pei*
  • Shetland Sheepdog
  • Shiba Inu
  • Shih Tzu*
  • Siberian Husky
  • Silky Terrier*
  • Skye Terrier
  • Spinone Italian
  • Smooth Fox Terrier*
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier*
  • Standard Schnauzer
  • Sussex Spaniel

T

  • Tibetan Mastiff
  • Tibetan Spaniel
  • Toy Fox Terrier*
  • Tibetan Terrier

V

  • Vizsla

W

  • Weimaraner
  • Welsh Springer Spaniel
  • Welsh Terrier
  • West Highland White Terrier
  • Whippet
  • Wire Fox Terrier
  • Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Y

  • Yorkshire Terrier*
  • If you are unsure if your pet has an undercoat, please consult your veterinarian. This list does not include all dog breeds recommended for a FURminator®deShedding tool. Please contact us for additional questions.
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