Looking for a breed that doesnt smell

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  1. gemo

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    Looking for a breed of dog that doesnt smell so much like smelly dog.
    This would be my first dog and I notice that most dogs have a certin distict dog smell that I cant really stand.
     
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    Look for a short-eared, short-haired dog. My Rhodesian Ridgeback cross doesn't smell like DAWG at all (she's actually got a rather pleasant oaty smell) but I certainly wouldn't recommend most RR's as a first dog!

    Spayed light-colored females will also tend to smell a lot less.
     

  3. AZBADBOY

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    Boxers don't smell and they are excellent dogs. Very clean dogs almost to the point of being freaky. They almost act more like a cat, most want nothing to do with water/mud. Only thing with Boxers are they pretty much have to live inside. Don't do good with cold or heat.

    Dogs that get lots of buildup in their ears really stink bad so watch out for those.
     
  4. pupcuss27

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    LINK TO "THE DOG WHISPERER HOME PAGE"

    http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/dogwhisperer/

    Please Please go to this link and start your study on dogs here !!!

    See Ceaser, on the National Geographic TV Channel, if you have access to it. "IT IS SO IMPORTANT" to do good research on any Amimal "Especially Dogs" before going out and making an impulse buy when you see a cute furry dog.

    IMO, ANY dog will smell if not properly cared for. I have owned and worked with many breeds. If a dog is properly brushed daily, they actually don't get smelly. But do get a full groom done every couple months on long hair breeds. Always check their paws for nail growth and anything they may have picked up on their walks/runs.

    I could go on for many more hours on this subject. Just make sure "YOUR" environment matches the breed you buy. I mean, (if you do not have a large fenced in yard to excersice the dog, don't buy a Hunting Breed etc.) Talk to a good VET and ask them some questions, they may even have a dog for you...VETS sometimes get stupid humans that abandon dogs at VET offices.

    Good Luck
     
  5. TurboRocket

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    Dogs can often smell based on the quality of what it eats. My two GSDs don't smell at all - and it's not just me saying that. Friends are always surprised that I have two large dogs living in the house because they don't smell pets at all.
     
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    Samoyed don't smell doggie.

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    Oatmeal shampoo is a good one that doenst stink. And your doggy doesnt smell bad either.

    If the dog stays outside, it will smell like outside or dirt.
     
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    Golden Retrievers and Labs don't smell, neither do Poodles.

    A bath once every two weeks helps too.
     
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    That's what I was thinking. Keep 'em clean and they don't stink! :thumbsup:
     
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    Nothing in the hound family except a ridgeback. They are a mix anyway and the smell really isnt bad. Doberman's are ok also.
     
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    Siberian Husky - They will clean themselves daily like a cat. I give mine a bath perhaps 2-3 times a year at most. Of course, you have LOTS of fur to deal with- they will shead their coat 2x a year.
     
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    Look at a miniature pincher. They groom themselves and are easy to take care of and they don't slobber or shed much. They also are very cuddly and like to sleep with you, and it is one of the only dog species I can tolerate up close.

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    I second the Husky's no Doggie smell to them but know what your getting like was stated there going to shed and shed and shed !! LOL
     
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    Depends what kind of dog you want. I have a yorkie that even when playing outside all day doesn't smell.
     
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    Well, how's he going to find his food if he doesn't smell?

    Ohh, you mean....

    All dogs smell like, well, dogs. Hounds especially so. Bathing them will help. But, if you want a dog that doesn't smell like a dog, do you REALLY want a dog?

    just asking...
     
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    The funny thing is that even if you don't like dog smell, your own dog smells different than all the rest and you grow to like it, especially if they grow up with you from puppies. ;) Your dogs smell becomes part of your smell.
     
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    :thumbsup: +1 Also no dander or fleas if purebred.
     
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    Elvis here thinks his s..t don't stink.
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    I agree with a post above. It depends on their food, and some other variables. I have two German Shepards, and a Chihuahua. None of them smell. My house does not smell. I feed top quality food, no preservatives with a lot of omega oils to keep their skin healthy. They do not have baths ofter either.