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Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle Comparison - Dog breed selector: Cardi or Barboncino Miniatura or Barbone? Find the right dog for you

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Name Cardigan Welsh Corgi Miniature Poodle Poodle
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Group Pastoral / Herding Dogs Companion Dogs Companion Dogs
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Cardi
Cardigan
Barboncino Miniatura
Barbone
Carniche Moyen
Pudle
Zwergpudel
Barbone
Caniche
Chien Canne
Grosse Pudel
French Poodle
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$1300 $1000-$1500 $1000-$1500
Availability
Which is easier to get, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Very frequent: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is quite easy to get.
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.
Very frequent: The Poodle is quite easy to get.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Which is the smallest dog, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Medium Small Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Miniature Poodle? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle weight comparison:
Male: 25-30 pounds (11-14 kg), Female: 25-30 pounds (11-14 kg) 15-17 pounds (7-8 kg) Male: 45-70 pounds (20-32 kg), Female: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg), Female: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg) 16 pounds (7.5 kg) Male: 57.5 pounds (26 kg), Female: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle height comparison:
Male: 10-13 inches (25-33 cm), Female: 10-13 inches (25-33 cm) 11-15 inches (28-38 cm) 15 inches (38 cm) or more
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 11.5 inches (29 cm), Female: 11.5 inches (29 cm) 13 inches (33 cm) 15 inches (38 cm) or more

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle coat comparison:
Fine Dense
Curly
Thick
Curly
Colors
What are the original Cardigan Welsh Corgi, Miniature Poodle and Poodle color?
Blue & Merle & White
Sable & White
Red & White
Black & White
Brindle & White
Black
Gray
Red
Blue
Cream
White
Silver
Brown
Fawn
Beige
Apricot
Black
Gray
Red
Blue
Cream
White
Silver
Brown
Fawn
Beige
Apricot
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle grooming comparison:
Average: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi 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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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or {name3 shedding:
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs shed above average.
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Miniature Poodle dogs shed none to minimal.
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Poodle dogs shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle behavior/temperament comparison:
Active
Alert
Intelligent
Affectionate
Devoted
Gentle
Companionable
Active
Alert
Intelligent
Trainable
Faithful
Instinctual
Active
Alert
Intelligent
Trainable
Faithful
Instinctual
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle intelligence:
Very smart: Cardigan Welsh Corgi is an excellent dog breed.
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Outstanding: Miniature Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Outstanding: Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Trainability
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle trainability comparison.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are quite easy to train.
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Miniature Poodle dogs are very easy to train.
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Poodle dogs are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle playfulness comparison:
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a playful breed.
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The Miniature Poodle is a playful breed.
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The Poodle is a playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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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: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle?
High: Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Miniature Poodle dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Poodle dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle social needs comparison:
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs need for social interaction is average.
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Miniature Poodle dogs need a lot of social interaction.
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Poodle dogs need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle?
Average: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi barks occasionally.
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Average to High: The Miniature Poodle is a vocal breed.
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Average to High: The Poodle is a vocal breed.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are good watchdogs.
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Miniature Poodle dogs are good watchdogs.
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Poodle dogs are good watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are average defenders.
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Miniature Poodle dogs are average defenders.
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Poodle dogs strongly protect their territory.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Miniature Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Cardigan Welsh Corgi bite force: Ordinary.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Miniature Poodle bite force: Weak.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Poodle bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle mouthiness comparison:
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Miniature Poodle dogs have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Poodle dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Miniature Poodle dogs tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Poodle dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
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Miniature Poodle dogs have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Poodle dogs 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 Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Very house-friendly dog the Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Miniature Poodle breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Poodle breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Miniature Poodle dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Poodle dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Miniature Poodle dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Poodle dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Which dog is more friendly?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Miniature Poodle dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Poodle dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Miniature Poodle dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Poodle dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Miniature Poodle dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Poodle dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are very cat-friendly dogs.
Miniature Poodle dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Poodle dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Miniature Poodle dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
Poodle dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle?
Yes
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Miniature Poodle dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Poodle dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Miniature Poodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Poodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Miniature Poodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Poodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle Health Comparison

Health Issues
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle health comparison. Which is the healthier: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Miniature Poodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Poodle 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: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle health problems comparison:
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Patent Ductus Arteriosis
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Epilepsy
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Retinal Dysplasia
Degenerative Myelopathy
Cystinuria
Hip Dysplasia
Bloat
Epilepsy
Addison's Disease
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Legg-perthes Disease
Patellar Luxation
Allergies
Hypothyroidism
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Bloat
Epilepsy
Sebaceous Adenitis
Ear Infections
Addison's Disease
Cushing's Syndrome
Runny Eyes
Canine Atrial Septal Defect (asd)
Neonatal Encephalopathy (news)
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia
Premature Graying
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Frequent
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Average
The Miniature Poodle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Poodle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle lifespan comparison. How long do Cardigan Welsh Corgi, Miniature Poodle and Poodle breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Cardigan Welsh Corgi: 13 years
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Miniature Poodle: 15 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Poodle: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle energy level comparison:
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Miniature Poodle dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Poodle dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Miniature Poodle dogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Poodle dogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Miniature Poodle dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Poodle dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle?
1 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. 2 to 3 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? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Cardigan Welsh Corgi's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Miniature Poodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Poodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle?

Low 🔽

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Miniature Poodle has a low chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Poodle has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Miniature Poodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Poodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle 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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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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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Miniature Poodle or Poodle? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect 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.

Not really

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

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.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a 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: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle?

Not really

Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Miniature Poodle breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Yes

Poodle breed usually likes 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.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle 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 Cardigan Welsh Corgi and Miniature Poodle and Poodle have?
4-7 puppies 2-8 puppies, average 5 2-4 puppies

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Miniature Poodle vs Poodle Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1935 as a Herding breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1887 as a Non-Sporting & Toy breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Poodle 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
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
Canadian 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
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Canadian Canine Registry

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