Nobody likes a smelly canine, however all pets will get soiled once in a while. Potential pet house owners who’re searching for a low-maintenance companion will likely be happy to know that not each pooch wants a weekly pampering session on the groomers to look their finest.

In fact, each canine must be taken care of, however some breeds are simpler to groom than others. Apart from important grooming that applies to most breeds, like sustaining their nails, checking their ears, and a few dental care, there are many canines that require little to no grooming repeatedly.

For those who’re not within the high-maintenance grooming that comes with a breed such because the elegant poodle or fairly bichon frise, do not fret—many canines merely want a weekly brush they usually’re good to go.

Utilizing info from the American Kennel Membership and grooming web site DogTime, here’s a spherical up of the 25 canines which might be best to groom. Their grooming wants are pretty low upkeep and do not sometimes stretch past a brush as soon as per week and the occasional tub—there will be no primping for these pooches.

American bulldog

Grooming your American bulldog is fairly simple as they solely should be bathed once they get soiled, although common brushing will hold their coat clear.

A pet bulldog wears an American flag kerchief round its neck at a Fourth of July celebration in Santa Fe, New Mexico. American bulldogs solely should be bathed once they get soiled.
Robert Alexander

American English coonhound

American English coonhounds ought to be brushed round as soon as per week, and their nails trimmed as soon as a month, although they solely should be bathed round each 4 to 6 weeks.

American English Coonhound
An American English coonhound on the 136th annual Westinster Kennel Membership Canine Present preview on January 26, 2012, in New York Metropolis. American English coonhounds ought to be brushed round as soon as per week.
Mario Tama

American Staffordshire terrier

American Staffordshire terriers solely want a fast brush as soon as per week, and can solely should be bathed in the event that they get soiled or develop a “doggy” scent.

American Staffordshire Terrier
An American Staffordshire terrier on the Sacramento SPCA February 1, 2008, in Sacramento, California. American Staffordshire terriers solely want a fast brush as soon as per week.
David Paul Morris

Australian cattle canine

Australian cattle canines’ coats haven’t any odor or oil residue so they’ll solely want a fast brush as soon as per week and an occasional tub. Nevertheless, as this breed sheds its undercoat twice a yr, throughout this season the canines will should be brushed each few days.

Australian Cattle Dog
An Australian blue cattle canine on March 25, 2011 in Longreach, Australia. Australian cattle canines’ coats haven’t any odor or oil residue.
Mark Kolbe

Azawakh

The Azawakh breed has a brief and fantastic coat that solely must be brushed as soon as per week, and the canines don’t should be bathed steadily.

Azawakh
An Azawakh canine runs by means of Inexperienced Park in London, England, on February 24, 2004. The Azawakh breed has a brief and fantastic coat.
Jim Watson/AFP

Basenji

The Basenji breed is straightforward to groom as they solely should be brushed round as soon as per week and are usually not smelly canines, so will solely want a shower in the event that they get very messy.

Basenji
Basenji canines at Logan Circle Park on October 14, 2010, in Washington D.C.
Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP

Beagle

Beagles should be brushed weekly however do not should be bathed fairly often until they get messy.

Beagle
A Beagle at Battersea Canine & Cats Dwelling on December 17, 2019, in London, England. Beagles should be brushed weekly however don’t should be bathed fairly often.
Marsland/WireImage

Bloodhound

Bloodhounds ought to be bathed repeatedly to maintain them from getting smelly and brushed as soon as per week.

Bloodhound
A bloodhound in Washington, D.C., on August 29, 2013. Bloodhounds ought to be bathed repeatedly to maintain them from getting smelly, however solely should be brushed as soon as per week.
Saul Loeb/AFP

Border Collies

Border collies should be brushed round twice per week to maintain their hair freed from tangles and particles.

Border collie
A Border collie on the NEC Enviornment on March 11, 2018, in Birmingham, England. Border collies should be brushed round twice per week
Richard Stabler

Boston terrier

Boston terriers don’t shed lots, so will solely should be brushed round as soon as per week, they usually solely want the occasional tub.

Boston terrier
A Boston terrier is seen on January 10, 2017 in Florence, Italy. Boston terriers solely should be brushed round as soon as per week.
Claudio Lavenia

Boxer

Boxers are usually clear canines that require minimal grooming—a weekly brush ought to be sufficient.

Boxer
A boxer canine on the annual Crufts canine present on the Nationwide Exhibition Centre on March 11, 2011, in Birmingham, England. Boxers are usually clear canines that require minimal grooming.
Oli Scarff

Cairn Terrier

Cairn terriers ought to be brushed and combed as soon as per week however don’t want intensive grooming.

Cairn terrier
A Cairn Terrier on the one hundred and fortieth Annual Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present at Madison Sq. Backyard on February 16, 2016, in New York Metropolis. Cairn terriers ought to be brushed and combed as soon as per week.
Matthew Eisman

Chihuahua

Clean-coat Chihuahuas will solely should be brushed often and bathed repeatedly, whereas the longhaired Chihuahua ought to be brushed a minimum of as soon as per week.

Chihuahua
A chihuahua pet poses at Pucchin Canine’s store on July 11, 2007, in Japan. Clean-coat Chihuahuas will solely should be brushed often and longhaired Chihuahua ought to be brushed a minimum of as soon as per week.
Koichi Kamoshida/Getty

Daschund

Dachshunds are usually clear and don’t scent, although their brushing wants rely on the canine’s coat. Clean-coated Dachshunds are pretty low upkeep although longhaired Dachshunds will should be brushed extra steadily.

Dachshunds
Lengthy-haired Dachshunds on the NEC Enviornment on March 6, 2020 in Birmingham, England. Dachshunds are usually clear and don’t scent.
Jeff J Mitchell

German pinscher

German Pinschers have a brief, dense coat that doesn’t want quite a lot of grooming. They need to be brushed as soon as per week and can solely require the occasional tub.

German Pinscher
A tock picture of a German pinscher. German pinschers have a brief, dense coat that doesn’t want quite a lot of grooming.
eAlisa

Nice Dane

Nice Danes ought to be brushed as soon as per week, aside from throughout shedding season when they’ll should be brushed day by day.

Great Danes
A Nice Dane on the Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present at Madison Sq. Backyard, February 14, 2017, in New York Metropolis. Nice Danes ought to be brushed as soon as per week.
Drew Angerer

Greyhound

Greyhounds have a brief easy coat that solely wants a weekly rubdown with a humid fabric or hound glove and common baths.

Greyhound
A Greyhound takes a nap. Greyhounds have a brief easy coat that solely wants a weekly rubdown with a humid fabric or hound glove and common baths.
Les Lee/Categorical

Italian greyhounds

Italian greyhounds solely should be bathed in the event that they get messy. Nevertheless, Italian greyhounds must have their enamel brushed repeatedly and may have them cleaned by a veterinarian yearly.

Italian Greyhound
Italian Greyhounds on the Crufts canine present on the NEC on March 7, 2014, in Birmingham, England. Italian Greyhounds solely should be bathed in the event that they get messy.
Matt Cardy

Mastiff

Mastiffs solely require a fast brush each few days, although the folds of their pores and skin ought to be inspected and cleaned repeatedly.

Mastiff
A Neapolitan Mastiff on the Sydney Royal Canine Present on April 5, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. Mastiffs solely require a fast brush each few days.
Mark Kolbe

Miniature Bull Terrier

The miniature bull terrier doesn’t require quite a lot of common grooming however ought to be brushed as soon as per week and bathed repeatedly.

Miniature bull terrier
A miniature bull terrier on the one hundred and fortieth Annual Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present at Madison Sq. Backyard on February 16, 2016, in New York Metropolis. The miniature bull terrier doesn’t require quite a lot of common grooming
Matthew Eisman

Clean fox terrier

The sleek fox terrier ought to be brushed repeatedly and can solely want a shower round as soon as a month until they get messy.

Smooth fox terrier
A easy fox terrier on the one hundred and fortieth Annual Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present at Madison Sq. Backyard on February 16, 2016, in New York Metropolis. The sleek fox terrier ought to be brushed repeatedly.
Matthew Eisman

Toy fox terrier

Toy fox terriers require minimal grooming, solely needing the occasional tub.

Toy fox terrier
Inventory picture of a toy fox terrier. Toy fox terriers require minimal grooming, solely needing the occasional tub.
Farinosa

Vizsla

Vizslas have a brief, smooth coat that solely must be often brushed. When Vizslas get smelly, they need to be bathed in lukewarm water with canine shampoo.

Vizsla
A Hungarian wire haired Vizsla performs within the snow on January 17, 2018, in Belfast, Northern Eire. Vizslas have a brief, smooth coat that solely must be often brushed.
Charles McQuillan

Weimaraner

Weimaraners require virtually to no little grooming, however house owners ought to be certain that their nails are stored quick.

Weimaraner
A Weimaraner on the Crufts Canine Present on the NEC Enviornment on March 11, 2017 in Birmingham, England. Weimaraners require little grooming.
Matt Cardy

Whippet

Whippets don’t want quite a lot of grooming, aside from a weekly brush and the occasional tub.

Whippets
Whippets compete on the 142nd Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present on February 12, 2018, in New York Metropolis. Whippets don’t want quite a lot of grooming, aside from a weekly brush and the occasional tub.
Drew Angerer

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