The Official AKC approved list of Hypoallergenic breed dogs.

AKC bases this list on the breeds that produce the less dander. There are 11 of them. They are not in any special order. AKC does NOT claim that the listed breeds will not affect people with allergies. You can read more about the 11 of them directly on the AKC website. As you can see, Schnauzers are hypoallergenic and non-shedding. 

Below is the list of the 11 Non-Shedding & Hypoallergenic Breeds


#1 – Schnauzers

hypoallergenic (miniature-schnauzer)


#2 – Bedlington Terrier

hypoallergenic (bedlington terrier)


#3 – Bichon Frise

hypoallergenic (bichon frise)


#4 – Chinese Cresteds

hypoallergenic Chinese-Crested


#5 – Irish Water Spaniel

hypoallergenic (irish water dog)


#6 – Kerry Blue Terrier

hypoallergenic (kerry_blue_terrier)


#7 – Maltese

hypoallergenic (maltese)


#8 – Poodles

Hypoallergenic (Poodles)



#9 – Portuguese Water Dog

hypoallergenic (portuguese-water-dog)


#10 – Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

hypoallergenic (soft-coated-wheaten-terrier)


#11 – Xoloitzcuintli

hypoallergenic (Xoloitzcuintli)


Hypoallergenic and non-shedding dogs are in high demand and extremely popular throughout the United States. Families with and without allergies seek after their soft non-shedding hair, healthy reputation and amazing personalities.