The bad news: they require quite a bit of grooming, as the hair coats tend to be wavy and catch loose hair and debris, forming knots. Also, because they do not shed much, and their hair continuously grows, it can become quite long and unruly, and the hair that is not lost tends to stay embedded in curly coats and needs to be removed. If you do not wash, brush and clip or trim your hypoallergenic dog, you’re going to end up with a tangled, matted mess.
Hypoallergenic dogs sometimes do not love being groomed, even though they desperately need daily grooming and monthly trimming and clipping. The reason is that their curly coats become tangled easily, and if someone has been rough in the past or overly aggressive grooming him, your hypoallergenic sweetie got his skin pulled, and it hurt! It is important to carefully separate hypoallergenic dogs' hair into sections and work thoroughly, but carefully, to remove tangles without pulling. Also, finding a good professional groomer to help you with monthly or semi-monthly clipping and trimming, who is patient and skilled, will make grooming much more pleasant for your hypoallergenic-haired friend.