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Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier Comparison - Dog breed selector: Chornyi or Belgian Cattle Dog or English Bull Terrier? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier" Compare Black Russian Terrier and Bouvier des Flandres. Which is better: Black Russian Terrier or Bouvier des Flandres or Bull Terrier?
Name Black Russian Terrier Bouvier des Flandres Bull Terrier
OriginsRussia Belgium England
Group Working Dogs Working Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank1168560
Reviews113
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Other Names Chornyi, Terrier Noir Russem, Schwarzer Russicher Terrier, Tchiorny Terrier, Mustaterrieri, Black Terrier, Russian Bear Schnauzer, BRT, Stalin's Dog Belgian Cattle Dog, Flanders Cattle Dog, Vlaamse Koehond English Bull Terrier, Bully, Gladiator
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2004 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1931 as a Herding breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Terrier breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Pinscher and Schnauzer type section. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) section. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Bull type Terriers section.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
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
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 Black Russian Terrier or Bouvier des Flandres or Bull Terrier? Which is more expensive?
$1800-$2500 $1500-$2000 $1200-$1500

Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger Black Russian Terrier or Bouvier des Flandres or Bull Terrier?
Giant Large Medium
Weight
Which is heavier Black Russian Terrier or Bouvier des Flandres or Bouvier des Flandres?
80-143 pounds (36-65 kg) Males 75-110 pounds (34-50 kg), Female: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg) Male: 55-80 pounds (25-36 kg), Female: 45-70 pounds (20-32 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
111.5 pounds (50.5 kg) Males 92.5 pounds (42 kg), Female: 70 pounds (31.5 kg) Male: 67.5 pounds (30.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller Black Russian Terrier or Bouvier des Flandres or Bull Terrier?
Male: 25-29 inches (64-74 cm), Female: 25-28 inches (64-72 cm) Male: 23-28 inches (58-71 cm), Female: 22-27 inches (56-69 cm) Male: 22-24 inches (56-60 cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 27 inches (69 cm), Female: 26.5 inches (68 cm) Male: 25.5 inches (64.5 cm), Female: 24.5 inches (62.5 cm) Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm)

Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types Rough
Curly
Waterproof
Rough Dense
Smooth
Colors Gray
Black
Fawn
Pepper
Salt
Brindle
Gray
Black
Brown
White
Brindle
Tricolor
Black
Grooming
Average: The Black Russian Terrier requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Effortless: The Bull Terrier requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Black Russian Terriers shed none to minimal.
Bouvier des Flandress shed moderately.
Bull Terriers shed moderately.

Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Brave
Energetic
Lively
Confident
Stable
Affectionate
Gentle
Independent
Cheerful
Playful
Defensive
Social
Familiar
Intelligent
Protective
Gentle
Loyal
Rational
Active
Protective
Trainable
Keen
Sweet
Tempered
Intelligent Rank
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Smart: Bouvier des Flandres's has great intelligence.
Smart: Bull Terrier's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Black Russian Terriers are easy to train.
Bouvier des Flandress are quite easy to train.
Bull Terriers are easy to train.
Playfulness
Black Russian Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Bouvier des Flandress, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Bull Terrier is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Bull Terriers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Black Russian Terriers are highly affectionate dogs.
Bouvier des Flandress are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Bull Terriers are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Black Russian Terriers need for social interaction is average.
Bouvier des Flandress need for social interaction is average.
Bull Terriers need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The Black Russian Terrier barks occasionally.
Average: The Bouvier des Flandres barks occasionally.
Low to Average: The Bull Terrier rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Black Russian Terriers are one of the best watchdogs.
Bouvier des Flandress are one of the best watchdogs.
Bull Terriers are one of the best watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Black Russian Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Bouvier des Flandress are extremely protective guard dogs.
Bull Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Black Russian Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Bouvier des Flandres has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Bull Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Black Russian Terriers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Bouvier des Flandress have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Bull Terriers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Black Russian Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
Bouvier des Flandress tend to escape less than other breeds.
Bull Terriers have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Black Russian Terriers 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.
Bouvier des Flandress have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Bull Terriers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Nem a legjobb választás Black Russian Terrier, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Black Russian Terrier tartása lakásban.
Nem lakásbarát kutya Bouvier des Flandres.
Lakásbarát kutya Bull Terrier fajta.
Adaptability
Black Russian Terriers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Bouvier des Flandress adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Bull Terriers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Black Russian Terrier or Bouvier des Flandres or Bull Terrier?
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.
Bull Terriers 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.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Black Russian Terriers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Bouvier des Flandress are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Bull Terriers are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Black Russian Terriers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Bouvier des Flandress are very kid-friendly dogs.
Bull Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Black Russian Terriers are average friendly towards cats.
Bouvier des Flandress are average friendly towards cats.
Bull Terriers are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Black Russian Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Bouvier des Flandress are average friendly towards other dogs.
Bull Terriers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Black Russian Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Bouvier des Flandres is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Bull Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Black Russian Terriers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Bouvier des Flandress are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Bull Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Black Russian Terriers are generally with other pets.
Bouvier des Flandress are generally with other pets.
Bull Terriers usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier?
No
Black Russian Terriers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Bouvier des Flandress are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Bull Terriers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn 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
Black Russian Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Bouvier des Flandres breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Bull Terrier 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.

Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Black Russian Terriers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Bouvier des Flandres is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
Health Problems Allergies
Elbow Dysplasia
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Urinary Stones
Cataracts
Elbow Dysplasia
Glaucoma
Heart Problems
Hip Dysplasia
Deafness
Heart Murmurs
Hereditary Nephritis
Lens Luxation
Spinning
Life Expectancy 10-14 years 10-12 years 10-12 years
Hypoallergenic No Yes No
Energy Level
Black Russian Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Bouvier des Flandress have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Bull Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Black Russian Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Bouvier des Flandress have an average exercise need.
Bull Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Black Russian Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Bouvier des Flandress are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Bull Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 3 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 3 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day. 2.5 to 3.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Average.
Average to High.
High: The Bull Terrier breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Bouvier des Flandres can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers warm weather
Stinkiness Medium
The Black Russian Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Bouvier des Flandres has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Bull Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Black Russian Terrier is an average drooler.
The Bouvier des Flandres is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Bull Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Black Russian Terrier vs Bouvier des Flandres vs Bull Terrier 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 6-12 puppies 5-10 puppies 1-9 puppies, average 5

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