Bichons are hypoallergenic, making them a preferred selection for allergy patients. The cotton balls' French name means "fluffy white puppy"
Astute watchdogs, they're the most popular Schnauzer breed. Like their larger cousins, they have a solemn look.
Hypoallergenic breeds include poodles. You can choose from conventional, toy, and small versions. Poodles are one of the most popular dogs in the US because they are smart and easy to teach.
Shih Tzus date to the Tang Dynasty. With their majestic (yet low-shedding!) features and attractive, sociable personalities, the breed previously wowed royalty.
The seven-pound ancient Greek breed defines "lap dog." Hypoallergenic all-white coats make prolonged snuggle sessions allergy-free.
Lady and the Tramp fans may recognise the charming and lovable Scottie dog from the film, but Scotties make terrific companions in real life as well.
Havanese dogs are happy, curious, and have long, silky coats. Let their non-shedding coats grow long and carry them like kings and queens.
Basenjis are African hunting dogs, however they don't howl and yap. They have delicate, short hair that sheds little, so you'll scarcely notice them.
Many Lhasa owners leave their full-grown pups in the shorter "puppy cut" to minimise trimming.