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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Hush Puppy
Basset
St. Hubert Hound
Saint Hubert Hound
Chien de Saint-Hubert
Flemish Hound
Mini Pei
Miniature Chinese Shar-Pei
Mini Shar Pei
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Which is more expensive?
$300-$500 $800-$1200 $1500-$2000
Availability
Which is easier to get, Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Very frequent: The Basset Hound is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Bloodhound is quite easy to get.
Average: The Miniature Shar Pei is a commonly available dog breed.

Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Which is the smallest dog, Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Medium Large Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Bloodhound? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei weight comparison:
Male: 50-65 pounds (23-29 kg), Female: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg) Male: 90-110 pounds (41-50 kg), Female: 80-100 pounds (36-45 kg) 25-40 pounds (11-18 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 57.5 pounds (26 kg), Female: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg) Male: 100 pounds (45.5 kg), Female: 90 pounds (40.5 kg) 32.5 pounds (14.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei height comparison:
Male: 12-15 inches (30-38 cm), Female: 11-14 inches (28-36 cm) Male: 25-27 inches (63-69 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (58-63 cm) 17 inches and under (43 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 13.5 inches (34 cm), Female: 12.5 inches (32 cm) Male: 26 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (60.5 cm) 17 inches and under (43 cm)

Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei coat comparison:
Dense Rough Harsh
Prickly
Colors
What are the original Basset Hound, Bloodhound and Miniature Shar Pei color?
Tan
Gray
Tricolor
Brown
Red
White
Black
Tan
Red
Liver
Black
Apricot
Blue
Cream
Red
Brown
Fawn
Black
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Basset Hound doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Easy to groom: The Bloodhound doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Average: The Miniature Shar Pei requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Basset Hound or Bloodhound or {name3 shedding:
Basset Hound dogs shed moderately.
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Bloodhound dogs shed moderately.
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Miniature Shar Pei dogs shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei behavior/temperament comparison:
Affectionate
Friendly
Sweet
Tempered
Devoted
Gentle
Tenacious
Affectionate
Gentle
Independent
Outright
Tempered
Stubborn
Affectionate
Alert
Confident
Playful
Adaptable
Calm
Independent
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei intelligence:
Low: The Basset Hound is one of the dog breeds that have the lowest degree of obedience intelligence.
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Smart: The Bloodhound dogs have great intelligence.
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Smart: The Miniature Shar Pei dogs have great intelligence.
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Trainability
Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei trainability comparison.
Basset Hound dogs are quite easy to train.
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Bloodhound dogs are easy to train.
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Miniature Shar Pei dogs are quite easy to train.
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Playfulness
Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei playfulness comparison:
Basset Hounds are not the most playful dog breed.
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The Bloodhound is a highly playful breed.
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Average: Miniature Shar Peis, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei?
High: Basset Hound dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Bloodhound dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Miniature Shar Pei dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei social needs comparison:
Basset Hound dogs need for social interaction is average.
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Bloodhound dogs need a lot of social interaction.
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Miniature Shar Pei dogs are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei?
Average: The Basset Hound barks occasionally.
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A lot: Bloodhound is a particularly loud breed.
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Low: The Miniature Shar Pei barks none to minimal.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Basset Hound dogs are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
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Bloodhound dogs are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
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Miniature Shar Pei dogs are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Basset Hound dogs can't provide protection for their territory.
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Bloodhound dogs can't provide protection for their territory.
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Miniature Shar Pei dogs strongly protect their territory.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Basset Hound has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Bloodhound has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Miniature Shar Pei has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Basset Hound bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Bloodhound bite force: Ordinary.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Miniature Shar Pei bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei mouthiness comparison:
Basset Hound dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Bloodhound dogs have a strong tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Miniature Shar Pei dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Basset Hound dogs have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Bloodhound dogs have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Miniature Shar Pei dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Basset Hound dogs have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Bloodhound dogs have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
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Miniature Shar Pei dogs have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Basset Hound breed.
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Bloodhound breed.
Apartment-friendly dog the Miniature Shar Pei breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Basset Hound dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Average: Bloodhound dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Average: Miniature Shar Pei dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Bloodhound dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Which dog is more friendly?
Basset Hound dogs are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Bloodhound dogs are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs are not stranger friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Basset Hound dogs are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Bloodhound dogs are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Basset Hound dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Bloodhound dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs are not kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Basset Hound dogs are very cat-friendly dogs.
Bloodhound dogs are very cat-friendly dogs.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Basset Hound dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Bloodhound dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei?
Yes
Basset Hound dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Bloodhound dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Miniature Shar Pei dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Basset Hound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Bloodhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Miniature Shar Pei is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Basset Hounds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Bloodhounds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Miniature Shar Peis are not recommended for elderly people.

Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei Health Comparison

Health Issues
Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei health comparison. Which is the healthier: Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei?
The Basset Hound is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
Very healthy dog breed.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei health problems comparison:
Allergies
Bloat
Cherry Eye
Ear Infections
Ectropion
Entropion
Glaucoma
Hip Dysplasia
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Obesity
Panosteitis
Patellar Luxation
Thrombopathia
Von Willebrand's Disease
Bloat
Ectopic Cilia
Ectropion
Elbow Dysplasia
Entropion
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Allergies
Entropion
Skin Irritation
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Basset Hound should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Bloodhound should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Rare
The Miniature Shar Pei should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei lifespan comparison. How long do Basset Hound, Bloodhound and Miniature Shar Pei breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Basset Hound: 11 years
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Bloodhound: 11 years
9-11 years
The average lifespan of Miniature Shar Pei: 10 years
Hypoallergenic
Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei energy level comparison:
Basset Hound dogs have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Bloodhound dogs are high-energy dogs.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Basset Hound dogs have an average exercise need.
Bloodhound dogs need a lot of exercises.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs exercise need is minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
Basset Hound dogs like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Bloodhound dogs don't need too much sleep.
Miniature Shar Pei dogs like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei?
1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. Recommended daily amount: 4 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei weight gain potential comparison:
High: The Basset Hound breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
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Average: The Bloodhound has an average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Miniature Shar Pei's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur.
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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Miniature Shar Pei can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei?

High 🔼

The Basset Hound has a high chance of bad smell.

High 🔼

The Bloodhound has a high chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Miniature Shar Pei has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Basset Hound drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
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The Bloodhound is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
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The Miniature Shar Pei drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
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Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei As a Working Dog Comparison

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Basset Hound or Bloodhound or Miniature Shar Pei? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei?

Not really

Basset Hound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Bloodhound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Miniature Shar Pei breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Which one could be a cart pulling or drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Fighting Dog / Military Dog

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more.
Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Litter Size
How many puppies can Basset Hound and Bloodhound and Miniature Shar Pei have?
6-8 puppies 8-10 puppies 4-6 puppies

Basset Hound vs Bloodhound vs Miniature Shar Pei Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section. Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Australian National Kennel Council
Canadian Kennel Club
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
United Kennel Club
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
American Canine Association, Inc.

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