When I decided to get my first dog as an adult, I knew the breed would be Boston Terrier. My family had a BT named Smidgen when I was a kid, and we all loved that little dog. I still did my homework, though, before picking up my new pup.
I remember reading that Boston Terriers "shed minimally." Which leads me to the question, 10 years and two BTs later, in comparison to which breeds? Great Pyrenees? Newfies? Sheepdogs? Then, sure, they don't, but I can tell you that black, white, and brown hair from Dolly and Spot coats just about every surface in my home unless I put an industrial-size sticky roller and a pet-specific vacuum cleaner to work at least once a week.
That said, I don't mind the frequent housework -- yes, once a week qualifies as frequent in my world -- because these pups fill my life with happiness and humor. With that in mind, here are 10 dogs that also shed like crazy and why we love them.
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