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Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese Comparison - Dog breed selector: Boston Bull or Cavoodle or Bichon Havanese? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese" Compare Boston Terrier and Cavapoo. Which is better: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Name Boston Terrier Cavapoo Havanese
OriginsUnited States Australia Cuba
Group Companion Dogs Companion Dogs Companion Dogs
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Boston Bull, Boston Bull Terrier, Boxwood, American Gentlemen Cavoodle Bichon Havanese, Bichon Habanero, Havanese Cuban Bichon, Bichon Havanais, Bichon Havanês, Havaneser, Havanezer
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese breed type comparison:
Purebred Cross Breed Purebred
AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1893 as a Non-Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1996 as a Toy breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Small Molossian type Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Bichons and related breeds 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 Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer 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
Which is cheaper, Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Which is more expensive?
$600-$800 $1200-$1800 $900-$1200
Availability
Very frequent
Rare
Very frequent

Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese size comparison:
Small Small
Medium
Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Cavapoo? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese weight comparison:
10-25 pounds (6-11kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg) 7-13 pounds (3-6 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
17.5 pounds (8.5 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg) 10 pounds (4.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese height comparison:
15-17 inches (38-43 cm) 11-18 inches (28-45 cm) 8-11 inches (21-29 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
16 inches (40.5 cm) 14.5 inches (36.5 cm) 10 inches (25 cm)

Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese coat comparison:
Fine Curly
Wavy
Straight
Soft
Wavy
Woolly
Flat
Long
Colors
What are the original Boston Terrier, Cavapoo and Havanese color?
White
Brindle
Seal
Black
Black
White
Chestnut
Tricolor
Apricot
Cream
Sable
Red sable
Phantom
Black
Reddish-Brown
Fawn
White
Havana Brown
Tobacco
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese grooming comparison:
Effortless: The Boston Terrier requires minimal grooming.
Advanced: The Cavapoo requires a lot of grooming.
Average: The Havanese requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or {name3 shedding:
Boston Terriers shed moderately.
Cavapoos shed moderately.
Havaneses shed none to minimal.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.

Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese behavior/temperament comparison:
Affectionate
Friendly
Intelligent
Playful
Aggressive
Gentle
Lively
Gentle
Loving
Intelligent
Affectionate
Gentle
Playful
Companionable
Intelligent
Responsive
Sturdy
Lively
Amiable
Charming
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese intelligence:
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Boston Terrier.
Very smart: Cavapoo is an excellent dog breed.
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Havanese.
Trainability
Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese trainability comparison.
Boston Terriers are quite easy to train.
Cavapoos are very easy to train.
Havaneses are very easy to train.
Playfulness
Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese playfulness comparison:
Boston Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Cavapoos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Havanese is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Boston Terriers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese?
Boston Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Cavapoos 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
Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese social needs comparison:
Boston Terriers are a social breed.
Cavapoos need a lot of social interaction.
Havaneses need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese?
Low to Average: The Boston Terrier rarely barks.
Average: The Cavapoo barks occasionally.
Low to Average: The Havanese rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Boston Terriers are average watchdogs.
Cavapoos are one of the best watchdogs.
Havaneses are good watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Boston Terriers are average defenders.
Cavapoos are not the best to protect their territory.
Havaneses strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Moderate
The Boston Terrier has an average chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cavapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese mouthiness comparison:
Boston Terriers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cavapoos have an 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
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Boston Terriers have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Cavapoos tend to escape less than other breeds.
Havaneses tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Boston Terriers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Cavapoos 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.
Havaneses have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Boston Terrier fajta.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Cavapoo fajta.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Havanese fajta.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Boston Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cavapoos 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
Which dog can be left alone: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Boston Terriers 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.
Cavapoos 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 Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately 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.

Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Which dog is more friendly?
Boston Terriers are stranger friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Havaneses are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Boston Terriers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Havaneses are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Boston Terriers are very cat-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are average friendly towards cats.
Havaneses are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Boston Terriers are very dog-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese?
No
Boston Terriers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Cavapoos 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
Which one could be a 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
Which one could be a therapy dog: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Which is better for autism?
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
Which one could be a detection/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.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Boston Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cavapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Havanese is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?
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.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Boston Terriers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cavapoos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Havaneses are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese?
Not really
Boston Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Cavapoo breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Havanese breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Boston Terriers are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Cavapoos are generally with other pets.
Havaneses 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.

Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese health comparison. Which is the healthier: Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese?
The Boston Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
The Havanese 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: Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese health problems comparison:
Allergies
Brain Tumors
Cataracts
Cherry Eye
Deafness
Heart Murmurs
Megaesophagus
Patellar Luxation
Reverse Sneezing
Hip Dysplasia
Patellar Luxation
Cataracts
Chondrodysplasia
Deafness
Elbow Dysplasia
Heart Murmurs
Hip Dysplasia
Legg-perthes Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Boston Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Cavapoo should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Havanese should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese lifespan comparison. How long do Boston Terrier, Cavapoo and Havanese breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-15 years 10-15 years 14-16 years
Hypoallergenic
Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No Yes Yes
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese energy level comparison:
Boston Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Cavapoos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Havaneses 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
Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Boston Terriers have an average exercise need.
Cavapoos have an average exercise need.
Havaneses exercise need is very minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
Boston Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Cavapoos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Havaneses 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: Boston Terrier or Cavapoo or Havanese?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese weight gain potential comparison:
Average.
Average to High.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese?
Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Cavapoo can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese?
Medium
The Boston Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cavapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Boston Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cavapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Havanese is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Boston Terrier vs Cavapoo vs Havanese 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 Boston Terrier and Cavapoo and Havanese have?
3-5 puppies 2-8 puppies 1-9 puppies, average 4

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