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Name Berger Blanc Suisse Border Collie Golden Retriever
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Pastore Svizzero Bianco
Weisser Schweizer Schäferhund
White Swiss Shepherd Dog
Sheepdog
Scotch Sheep Dog
Golden Flat Coat
Yellow Retriever
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Which is more expensive?
$2500-$3000 $600-$800 $1000-$2000
Availability
Which is easier to get, Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Average: The Berger Blanc Suisse is a commonly available dog breed.
Very frequent: The Border Collie is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Golden Retriever is quite easy to get.

Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Large Large Large
Weight
Which is heavier, Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Border Collie? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever weight comparison:
Male: 66–88 lbs (30–40 kg), Female: 55–77 lbs (25–35 kg) Male: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg), Female: 27-42 pounds (12-19 kg) Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 77 lbs (35 kg), Female: 66 lbs (30 kg) Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Female: 34.5 pounds (15.5 kg) Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever height comparison:
Male: 24–26 inch (60–66 cm), Female: 22–24 inch (55–61 cm) Male: 19-22 inches (48-56 cm), Female: 18-21 inches (46-53 cm) Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 25 inch (63 cm), Female: 23 inch (58 cm) Male: 20.5 inches (52 cm), Female: 19.5 inches (49.5 cm) Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm)

Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever coat comparison:
Dense
Straight
Dense
Feathered
Straight
Short
Moderately Long
Silky
Wavy
Shiny
Straight
Colors
What are the original Berger Blanc Suisse, Border Collie and Golden Retriever color?
White Black & White
Tricolor
Tan
Blue merle
Blue merle-tricolor
Slate merle
Red merle
Black
Brindle
Gold
Lilac
Red
Sable
Sable Merle
Saddleback Sable
White & Blue
White & Blue Merle
White & Red
White & Red Merle
White Ticked
Seal
Slate
White & Gold
White & Sable
White & Seal
Golden
Light
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever grooming comparison:
Average: The Berger Blanc Suisse requires average grooming effort.
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Average: The Border Collie requires average grooming effort.
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Average: The Golden Retriever requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or {name3 shedding:
Berger Blanc Suisses are heavy shedders.
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Border Collies shed moderately.
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Golden Retrievers shed moderately.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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2-3 weeks
Frequent. This breed has high-maintenance hair and may require a bath every 2-3 weeks.
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Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever behavior/temperament comparison:
Easygoing
Gentle
Patient
Strong
Active
Intelligent
Intelligent
Alert
Tenacious
Protective
Energetic
Responsive
Loyal
Confident
Intelligent
Reliable
Friendly
Kind
Trustworthy
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever intelligence:
Smart: Berger Blanc Suisse's has great intelligence.
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Outstanding: Border Collie is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Outstanding: Golden Retriever is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Trainability
Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever trainability comparison.
Berger Blanc Suisses are easy to train.
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Border Collies are easy to train.
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Golden Retrievers are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever playfulness comparison:
The Berger Blanc Suisse is a playful breed.
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The Border Collie is a highly playful breed.
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The Golden Retriever is a highly playful breed.
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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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Sensitive: Border Collies don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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Golden Retrievers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever?
High: Berger Blanc Suisses are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Border Collies are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Golden Retrievers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever social needs comparison:
Berger Blanc Suisses need a lot of social interaction.
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Border Collies need a lot of social interaction.
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Golden Retrievers need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever?
Average to High: The Berger Blanc Suisse is a vocal breed.
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Low to Average: The Border Collie rarely barks.
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Low to Average: The Golden Retriever rarely barks.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Berger Blanc Suisses are good watchdogs.
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Border Collies are one of the best watchdogs.
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Golden Retrievers are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Berger Blanc Suisses strongly protect their territory.
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Border Collies are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Golden Retrievers are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Berger Blanc Suisse has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Border Collie has a low chance of biting somebody.

Moderate

The Golden Retriever has an average chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Berger Blanc Suisse bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Border Collie bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Golden Retriever bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever mouthiness comparison:
Berger Blanc Suisses have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Border Collies have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Golden Retrievers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Berger Blanc Suisses have average wanderlust potential.
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Border Collies have average wanderlust potential.
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Golden Retrievers tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Their prey drive is low.
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Border Collies 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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Golden Retrievers 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 Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Berger Blanc Suisse breed.
It is not recommended to keep the Border Collie breed in the home.
It is not recommended to keep the Golden Retriever breed in the home.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Berger Blanc Suisses adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Border Collies adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Golden Retrievers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Berger Blanc Suisses tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Border Collies tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Golden Retrievers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Which dog is more friendly?
Berger Blanc Suisses are stranger-friendly dogs.
Border Collies are average friendly towards strangers.
Golden Retrievers are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Berger Blanc Suisses are usually friendly towards other pets.
Border Collies are generally with other pets.
Golden Retrievers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Berger Blanc Suisses are very kid-friendly dogs.
Border Collies are very kid-friendly dogs.
Golden Retrievers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Berger Blanc Suisses are cat-friendly dogs.
Border Collies are average friendly towards cats.
Golden Retrievers are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Berger Blanc Suisses are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Border Collies are average friendly towards other dogs.
Golden Retrievers are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever?
Yes
Berger Blanc Suisses are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Border Collies are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Golden Retrievers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Berger Blanc Suisse is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Border Collie is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Golden Retriever is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Berger Blanc Suisses are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Border Collies are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Golden Retrievers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever Health Comparison

Health Issues
Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever health comparison. Which is the healthier: Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever?
Berger Blanc Suisses tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Border Collie is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Golden Retrievers are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever health problems comparison:
Allergies
Bloat
Joint Dysplasia
Allergies
Collie Eye Anomaly
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Allergies
Bloat
Cataracts
Elbow Dysplasia
Epilepsy
Hemangiosarcoma
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Osteosarcoma
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Frequent
The Berger Blanc Suisse should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Average
The Border Collie should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Golden Retriever should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever lifespan comparison. How long do Berger Blanc Suisse, Border Collie and Golden Retriever breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-13 years
The average lifespan of Berger Blanc Suisse: 12 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Border Collie: 13 years
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Golden Retriever: 11 years
Hypoallergenic
Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever energy level comparison:
Berger Blanc Suisses are high-energy dogs.
Border Collies are high-energy dogs.
Golden Retrievers are high-energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Berger Blanc Suisses need a lot of exercises.
Border Collies need a lot of exercises.
Golden Retrievers need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
Berger Blanc Suisses are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Border Collies don't need too much sleep.
Golden Retrievers don't need too much sleep.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever?
2.5 to 3.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 3 to 4 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? Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever weight gain potential comparison:
Average: The Berger Blanc Suisse has an average risk for obesity.
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Average: The Border Collie has an average risk for obesity.
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High: The Golden Retriever breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Berger Blanc Suisse can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Border Collie can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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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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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever?

Medium

The Berger Blanc Suisse has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Border Collie has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Golden Retriever has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Berger Blanc Suisse is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency.
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The Border Collie is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Golden Retriever 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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Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever 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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Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Berger Blanc Suisse or Border Collie or Golden Retriever? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.

Yes

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

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as 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.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever?

Not really

Berger Blanc Suisse breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Border Collie breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Yes

Golden Retriever breed usually likes 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.

Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever 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 Berger Blanc Suisse and Border Collie and Golden Retriever have?
6-8 puppies 4-8 puppies 5-10 puppies

Berger Blanc Suisse vs Border Collie vs Golden Retriever Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1995 as a Herding breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1925 as a Sporting breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
Dog Registry of America Inc.
National Kennel Club
American Canine Association, Inc.
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.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
The American Int. Border Collie Registry
The American Border Collie Association
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

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