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Hi i have a question my husband had allergic and my puppy hair is every where in the floor or when i pick her up and hold her for a while then i had
a lot of hair my my shirt
what do you do with your maltese when they hair is falling all in the house ?
 

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Maltese, nor any other breed is 100% hypoallergenic. So, if your husband is allergic to dogs, and you got a Maltese thinking he would be okay with one, unfortunately it doesn't work out that way in many situations. The saliva & dander of the pet is what causes allergies, not the hair itself.

JMM is correct in that your Maltese should not be "shedding" like a normal dog would. They have hair just like humans, and they should only shed a few strands in the same way humans do.

How often do you bathe your Maltese? I recommend bathing once per week, with daily brushings.

As far as hair being on your clothes & floors, I don't have that problem so I can't offer much advice. You really shouldn't have any dog hair on your clothes since they don't really shed. I have mostly hardwood floors throughout my house, and I sweep or vacuum them every other day, followed by a once per week mopping/steam cleaning.
 

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Maltese, nor any other breed is 100% hypoallergenic. So, if your husband is allergic to dogs, and you got a Maltese thinking he would be okay with one, unfortunately it doesn't work out that way in many situations. The saliva & dander of the pet is what causes allergies, not the hair itself.

JMM is correct in that your Maltese should not be "shedding" like a normal dog would. They have hair just like humans, and they should only shed a few strands in the same way humans do.

How often do you bathe your Maltese? I recommend bathing once per week, with daily brushings.

As far as hair being on your clothes & floors, I don't have that problem so I can't offer much advice. You really shouldn't have any dog hair on your clothes since they don't really shed. I have mostly hardwood floors throughout my house, and I sweep or vacuum them every other day, followed by a once per week mopping/steam cleaning.
I bathed her every monday
I have carpet
 

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Mine do lose hair but they also play a lot. Everyone in my house is use to white hairs on their shirts. My daughter and I lose a lot of our hair (we both have long hair) so everyone is use to having brown hair or white hair on their clothes.:blush:

My son and I have asthma (I am a horrible asthmatic) and these little ones are the first dog that we can actually bury our faces in their hair and not get any allergic reaction.:thumbsup:
 

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I am allergic to cats and a lot of dogs, but not Bichon or Maltese. I find I only have slight allergies to the shampoo and conditioner I use on her. You should see if your husband is more allergic just after a bath when the products are stronger. Of course he could still be allergic to the dander etc. but less likely than most other dogs.
 
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