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

"Find similarities and differences between Bouvier des Flandres vs Black Russian Terrier vs Rottweiler" Compare Bouvier des Flandres and Black Russian Terrier. Which is better: Bouvier des Flandres or Black Russian Terrier or Rottweiler?
Name Bouvier des Flandres Black Russian Terrier Rottweiler
OriginsBelgium Russia Germany
Group Working Dogs Working Dogs Working Dogs
Popularity Rank851168
Reviews117
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Other Names Belgian Cattle Dog, Flanders Cattle Dog, Vlaamse Koehond Chornyi, Terrier Noir Russem, Schwarzer Russicher Terrier, Tchiorny Terrier, Mustaterrieri, Black Terrier, Russian Bear Schnauzer, BRT, Stalin's Dog Rottie, Rott
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1931 as a Herding breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2004 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1931 as a Working breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) section. 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 Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section.
Breed Recognition 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
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
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
Colonial Rottweiler Club
Deutscher Rottweiler Klub
International Rottweiler Club
Price
Which is cheaper Bouvier des Flandres or Black Russian Terrier or Rottweiler? Which is more expensive?
$1500-$2000 $1800-$2500 $1200-$2000

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

Size
Which is bigger Bouvier des Flandres or Black Russian Terrier or Rottweiler?
Large Giant Large
Giant
Weight
Which is heavier Bouvier des Flandres or Black Russian Terrier or Black Russian Terrier?
Males 75-110 pounds (34-50 kg), Female: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg) 80-143 pounds (36-65 kg) Male: 95-130 pounds (43-59 kg), Female: 85-115 pounds (38-52 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Males 92.5 pounds (42 kg), Female: 70 pounds (31.5 kg) 111.5 pounds (50.5 kg) Male: 112.5 pounds (51 kg), Female: 100 pounds (45 kg)
Height
Which is taller Bouvier des Flandres or Black Russian Terrier or Rottweiler?
Male: 23-28 inches (58-71 cm), Female: 22-27 inches (56-69 cm) Male: 25-29 inches (64-74 cm), Female: 25-28 inches (64-72 cm) Male: 24-27 inches (61-69 cm), Female: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 25.5 inches (64.5 cm), Female: 24.5 inches (62.5 cm) Male: 27 inches (69 cm), Female: 26.5 inches (68 cm) Male: 25.5 inches (65 cm), Female: 23.5 inches (59.5 cm)

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

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

Bouvier des Flandres vs Black Russian Terrier vs Rottweiler Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Familiar
Intelligent
Protective
Gentle
Loyal
Rational
Brave
Energetic
Lively
Confident
Stable
Affectionate
Gentle
Independent
Cheerful
Playful
Defensive
Social
Alert
Fearless
Independent
Loyal
Courageous
Good-natured
Intelligent
Protective
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Bouvier des Flandres's has great intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Outstanding: Rottweiler is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Trainability
Bouvier des Flandress are quite easy to train.
Black Russian Terriers are easy to train.
Rottweilers are easy to train.
Playfulness
Bouvier des Flandress, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Black Russian Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Rottweilers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Bouvier des Flandress are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Black Russian Terriers are highly affectionate dogs.
Rottweilers are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Bouvier des Flandress need for social interaction is average.
Black Russian Terriers need for social interaction is average.
Rottweilers need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The Bouvier des Flandres barks occasionally.
Average: The Black Russian Terrier barks occasionally.
Low: The Rottweiler barks none to minimal.
Watchdog Ability
Bouvier des Flandress are one of the best watchdogs.
Black Russian Terriers are one of the best watchdogs.
Rottweilers are one of the best watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Bouvier des Flandress are extremely protective guard dogs.
Black Russian Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Rottweilers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Bouvier des Flandres has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Black Russian Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
High
The Rottweiler has a high chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Bouvier des Flandress have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Black Russian Terriers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Rottweilers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Bouvier des Flandress tend to escape less than other breeds.
Black Russian Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
Rottweilers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Bouvier des Flandress have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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.
Rottweilers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Nem lakásbarát kutya Bouvier des Flandres.
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 a legjobb választás Rottweiler, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Rottweiler tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Bouvier des Flandress adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Black Russian Terriers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Rottweilers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Bouvier des Flandres or Black Russian Terrier or Rottweiler?
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.
Rottweilers 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.

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

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

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

Health Issues
The Bouvier des Flandres is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Black Russian Terriers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Rottweiler is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Cataracts
Elbow Dysplasia
Glaucoma
Heart Problems
Hip Dysplasia
Allergies
Elbow Dysplasia
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Urinary Stones
Allergies
Aortic Stenosis
Bloat
Elbow Dysplasia
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Osteosarcoma
Panosteitis
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Life Expectancy 10-12 years 10-14 years 8-11 years
Hypoallergenic Yes No No
Energy Level
Bouvier des Flandress have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Black Russian Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Rottweilers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Bouvier des Flandress have an average exercise need.
Black Russian Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Rottweilers have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Bouvier des Flandress are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Black Russian Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Rottweilers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 3 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day. 3 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 4 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Average to High.
Average.
High: The Rottweiler breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Weather & Climate 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.
Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Medium
The Bouvier des Flandres has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Black Russian Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Rottweiler has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Bouvier des Flandres is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Black Russian Terrier is an average drooler.
The Rottweiler drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.

Bouvier des Flandres vs Black Russian Terrier vs Rottweiler 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 5-10 puppies 6-12 puppies 8-12 puppies

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