Are German Shepherds Hypoallergenic?

No, they are not.

German shepherds do not produce an off putting herding response (circulating histamine in the body to produce a “booming” release of cells and fluids), and they do not have a thick fur coat that traps allergens near the skin. German Shepherds may be destroying homes with people allergic to animal dander or pollen, but it isn’t because of their innate traits. Instead, it’s because many German Shepherds would rather hang out outside than inside your house among fleas and mosquitos – so they bring the outside inside!
Sadly, German Shepherd overpopulation is often thanks in part to assumptions about breed due diligence such as this one. The truth is any dog…

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