20 Dogs That Drool The Most


No matter what type of dog you own, you know that dogs love to drool. However, there are some dogs that really take their drooling to the next level. If drooling and slobbering is something you would like to keep at a minimum, then it would be a good idea to avoid getting some of these dog breeds.

Here are the 20 breeds that tend to drool a lot more than most.

1. Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog is a very big, yet graceful dog. They come from a rural area of Switzerland and were first bred to herd cattle and pull carts on the farms. We imagine that they did a lot of drooling when herding cattle and thinking about what a delicious burger or steak these creatures would make.

Pretty much everything about this breed is perfect except for the excessive saliva that comes out of their mouths on a regular basis. They are very loyal and double as great watchdogs as well. If you are looking for a big dog with a calm and friendly disposition, then you can’t really go wrong with one. Just make sure that getting a lot of drool on your hands when you play with them does not bother you. Otherwise, they are the perfect companion for kids and really make fantastic family oriented pets.


2. Black and Tan Coonhound

This is yet another big and graceful dog that is a perfect companion for any home that is able to house a bigger breed of dog. The coonhound is very friendly and loves spending time with you. If you like to have a high energy dog that is able to go on long walks and runs with you, this would be a good choice. They are also very good with kids and can protect a home as well.

You’ll notice the drool immediately because they are very affectionate. They love to kiss and lick you all over and love petting. Even though the dog is big, it loves human contact and if you let the dog into your bed, you’ll have a hard time kicking it out. The good thing is that they do a great job at keeping you warm on cold winter nights. Just make sure to put a towel down so the drool doesn’t ruin your sheets.


3. Bloodhound

One thing you need to know about the bloodhound is that it is often referred to as the “slobberhound.” So right off the bat, you know that you are in for a world of slobber and drool if you decided that you would like to own one. The bloodhound has very deep lips, which is why it is able to not only produce, but also store a lot of saliva. And of course, the saliva isn’t really stored all that well – it spills out at all times, especially when you are interacting with them.

It is known for flinging substantial strings of drool all over the place. If you’ve ever seen a bloodhound come into the house, then you know that it leaves drool stains all over the walls and furniture wherever the dog goes. That’s why it might be best to keep a bloodhound outside if you are trying to protect your furniture.


4. Bull Terrier

A lot of people have the wrong impression about the bull terrier. Many think that it is a mean and imposing dog, but it really isn’t. It all depends on the way you train it. Unfortunately, they were originally bred and trainer for fighting, so this is where the bad reputation comes from. But really, they couldn’t be any nicer once you get to know their true essences.

One thing that no one can deny is that they drool a lot. It’s strange to think that they used to be used as fashion accessories by gentlemen in the 19th century. You would think that the drooling would have prohibited this, since it would probably end up ruining every dapper suit that said gentleman put on.

There’s no denying that the dog has a very regal and distinguished look, with its long head and strong body. It’s a great dog to have if you don’t care about your clothes getting ruined by drool, which true gentlemen obviously aren’t too concerned with.


5. Bulldog

Here is another dog that has a bad reputation because of the way in which they were bred earlier. They were used to drive cattle to the market in the olden days and also compete in bloody and violent sports. But, thankfully that all has changed, and they are now lovable droolers who love to be around children and the entire family.

They don’t really like to move around much and aren’t that demanding. Running isn’t really their thing, but they’ll enjoy a slow walk around the block anytime. If it was not for the drooling, they would be the most low-maintenance dog breed ever. However, they drool considerable and you are going to have to clean about after them white a bit. The best thing that you can do is buy them their own bed and put a blanket over the bed so that they don’t drool all over your furniture when sleeping around the house.


6. Dogue de Bordeaux

You’ll know exactly what this dog looks like if you have ever seen Turner and Hooch. It’s also most commonly referred to as the French Mastiff and it drools at an alarming rate. This is another one of those dogs that can participate in a competition for how far and long they can fling the drool from their mouths.

It has a huge head, and there is plenty of room there for saliva. Other than they drool, they are terrific pets. They are very loyal to their masters and will follow them around and stick to them like glue. They also love kids, but since they are so big and clumsy, be sure to keep an eye out when they are playing with smaller children, because they could knock them down accidentally. If you don’t mind the drool and your children don’t mind having their faces covered in it, then they are the perfect breed for anyone looking for a loyal and friendly dog that is also a great household guardian and watchdog.


7. Neapolitan Mastiff

These dogs, most commonly referred to as Neos, are truly huge. If you want a massive dog, this is the one to get, because they can weigh up to 200 pounds. They also look really cool, and if you want a dog that is distinguished and unique, the Neo could be a good choice. They have a huge amount of wrinkles all over their bodies, but most of the wrinkles are on their faces.

If you don’t have patience for your dogs, then you might want to skip the Neo, because they can be pretty stubborn. And there is not much you can do to change that other than train them, because it’s certainly hard to get a 200-pound dog outside if it does not want to go. They are very protective as well and usually are not too good socially, especially a Neo male when it comes to socializing with other male dogs. And of course, there’s the drool. They slobber a lot when the weather is hot, but they will stain your carpet nicely in the winter as well.


8. Newfoundland

Just like mastiffs, the so-called Newfies have very deep lips that let them store a lot of saliva. If you see a person walking one of these dogs, you know that he or she doesn’t mind the drool, because there is a lot of it. This dog drools so much that you might actually have to get it a bib. Not many people know that there are dog bibs that you can buy, but believe it or not, they are very popular accessories.

However, the bib will help a little, but it can never help get rid of all of the drool, If you want to get one these dogs, you are just going to have to come to terms with the fact that you are going to be mopping up a lot of drool all over the house. So it’s best to keep them in the kitchen or some place in the house that has tiles.


9. Saint Bernard

It’s Beethoven! If you have ever seen that movie, then you know what a Saint Bernard is. They are huge, cuddly dogs, but they also drool up a storm. When this dog shakes its head, the drool flies from side to side and you simply have to try to avoid the saliva that’s flying out of their mouths. They drool even more when they get excited or when they are stressed.

After eating or drinking, you can expect a big puddle of drool on the floor, because that’s when they drool the most. And when it’s hot, forget about it! You would probably be able to fill your pool with their drool, even though you obviously wouldn’t want to do that. They love people, so if you have one, be sure to let your friends and relatives who come over your house know that they are going to get drooled on eventually by the big, friendly animal.


10. The Great Pyrenees

This is a pretty big dog and can weigh in excess of 110 pounds. Like many of these other drooling dogs, it has a history of guarding livestock. Maybe the drool has something to do with that. Perhaps it keeps away other animals – who knows. It is a very docile dog and incredibly gentle, especially with children. If you are looking for a big dog that is great with children, this could be the breed to seek out. However, they are a bit harder to train, since they tend to have very independent spirits. They also have a huge coat and shed a lot – but if you brush them regularly, then that should help cleaning up around the house. It’s also important to note that this type of dog needs a lot of exercise, so if you and your family do not have time to walk the dog a couple of times a day, you might want to look elsewhere.

The drooling combined with the shedding is what really turns some people off. As if cleaning up drool isn’t enough, you’ll have to clean up hair as well. But if you love big, fluffy and friendly dogs, it’s all worth it!


11. Clumber Spaniel

If you love the look of a spaniel, but want to get a bigger dog, the Clumber Spaniel might be an option, since it is the heaviest and biggest of all Spaniels. They are great dogs – very easy going and gentle. They are built pretty stocky, with short legs, so they are good for kids to place with as well.

This is another breed that is very active and loves running around outside and playing catch. If you want to have the calm when they are in the house, you should take them out to play and go on walks very regularly, because they need to burn that energy off. Not only does this breed drool a lot, it is also known to snore very loudly as well. If snoring bothers you, then it might be a problem. Otherwise, they are very lively and loving dogs that are make a great addition to any household.


12. Bullmastiff

You know that this is going to be a big time drooler because the breed is a cross between two very impressive droolers on their own. A Bullmastiff is part Bulldog and part Mastiff, both of which drool and slobber tremendously. So does that mean that the Bullmastiff gives you double the drool? Not really, but the drool you get from this dog is nothing to shake a stick at.

They drool especially after eating and drinking, and even after physical activity. When the weather is warm they are going to be slobbering all over the house. Just like most other dogs of this nature, they drool a lot when they are anxious or excited as well.

If you love drooling dogs and can’t decided whether you want a Bulldog or a Mastiff, you should try out a Bullmastiff and get the best of both worlds in one dog.


13. Great Dane

The Great Dane is the perfect dog is you want a tall dog. They are known as the gentle giants of the dog world, because they are really sweet even if they do look pretty imposing. Contrary to popular belief, they do not come from Denmark. The Great Dane originally comes from Germany and it is a very friendly dog, but it needs to be trained in order to not be fearful of strangers.

The biggest problem with them is that they slobber a lot and they take up a lot of space. So if you have a small apartment, this might not be the best dog for you. They like to lumber around the house and if you let them on the couch, pretty soon, they will be taking up most of it. Other than the drool and the largest of their frames, there is nothing not too like about this tall, regal and loving dog breed.


14. Basset Hound

This is a dog whose looks can be deceiving. Most people consider them to be small dogs because they have short legs and are low to the ground at all times. In reality, they are pretty big. They can weigh up to 70 pounds in some cases. And they have a lot of loose skin, which is one of the things about them that people either love or hate. That is their signature look. They have that flap of skin that hangs under their neck, and that’s a prime place for the drool to get caught and spread all over the house.

If you want a speed dog to play with, this isn’t it. They are slow moving and are pretty stubborn when trying to get them to do something. But the fact that they are low to the ground and slow really makes them ideal for small children. Bassets drool a lot, and that drool tends to stick to their big floppy ears and all of the loose skin that they have.


15. Boxer

This is one of those breeds that doesn’t really have to be a huge drooler. They do all drool, but the general rule is that some boxers drool more than others, and no one really knows why that is. They are very active and friendly dogs that demand a lot of physical activity in order to remain happy both mentally and physically.

If you have ever had a boxer puppy, you will know that they are especially active as babies and at times, even impossible to keep up with. They have pendulous lips, which is what makes them prone to drool more than most dogs.

Boxers used to have cropped ears, but not they have natural ears, which many people believe looks better. They drool a lot, but most of the time, the excessive drooling happens when they are physically active. So if they are getting a lot of walking time and yard time, it shouldn’t be that much of a problem to clean up.


16. Shar-Pei

The Chinese Shar-Pei is a large dog famous for their deep wrinkles and a blue-black tongue.  When they are puppies, they have lots of wrinkles, but the wrinkles become smaller as the dog gets bigger.   They are very loyal and affectionate dogs that quickly bond with their human families.

The Shar-Pei is one of the easiest breeds to housebreak and they can comfortably live in an apartment.   They love to play with their master and get along great with kids.  However, the dog has to understand to follow the rules and the owner has to be the pack leader.  Once the owner establishes leadership, the Shar-Pei will prove to be an extremely kind and loving dog.

They need to be brushed on a regular basis and are essentially a very clean dog breed.  The only problem you might encounter is the drooling.  Namely, the Shar-Pei tends to slobber and they will excessively drool if they are in pain.


17. Irish Wolfhound

The Irish Wolfhound was originally used in war and hunting.  They are one of the tallest dog breeds in the world and they can reach the size of a pony.

Don’t be fooled by their large size; they are excellent family dogs and companions that are extremely devoted to their families.   They are eager to please and can easily be trusted with small children.

Also, just because they are large dogs doesn’t mean they are good watchdogs.  As a matter of fact, the Irish Wolfhound is a sweet-tempered dog that will friendly great even strangers.

They cannot stand life without a family and will be loyal and devoted to their owner forever.  The only downside of this dog breed is the fact that they tend to drool a lot.  However, having in mind all their positive traits, drooling doesn’t seem to be a big problem.


18. Kuvasz

The Kuvasz is an ancient dog breed that originated in Hungary.  This large dog breed has been used as a royal guard dog and as a flock-guarding dog.

The Kuvasz is a fearless and intelligent dog that can be an excellent family pet if their owner knows how to be a firm pack leader.  The dog’s human family has to establish leadership and understand the needs of this independent and brave breed.

They love winter and enjoy spending time in cold weather.  In addition, they are not suitable for apartment life and need lots of daily activity.

They also tend to shed a lot and are excessive shedders if they live in warm climates.  They should be brushed on a regular basis.  Besides, they drool and slobber excessively.

The Kuvasz is not the best dog choice for first time owners since they require a lot of time and attention.


19. Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier is a small and loving dog breed that also tends to drool and slobber a lot.  Apart from the drooling, they are excellent pets that will adore their human family.

Since they are a small breed, make sure that your dog doesn’t develop the Small Dog Syndrome.  Basically, don’t allow the Norfolk Terrier anything you would forbid a larger dog.   If the owner becomes the pack leader, this little darling will be an amazing family companion.

They are nice and friendly towards everyone and can be trusted with small kids.  However, they tend to attack smaller animals, including hamsters and pet mice.

Because of their size, Norfolk Terriers will be very comfortable in an apartment, but they still need daily exercise in order to stay healthy and happy.

Last but not least, they are generally a very healthy breed and if you don’t mind the drooling, the Norfolk Terrier will prove to be an ideal pet.


20. Schnoodle

The Schnoodle is a small domestic dog that is a cross between a schnauzer and a poodle.   Since they are a hybrid dog breed, the easiest way to determine their temperament is to look up the breeds in the cross.

In most cases, the Schnoodle is a playful and active dog that is devoted to their family and eager to please their owner.   They love to play with kids and get along well with other dog breeds, if socialized properly from an early age.

They were bred to be companion dogs and they always seem to be happy.  The biggest problem you’ll have with the Schnoodle is the excessive drooling.  On the positive side, they are very low shedders and excellent pets for people with allergies.

If you don’t mind a little drooling, this dog breed will be an affectionate and loyal family member that will fill your house with love.

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