If you've ever walked into a friend's home and were immediately hit with a whiff of "eau de canine," then you know where we're heading with this. Believe it or not, it's possible to be a dog lover without that strong dog scent following you and your pup around wherever you go.
Choosing a notoriously neutral dog breed — and sticking to a regular grooming schedule — can leave your furry companion smelling fresh as a daisy:
The experts at PetPlace.com recommend poodles for people who prefer dogs that naturally have low odor. These fluffy pups come in three sizes, from toy poodles that are ideal for apartment dwellers to the standard poodles that love larger accommodations, and have a hypoallergenic coat that may reduce allergic reactions.
Another dog that tends to be a good breed for allergy sufferers, the bichon is a low- to no-odor dog that doesn't shed much but requires regular brushing. These playful pups also have a load of energy and love physical activity.
Lassie had more going for her than being a loyal life-saver. She was also a collie, a clean breed pleasantly noted for not having a doggy odor. Keep in mind, though, that collies do shed and need regular brushing.
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