If there is one thing we can never resist, it’s a fluffy dog. Try as we might we can never resist the urge to pet them and cuddle with them. So, we’ve rounded up ten of the absolute fluffiest dog breeds around.
One of the fluffiest dog breeds around, the Samoyed has a thick undercoat with a heavier outercoat. They require regular brushing as well as special grooming needs. Though they are seasonal shedders, some studies have shown that they are actually hypoallergenic.
As an average shedder, the Bearded Collie needs special grooming needs. This happy and lively breed requires daily combing and brushing to avoid any mats and tangles.
Hailing from China, this ancient breed has a double coat that can hide fleas, ticks, or parasites. Therefore, frequent brushing and combing is a necessity to keep them safe and healthy.
The Chow Chow is a big ball of fur with a thick coat. They are heavy shedders and require daily brushing, too.
Another one of the fluffiest breeds around is the Keeshond. A mix of several other breeds, the Keeshond has a silky undercoat that sheds twice a year and a heavy outercoat that sticks out, giving them a fluffy appearance.
This pint-sized breed is a walking cotton ball. The Bichon Frise is hypoallergenic and requires monthly grooming sessions to maintain their fluffy white coat.
These gentle giants are known to be one of the most expensive breeds as their thick coat requires regular brushing. Though they shed in the winter, their summer shedding takes up to a full month.
This breed was considered lucky in the early 1900’s and the same rings true today. The fluffy Lhasa Apso requires daily combing and brushing to keep their coat in tip top shape. Some owners give them “puppy cuts” to avoid the constant grooming.
The miniature version of a Rough Coated Collies, the Shetland Sheepdog have a thick double coat. Their undercoat is soft and close to their body whereas the outer layer is straight and harsh. These seasonal shedders do best when given a daily brushing and combing.
Thanks to their monkey-like features, the Affenpinscher is often referred to as the “monkey dog.” Their harsh, thick coat should be kept long as a cut would ruin their coat. They benefit from daily brushing and an occasional grooming session.