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Argentine Dogo vs Komondor vs Blue Paul Terrier – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Argentine Dogo vs Komondor vs Blue Paul Terrier" Compare Argentine Dogo and Komondor. Which is better: Argentine Dogo or Komondor or Blue Paul Terrier?
Name Argentine Dogo Komondor Blue Paul Terrier
OriginsArgentina Hungary Scotland
Group Guard Dogs Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs) Extinct
Popularity Rank390163281
Reviews110
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Other Names Argentine Dog, Argentine Mastiff Mop Dog, Hungarian Sheepdog, Hungarian Komondor Scottish Bull Terrier, Blue Poll, Blue Poll Bulldog Smuts, Red Smuts
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club as a Miscellaneous breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1937 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale National Kennel Club North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Federacion Cinologica Argentina Backwoods Bulldog Club No set No set
Price $2800-$5000 $800-$1200 Unavailable

General Appearance - Argentine Dogo vs Komondor vs Blue Paul Terrier

Size Large Large Large
Weight Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg) 125 pounds (59 kg) 40-44 pounds (18-20 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg) 125 pounds (59 kg) 42 pounds (19 kg)
Height Male: 24-27 inches (64-68 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (60-64 cm) 25.5 inches (65 cm) Male: 18-22 inches (45-56 cm), Female: 17-21 inches (44-54 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 25.5 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (62 cm) 25.5 inches (65 cm) Male: 20 inches (50.5 cm), Female: 19 inches (48.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Argentine Dogo vs Komondor vs Blue Paul Terrier

Coat Fine Thick Coarser Topcoat Finer Undercoat Shaggy Dense Wavy Corded Smooth
Colors White White Ivory Dark Blue Brindle Red
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Argentine Dogo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Advanced: The Komondor requires a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Blue Paul Terrier requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Argentine Dogos shed moderately.
Komondors shed none to minimal.
Blue Paul Terriers shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Argentine Dogo vs Komondor vs Blue Paul Terrier

Temperament Sociable Loyal Protective Tolerant Loving Affectionate Fearless Independent Calm Gentle Steady Courageous Brave Aggressive Defensive Territorial
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Argentine Dogo's has great intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Average: Blue Paul Terrier's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Argentine Dogos are quite easy to train.
Komondors are easy to train.
Blue Paul Terriers are easy to train.
Playfulness
Argentine Dogos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Komondors, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Blue Paul Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Argentine Dogos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Blue Paul Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Argentine Dogos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Komondors are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Blue Paul Terriers are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Argentine Dogos need for social interaction is average.
Komondors need for social interaction is average.
Blue Paul Terriers are kinda antisocial.
Barking
Low to Average: The Argentine Dogo rarely barks.
Average to high: The Komondor is a vocal breed.
Average to high: The Blue Paul Terrier is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Argentine Dogos are one of the best watchdogs.
Komondors are one of the best watchdogs.
Blue Paul Terriers are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Argentine Dogos are extremely protective guard dogs.
Komondors are extremely protective guard dogs.
Blue Paul Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Argentine Dogo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Komondor has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Blue Paul Terrier has an average chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Argentine Dogos have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Komondors have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Blue Paul Terriers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the Argentine Dogo is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Komondor is strong enough to escape from home.
Blue Paul Terriers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Argentine Dogos have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Komondors have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Blue Paul Terriers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Komondors are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Blue Paul Terriers are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Argentine Dogos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Komondors adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Blue Paul Terriers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Blue Paul Terriers handle alone time quite well.
Fighting Dog Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Good With - Argentine Dogo vs Komondor vs Blue Paul Terrier

Stranger Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not stranger friendly dogs.
Komondors are not stranger friendly dogs.
Blue Paul Terriers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Argentine Dogos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Komondors are kid-friendly dogs.
Blue Paul Terriers are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not cat-friendly dogs.
Komondors are cat-friendly dogs.
Blue Paul Terriers are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Argentine Dogos are not dog-friendly.
Komondors are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Blue Paul Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Argentine Dogo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Komondor is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Blue Paul Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Argentine Dogos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Komondors are usually recommended for elderly people.
Blue Paul Terriers are not the best breed for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Argentine Dogos do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Komondors are usually friendly towards other pets.
Blue Paul Terriers do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Argentine Dogos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Komondors are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Blue Paul Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Argentine Dogo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Komondor breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Blue Paul Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Argentine Dogo vs Komondor vs Blue Paul Terrier

Health Issues
Argentine Dogos tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Komondor is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Blue Paul Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Allergies Cancer Deafness Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism No set No set
Life Expectancy 10-12 years 10-12 years 12-13 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Argentine Dogos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Komondors have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Blue Paul Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Argentine Dogos need quite a lot of exercise.
Komondors have an average exercise need.
Blue Paul Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Argentine Dogos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Komondors like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Blue Paul Terriers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Low to Average.
Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Komondor can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Medium
The Argentine Dogo has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Komondor has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Blue Paul Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Argentine Dogo is an average drooler.
The Komondor is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Blue Paul Terrier drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.

Reproducibility - Argentine Dogo vs Komondor vs Blue Paul Terrier

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 4-8 puppies 3-10 puppies 2-6 puppies

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