Generally speaking, all dogs require some grooming. Some, however, need quite a bit more than others. With so many dog breeds in the world, we can find pretty much anything we’re looking for – from hairless dogs to dogs with dreads. Some breeds do just fine with a bath every once in a while and others need regular brushing, clipping, and blow-drying. This can take quite a bit of extra time and money, so if you’re looking to avoid extensive grooming, you’ll enjoy the breeds on this list.
#1 – Beagle
The Beagle is one of the smallest hound breeds and a popular companion. They are moderately active, extremely social, and make great pets for people of all ages, including children. Beagles have short, smooth coats that do shed but require little more than regular brushing. Originally bred for hunting hare, they are often used as detection dogs due to their excellent sense of smell and friendly disposition.
#2 – Rottweiler
The Rottweiler is a German breed originally used as an all-purpose farm dog. They would drove cattle and pull carts of butchered meat to the market and serve as guardians of their property. Today you can find them as police and military dogs in some places, but more often as loving companions. They are good-natured and eager to work, deeply loyal to their families, and affectionate with those they know. They have short, thick coats that shed but need little more than weekly brushing.
#3 – Doberman Pinscher
Developed as a personal protection dog that has also served in police and military work, the Doberman Pinscher is a powerful worker. However, because they are not often needed for these roles any longer, their temperaments have been softened to create loving family companions. They are social with those they know and aloof with strangers, though they are open to making friends. Their short coats require very little grooming.
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