Top 7 Worst Dog Breeds for Allergies

Huskies are known for their thick double coats, which can trigger allergies. While they're beautiful and friendly, they're not ideal for allergy sufferers.


Golden Retrievers are wonderful family dogs but shed a lot, leading to allergen exposure. Not the best choice for those with allergies.

Golden Retriever

German Shepherds are highly intelligent, but their shedding can aggravate allergies. Consider hypoallergenic breeds if you're prone to allergies.

German Shepherd

Labs are America's most popular breed, but their heavy shedding can cause allergic reactions. Look for low-shedding breeds if you have allergies.

Labrador Retriever

Pugs may have a short coat, but they produce a lot of dander, a common allergen. Allergies can be a concern if you own a Pug.


Bulldogs have wrinkled skin, which can trap allergens. If you're allergic, consider breeds with smoother coats and less skin folds.


Rottweilers are powerful and protective, but their heavy shedding can trigger allergies. Opt for hypoallergenic or low-shedding breeds instead.


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