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Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian Comparison - Dog breed selector: Epagneul Breton or Boykin or Dal? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian" Compare Brittany and Boykin Spaniel. Which is better: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Name Brittany Boykin Spaniel Dalmatian
OriginsFrance United States Croatia
Group Gun Dog Gun Dog Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank269863
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Epagneul Breton, Brittany Spaniel, American Brittany, Brittany Wiegref Boykin, Swamp Poodle, LBD (Little Brown Dog) Dal, Dally, Carriage Dog, Spotted Coach Dog, Firehouse Dog, Plum Pudding Dog
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred
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 2009 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1888 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. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the 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 Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
United Kennel Club
American Canine Association, Inc.
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, Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Which is more expensive?
$700-$800 No data available $500-$600
Availability
Very frequent
Very frequent
Very frequent

Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian size comparison:
Medium Medium Large
Weight
Which is heavier, Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Boykin Spaniel? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian weight comparison:
Male: 35-40 pounds (16-18 kg), Females: 30-40 pounds (14-18 kg) 25-40 pounds (11-18 kg) about 55 pounds (25 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Females: 35 pounds (16 kg) 32.5 pounds (14.5 kg) about 55 pounds (25 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian height comparison:
Male: 17-21 inches (43-53 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm) 15-18 inches (38-46 cm) Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 19 inches (48 cm), Female: 19 inches (48.5 cm) 16.5 inches (42 cm) Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm)

Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian coat comparison:
Feathered Feathered Fine
Colors
What are the original Brittany, Boykin Spaniel and Dalmatian color?
Liver
White
Orange
Roan
Brown White
Liver
Brown
Black
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Brittany doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Average: The Boykin Spaniel requires average grooming effort.
Effortless: The Dalmatian requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or {name3 shedding:
Brittanys are low shedders.
Boykin Spaniels shed moderately.
Dalmatians are heavy shedders.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
6-8 weeks
Rarely.
6-8 weeks
Rarely.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.

Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian behavior/temperament comparison:
Alert
Intelligent
Social
Independent
Responsive
Companionable
Energetic
Intelligent
Eager
Friendly
Trainable
Active
Friendly
Outgoing
Sensitive
Energetic
Intelligent
Playful
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian intelligence:
Very smart: Brittany is an excellent dog breed.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Smart: Dalmatian's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian trainability comparison.
Brittanys are easy to train.
Boykin Spaniels are easy to train.
Dalmatians are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian playfulness comparison:
The Brittany is a highly playful breed.
Boykin Spaniels, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Dalmatian is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Brittanys 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: Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian?
Brittanys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Boykin Spaniels are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Dalmatians are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian social needs comparison:
Brittanys need a lot of social interaction.
Boykin Spaniels need for social interaction is average.
Dalmatians need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian?
Average: The Brittany barks occasionally.
Average: The Boykin Spaniel barks occasionally.
Average: The Dalmatian barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Brittanys are average watchdogs.
Boykin Spaniels are average watchdogs.
Dalmatians are average watchdogs.
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.
Boykin Spaniels are average defenders.
Dalmatians are average defenders.
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 Boykin Spaniel has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Dalmatian has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian mouthiness comparison:
Brittanys have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Boykin Spaniels have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Dalmatians have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Wanderlust potential of the Brittany is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Boykin Spaniel is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Dalmatian is strong enough to escape from home.
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.
Boykin Spaniels have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Dalmatians have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Nem a legjobb választás Brittany, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Brittany tartása lakásban.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Boykin Spaniel fajta.
Nem lakásbarát kutya Dalmatian.
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.
Boykin Spaniels adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Dalmatians adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Brittanys tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Dalmatians 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.

Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Which dog is more friendly?
Brittanys are average friendly towards strangers.
Boykin Spaniels are average friendly towards strangers.
Dalmatians are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Brittanys are very kid-friendly dogs.
Boykin Spaniels are kid-friendly dogs.
Dalmatians are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Brittanys are average friendly towards cats.
Boykin Spaniels are average friendly towards cats.
Dalmatians are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Brittanys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Boykin Spaniels are average friendly towards other dogs.
Dalmatians are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian?
No
Brittanys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Boykin Spaniels are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Dalmatians 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Which is better for autism?
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
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
Brittany is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Boykin Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Dalmatian 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?
Brittanys are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Boykin Spaniels are usually recommended for elderly people.
Dalmatians are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian?
Not really
Brittany breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Boykin Spaniel breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Dalmatian breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Brittanys are generally with other pets.
Boykin Spaniels are generally with other pets.
Dalmatians are generally with other pets.
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.

Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian health comparison. Which is the healthier: Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian?
The Brittany is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Boykin Spaniel is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Dalmatians are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian health problems comparison:
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Cushing's Syndrome
Elbow Dysplasia
Heart Disease
Heart Problems
Hypothyroidism
Allergies
Deafness
Hip Dysplasia
Iris Sphincter Dysplasia
Skin Allergies
Urolithiasis
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 Boykin Spaniel should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Dalmatian should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian lifespan comparison. How long do Brittany, Boykin Spaniel and Dalmatian breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-15 years 14-16 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No No No
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian energy level comparison:
Brittanys are high energy dogs.
Boykin Spaniels are high energy dogs.
Dalmatians are high energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Brittanys need a lot of exercises.
Boykin Spaniels need a lot of exercises.
Dalmatians need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
Brittanys don't need too much sleep.
Boykin Spaniels don't need too much sleep.
Dalmatians don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Brittany or Boykin Spaniel or Dalmatian?
1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 2 to 3 cups of a high-quality dog food a day. Recommended daily amount: 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian weight gain potential comparison:
Average.
Average to High.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian?
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.
Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian?
Medium
The Brittany has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Boykin Spaniel has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Dalmatian has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Brittany is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Boykin Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Dalmatian is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Brittany vs Boykin Spaniel vs Dalmatian 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 Brittany and Boykin Spaniel and Dalmatian have?
1-11 puppies, average 6 5-7 puppies 6-9 puppies

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