There are so many great things about being a dog owner. They give you companionship and cheer you up when you’re feeling down, they help to keep you active, and they’re great for families because they teach kids responsibility. But there are some downsides to owning a dog. It’s a big responsibility to take on and if you can’t be there to walk them on a regular basis, a dog might not be suited to your lifestyle. The mess is another thing that people sometimes take issue with. If you are very particular when it comes to your home, you may not like a dog that sheds a lot of fur, and some dogs can smell quite bad sometimes. If you are completely against the idea of any mess in the home then a dog probably isn’t for you because they will all create mess to some extent.
If you do want to reduce the mess from your dog, it’s important that you groom them properly. Regular brushing will remove loose fur and stop it from dropping around the house. You need to give them a bath on a regular basis as well if you want to stop them from smelling. You should also check out these tips on keeping your home clean when you have a pet, but the best thing you can do is choose the right dog in the first place. There are certain breeds that are a lot cleaner than most dogs, and even though they will still create a bit of a mess, it’s a lot easier to manage. These are some of the cleanest dog breeds for people that hate mess.
American Hairless Terrier
If hair is a big problem for you and you don’t want to spend hours with the vacuum trying to clean it all up, why not just go for a hairless dog? A lot of people don’t realize that there are breeds like the American Hairless Terrier that don’t shed at all. The breed was a result of a mutation in a litter of Rat Terriers, and one puppy was born without any fur at all. Since then, they have been bred and they are a popular choice for people that want a dog without having to deal with all of the shedding. However, there are some specific care requirements with these dogs because they do not have the same protection that a dog with fur does. They have very sensitive skin and they are prone to sunburn, so they always need to be protected with sunscreen or clothing. They are also sensitive to a lot of skin problems, so it’s important that you take good care of them.
If you don’t like the fur, this is the ideal breed for you. But they still love running around outside and playing in the mud, so you will still need to bathe them and clean off the mud before they come back into the house.
Shiba Inus are a very popular breed in Japan, and they’re often compared to cats. This is partly down to their relatively independent nature, but it’s also because they’re incredibly clean. When they are out and about, they won’t jump into muddy puddles like other dogs, they’re far more likely to avoid the dirt. You will often find them grooming themselves like a cat as well, so they’re very clean all of the time. Shedding can still be an issue, but mud and dirt is never a problem. Shiba Inus are quite athletic, muscular dogs, which means that you have to make sure that they are fed and exercised properly. They need specific Shiba food to ensure that they are getting the right nutrients, and they need a lot of exercise to stop them from gaining weight. They are also very emotionally intelligent dogs which means that they are great support animals, but they are not always so receptive to training. It’s important that you don’t use aggressive training methods because they will respond badly.
If you suffer from allergies, a dog that sheds a lot is bad news. But there are some great breeds, like poodles, that do not shed very much and have hypoallergenic fur. They’re a very intelligent and family friendly dog, which is why they’re one of the more popular breeds. They come in a few different sizes as well so if you don’t have a huge amount of space and you only want a small dog, that is an option.
If you are looking to get a dog but you are worried about the mess that they create, these are some of the best breeds to go for.