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Biewer Terrier vs Pomeranian vs Havanese Comparison - Dog breed selector: Biewer à la Pom Pon or Pom or Bichon Havanese? Find the right dog for you

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Name Biewer Terrier Pomeranian Havanese
OriginsGermany Germany Poland Cuba
Group Companion Dogs Companion Dogs Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank5882223
Reviews025
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Other Names Biewer à la Pom Pon
Biewer Yorkie
Biewer Yorkshire
German Yorkshire Terrier
Pom, Pom Pom, Deutsche Spitze, Zwergspitz, Spitz Nain, Spitz Enano, Zwers Bichon Havanese, Bichon Habanero, Havanese Cuban Bichon, Bichon Havanais, Bichon Havanês, Havaneser, Havanezer
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club as a Miscellaneous breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1888 as a Toy breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1996 as a Toy breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the European Spitz section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Bichons and related breeds section.
Breed Recognition United Kennel Club American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
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
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
United Kennel Club
Havanese Club of America
Price 1500-1800 $600-$800 $900-$1200

Biewer Terrier vs Pomeranian vs Havanese General Appearance Comparison

Size Small Small Small
Weight 4.5-9 pounds (2.5-4 kg) 3-7 pounds (1-3 kg) 7-13 pounds (3-6 kg)
Avg. Weight 6.75 pounds (3.25 kg) 5 pounds (2 kg) 10 pounds (4.5 kg)
Height 7-11 inches (18-28 cm) 7-12 inches (18-30 cm) 8-11 inches (21-29 cm)
Avg. Height 9 inches (23 cm) 9.5 inches (24 cm) 10 inches (25 cm)

Biewer Terrier vs Pomeranian vs Havanese Hair & Care Comparison

Coat Long
Soft
Silky
Fluffy Soft
Wavy
Woolly
Flat
Long
Colors Piebald
Black & White & Tan
Chocolate Tan & White
Blue Tan & White
Blue
Gray
Red
Tan
Brown
Orange
White
Black
Black
Reddish-Brown
Fawn
White
Havana Brown
Tobacco
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Biewer Terrier doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Average: The Pomeranian requires average grooming effort.
Average: The Havanese requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Biewer Terriers shed none to minimal.
Pomeranians shed moderately.
Havaneses shed none to minimal.

Biewer Terrier vs Pomeranian vs Havanese Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Friendly
Playful
Energetic
Intelligent
Stubborn
Active
Friendly
Lively
Sociable
Extroverted
Intelligent
Playful
Attentive
Docile
Trainable
Affectionate
Gentle
Playful
Companionable
Intelligent
Responsive
Sturdy
Lively
Amiable
Charming
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Biewer Terrier's has great intelligence.
Very smart: Pomeranian is an excellent dog breed.
Average: Havanese's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Biewer Terriers are quite easy to train.
Pomeranians are easy to train.
Havaneses are very easy to train.
Playfulness
The Biewer Terrier is a playful breed.
Pomeranians, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Havanese is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Biewer Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Biewer Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Pomeranians are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Havaneses are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Biewer Terriers need for social interaction is average.
Pomeranians need a lot of social interaction.
Havaneses need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The Biewer Terrier barks occasionally.
Average to high: The Pomeranian is a vocal breed.
Low to Average: The Havanese rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Biewer Terriers are good watchdogs.
Pomeranians are average watchdogs.
Havaneses are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Biewer Terriers are average defenders.
Pomeranians strongly protect their territory.
Havaneses strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Biewer Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Pomeranian has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Biewer Terriers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Pomeranians have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Havaneses have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Biewer Terriers are not the biggest explorers.
Pomeranians are not the biggest explorers.
Havaneses tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Biewer Terriers don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Pomeranians have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Havaneses have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Biewer Terriers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Pomeranians are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Biewer Terriers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Pomeranians adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Havaneses adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Pomeranians tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Havaneses 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.

Biewer Terrier vs Pomeranian vs Havanese Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Biewer Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Pomeranians are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Havaneses are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Biewer Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
Pomeranians are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Biewer Terriers are not cat-friendly dogs.
Pomeranians are very cat-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Biewer Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Pomeranians are average friendly towards other dogs.
Havaneses are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly Yes
Biewer Terrier is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Pomeranian is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Havanese is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Biewer Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pomeranians are not the best breed for elderly people.
Havaneses are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Biewer Terriers do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Pomeranians are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Havaneses are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Biewer Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Pomeranians are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Havaneses are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good 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.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect 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
Biewer Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Pomeranian breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Havanese breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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.

Biewer Terrier vs Pomeranian vs Havanese Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Biewer Terriers are commonly healthy dogs.
The Pomeranian is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Havanese is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems GI tract sensitivity
Bouts of diarrhea
Frequent discolored or soft stool
Dental Problems
Allergies
Cataracts
Collapsed Trachea
Dry Eye
Epilepsy
Heat Intolerance
Heatstroke
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Legg-perthes Disease
Patellar Luxation
Patent Ductus Arteriosis
Seizures
Cataracts
Chondrodysplasia
Deafness
Elbow Dysplasia
Heart Murmurs
Hip Dysplasia
Legg-perthes Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Life Expectancy 12-15 years 12-16 years 14-16 years
Hypoallergenic Yes
No
No Yes
Energy Level
Biewer Terriers are high energy dogs.
Pomeranians have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Havaneses have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
Biewer Terriers have an average exercise need.
Pomeranians exercise need is minimal.
Havaneses exercise need is very minimal.
Sleeping Need
Biewer Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Pomeranians sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Havaneses sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average to High.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Pomeranian can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
The Biewer Terrier has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Pomeranian has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Biewer Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Pomeranian is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Havanese is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Biewer Terrier vs Pomeranian vs Havanese Reproducibility Comparison

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 2-4 puppies 2-5 puppies 1-9 puppies, average 4

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