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Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie Comparison - Dog breed selector: English Beagle or Italian Spinone or Collie? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie" Compare Beagle and Spinone Italiano. Which is better: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Name Beagle Spinone Italiano Rough Collie
OriginsEngland Italy Scotland
Group Hunting Dogs Gun Dog Pastoral / Herding Dogs
Popularity Rank611140
Reviews505
User Ratings

Other Names
What other names do they have?
English Beagle Italian Spinone, Spinone, Italian Griffon, Italian Wire-Haired Pointer, Italian Coarsehaired Pointer Collie, Scottish Collie, Long-Haired Collie, English Collie, Lassie Dog
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred
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 2000 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Herding breed.
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 Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section.
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
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
Canadian Canine Registry
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
Price
Which is cheaper, Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Which is more expensive?
$500-$800 $1500-$2000 $400-$600
Availability
Very frequent
Frequent
Very frequent

Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie size comparison:
Small Large
Medium
Large
Weight
Which is heavier, Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Spinone Italiano? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie weight comparison:
Male: 22-25 pounds (10-11 kg), Female: 20-23 pounds (9-10 kg) Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 50-70 pounds (22-31 kg) Male: 60-70 pounds (27-32 kg), Female: 53-65 pounds (24-29 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 23.5 pounds (10.5 kg), Female: 21.5 pounds (9.5 kg) Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 60 pounds (26.5 kg) Male: 67.5 pounds (30.5 kg), Female: 57.5 pounds (26 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie height comparison:
Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm) 23 - 28 inches (58 - 70 cm) Male: 24–26 inch (60–66 cm), Female: 22–24 inch (55–61 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm) 23 - 28 inches (58 - 70 cm) Male: 25 inches (62.5 cm), Female: 23 inches (58.5 cm)

Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie coat comparison:
Dense Wiry Rough
Soft
Thick
Straight
Harsh
Furry
Colors
What are the original Beagle, Spinone Italiano and Rough Collie color?
Tan
Red
Tricolor
White
Black
Brown
Roan
White
Orange
Black & White & Tan
Blue & Merle
Blue & Merle & White
Sable
Sable & White
White
White & Merle
Merle
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie grooming comparison:
Effortless: The Beagle requires minimal grooming.
Average: The Spinone Italiano requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Beagle or Spinone Italiano or {name3 shedding:
Beagles shed moderately.
Spinone Italianos shed none to minimal.
Rough Collies are heavy shedders.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
4-6 weeks
Average.
8-12 weeks
Very rarely.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.

Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie behavior/temperament comparison:
Friendly
Independent
Lively
Sweet
Gentle
Intelligent
Loving
Friendly
Affectionate
Gentle
Loyal
Docile
Patient
Friendly
Gentle
Intelligent
Loyal
Protective
Responsive
Social
Hard working
Docile
Obedient
Elegant
Herding
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie intelligence:
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Very smart: Rough Collie is an excellent dog breed.
Trainability
Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie trainability comparison.
Beagles are easy to train.
Spinone Italianos are quite easy to train.
Rough Collies are very easy to train.
Playfulness
Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie playfulness comparison:
The Beagle is a highly playful breed.
Spinone Italianos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Rough Collie is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Spinone Italianos don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Rough Collies don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie?
Beagles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Spinone Italianos are highly affectionate dogs.
Rough Collies are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie social needs comparison:
Beagles need a lot of social interaction.
Spinone Italianos are a social breed.
Rough Collies need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie?
Nagyon sokat: Beagle kimondottan hangos fajta.
Low to Average: The Spinone Italiano rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Rough Collie rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Beagles are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Spinone Italianos are average watchdogs.
Rough Collies are one of the best watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Beagles can't provide protection for their territory.
Spinone Italianos are average defenders.
Rough Collies are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Low
The Beagle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Spinone Italiano has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Rough Collie has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie mouthiness comparison:
Beagles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Spinone Italianos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Rough Collies have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Beagles have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Spinone Italianos have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Rough Collies are not the biggest explorers.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Beagles have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Spinone Italianos 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.
Rough Collies have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Beagle kutyafajtát.
Nem a legjobb választás Spinone Italiano, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Spinone Italiano tartása lakásban.
Nem a legjobb választás Rough Collie, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Rough Collie tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Beagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Spinone Italianos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Rough Collies adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Beagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Spinone Italianos 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.
Rough Collies tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting 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.

Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Which dog is more friendly?
Beagles are stranger friendly dogs.
Spinone Italianos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Rough Collies are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Beagles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Spinone Italianos are very kid-friendly dogs.
Rough Collies are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Beagles are average friendly towards cats.
Spinone Italianos are average friendly towards cats.
Rough Collies are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Beagles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Spinone Italianos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Rough Collies are dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie?
No
Beagles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Spinone Italianos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Rough Collies are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Which is better for autism?
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?
Yes
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.
Yes
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.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Spinone Italiano is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Rough Collie is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?
Yes
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.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Beagles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Spinone Italianos are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Rough Collies are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie?
Yes
Beagle breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Spinone Italiano breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Rough Collie breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Beagles are generally with other pets.
Spinone Italianos are generally with other pets.
Rough Collies are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
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.
Not really
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.

Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie health comparison. Which is the healthier: Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie?
The Beagle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Spinone Italiano is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Rough Collie is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie health problems comparison:
Beagle Dwarfism
Cherry Eye
Chinese Beagle Syndrome
Distichiasis
Epilepsy
Glaucoma
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Patellar Luxation
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Bloat
Cerebellar Ataxia
Collie Eye Anomaly
Gray Collie Syndrome
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Drug Sensitivity
Hip Dysplasia
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Beagle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Spinone Italiano should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Rough Collie should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie lifespan comparison. How long do Beagle, Spinone Italiano and Rough Collie breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-15 years 12-14 years 14-16 years
Hypoallergenic
Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No No No
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie energy level comparison:
Beagles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Spinone Italianos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Rough Collies have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Beagles need quite a lot of exercise.
Spinone Italianos need quite a lot of exercise.
Rough Collies need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
Beagles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Spinone Italianos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Rough Collies sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Beagle or Spinone Italiano or Rough Collie?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 3.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 2 to 3 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? Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie weight gain potential comparison:
High: The Beagle breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Rough Collie can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie?
High
The Beagle has a high chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Spinone Italiano has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Rough Collie has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Beagle is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Spinone Italiano is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
The Rough Collie is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Beagle vs Spinone Italiano vs Rough Collie Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
Litter Frequency 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
How many puppies can Beagle and Spinone Italiano and Rough Collie have?
2-14 puppies, average 7 4-8 puppies 4-8 puppies

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