Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier Comparison - Dog breed selector: American Brittany or Sheepdog or Dokhi Apso? Find the right dog for you

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Name Brittany Border Collie Tibetan Terrier
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Group Gun Dog Pastoral / Herding Dogs Companion Dogs
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
American Brittany
Brittany Spaniel
Epagneul Breton
Sheepdog
Scotch Sheep Dog
Dokhi Apso
Tsang Apso
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier? Which is more expensive?
$700-$800 $600-$800 $1200-$2000
Availability
Which is easier to get, Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?
Very frequent: The Brittany is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Border Collie is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Tibetan Terrier is easier than average to get.

Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?
Medium Large Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Brittany or Border Collie or Border Collie? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier weight comparison:
Male: 35-40 pounds (16-18 kg), Females: 30-40 pounds (14-18 kg) Male: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg), Female: 27-42 pounds (12-19 kg) 18-30 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Females: 35 pounds (16 kg) Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Female: 34.5 pounds (15.5 kg) 24 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier height comparison:
Male: 17-21 inches (43-53 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm) Male: 19-22 inches (48-56 cm), Female: 18-21 inches (46-53 cm) 14-17 inches (36-43 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 19 inches (48 cm), Female: 19 inches (48.5 cm) Male: 20.5 inches (52 cm), Female: 19.5 inches (49.5 cm) 15.5 inches (39.5 cm)

Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier coat comparison:
Feathered Dense
Feathered
Straight
Short
Moderately Long
Thick
Smooth
Colors
What are the original Brittany, Border Collie and Tibetan Terrier color?
Liver
White
Orange
Roan
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
Silver
Gray
White
Black
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Brittany doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Average: The Border Collie requires average grooming effort.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier? Brittany or Border Collie or {name3 shedding:
Brittanys are low shedders.
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Border Collies shed moderately.
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Tibetan Terriers shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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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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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier behavior/temperament comparison:
Alert
Intelligent
Social
Independent
Responsive
Intelligent
Alert
Tenacious
Protective
Energetic
Responsive
Loyal
Affectionate
Energetic
Reserved
Intelligent
Amiable
Gentle
Sensitive
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier intelligence:
Very smart: Brittany is an excellent dog breed.
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Outstanding: Border Collie is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
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Trainability
Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier trainability comparison.
Brittanys are easy to train.
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Border Collies are easy to train.
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Tibetan Terriers are quite easy to train.
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Playfulness
Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier playfulness comparison:
The Brittany is a highly playful breed.
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The Border Collie is a highly playful breed.
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The Tibetan Terrier is a playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Sensitive: Brittanys don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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Sensitive: Border Collies don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier?
High: Brittanys 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: Tibetan Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier social needs comparison:
Brittanys need a lot of social interaction.
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Border Collies need a lot of social interaction.
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Tibetan Terriers are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier?
Average: The Brittany barks occasionally.
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Low to Average: The Border Collie rarely barks.
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Low to Average: The Tibetan Terrier rarely barks.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?
Brittanys are average watchdogs.
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Border Collies are one of the best watchdogs.
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Tibetan Terriers 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?
Brittanys are average defenders.
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Border Collies are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Tibetan Terriers are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Brittany has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Border Collie has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Tibetan Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Brittany bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Border Collie bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Tibetan Terrier bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier mouthiness comparison:
Brittanys have an 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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Tibetan Terriers have a lower than average 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?
The wanderlust potential of the Brittany is strong enough to escape from home.
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Border Collies have average wanderlust potential.
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Tibetan Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Brittanys have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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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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Tibetan Terriers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Brittany indoors.
It is not recommended to keep the Border Collie breed in the home.
Very house-friendly dog the Tibetan Terrier breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Brittanys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Border Collies adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tibetan Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?
Brittanys 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.
Tibetan 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.

Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier Good With Comparison

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

Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier Health Comparison

Health Issues
Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier health comparison. Which is the healthier: Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier?
The Brittany is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Border Collie is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Tibetan Terrier 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: Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier health problems comparison:
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Allergies
Collie Eye Anomaly
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Cataracts
Distichiasis
Hip Dysplasia
Hyperthyroidism
Lens Luxation
Patellar Luxation
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Brittany should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Border Collie should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Tibetan Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier lifespan comparison. How long do Brittany, Border Collie and Tibetan Terrier breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Brittany: 13 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Border Collie: 13 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Tibetan Terrier: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier energy level comparison:
Brittanys are high-energy dogs.
Border Collies are high-energy dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are high-energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Brittanys need a lot of exercises.
Border Collies need a lot of exercises.
Tibetan Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?
Brittanys don't need too much sleep.
Border Collies don't need too much sleep.
Tibetan Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier?
1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. Recommended daily amount: 1 1/8 to 1 3/8 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier weight gain potential comparison:
Average: The Brittany has an average risk for obesity.
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Average: The Border Collie has an average risk for obesity.
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Average: The Tibetan Terrier has an average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Brittany 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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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Tibetan Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier?

Medium

The Brittany has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Border Collie has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Tibetan Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Brittany 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 Tibetan Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier 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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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Brittany or Border Collie or Tibetan Terrier? 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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Not really

This breed generally not used as a 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.

Not really

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

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier?

Not really

Brittany 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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Not really

Tibetan Terrier breed usually doesn't like 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.

Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier 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 Brittany and Border Collie and Tibetan Terrier have?
1-11 puppies, average 6 4-8 puppies 4-6 puppies

Brittany vs Border Collie vs Tibetan Terrier Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1934 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1995 as a Herding breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1973 as a Non-Sporting breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Tibetan 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 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

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