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Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier Comparison - Dog breed selector: Cirneco or Russian Wolfhound or Isle of Skye Terrier? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier" Compare Cirneco dell’Etna and Borzoi. Which is better: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Name Cirneco dell’Etna Borzoi Skye Terrier
OriginsItaly Russia Belarus Scotland
Group Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank184102172
Reviews010
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Cirneco Russian Wolfhound, Barzoï, Russkaya Psovaya Borzaya, Psovoi Isle of Skye Terrier, Clydesdale Terrier, the Fancy Skye Terrier, Silky Skye Terrier, Glasgow Terrier, Paisley Terrier
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2015 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1891 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1887 as a Terrier breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Sighthounds group, in the Long-haired or fringed Sighthounds section. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Small sized Terriers section.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
No data available No data available 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
Club Espanol De Terriers
Price
Which is cheaper, Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Which is more expensive?
No data available No data available $500-$600
Availability
Frequent
Frequent
Frequent

Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier size comparison:
Medium Large
Giant
Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Borzoi? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier weight comparison:
Male: 22–26 pounds (10–12 kg), Female: 18–22 pounds (8–10 kg) Male: 75-105 pounds (34-48 kg), Female: 60-90 pounds (27-41kg) Male: 35-40 pounds (16-18 kg), Female: 25-30 pounds (11.5-14 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 24 pounds (11 kg), Female: 20 pounds (9 kg) Male: 90 pounds (41 kg), Female: 75 pounds (34 kg) Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Female: 27.5 pounds (11.9.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier height comparison:
Male: 18–20 inch (46–52 cm), Female: 17–20 inch (42–50 cm) Male: 28 inches (71 cm), Female: 26 inches (66 cm) 9.75-10.25 inches (25-26 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 19 inch (49 cm), Female: 18.5 inch (46 cm) Male: 28 inches (71 cm), Female: 26 inches (66 cm) 9.75-10.25 inches (25.5 cm)

Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier coat comparison:
Fine Feathered Soft
Straight
Colors
What are the original Cirneco dell’Etna, Borzoi and Skye Terrier color?
Chestnut
Tan
Cream
Red
White
Brindle
Sable
Black
Cream
Gray
Silver
Blue
Fawn
Platinum
Black
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Cirneco dell’Etna doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Advanced: The Borzoi requires a lot of grooming.
Average: The Skye Terrier requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or {name3 shedding:
Cirneco dell’Etnas shed none to minimal.
Borzois are heavy shedders.
Skye Terriers shed none to minimal.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
6-8 weeks
Rarely.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.

Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier behavior/temperament comparison:
Affectionate
Lively
Gentle
Athletic
Independent
Quiet
Gentle
Intelligent
Respectful
Loyal
Friendly
Good-natured
Tempered
Fearless
Intelligent
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier intelligence:
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Low: The Borzoi if one of the dog breeds that have the lowest degree of obedience intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Trainability
Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier trainability comparison.
Cirneco dell’Etnas are easy to train.
Borzois are easy to train.
Skye Terriers are easy to train.
Playfulness
Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier playfulness comparison:
Cirneco dell’Etnas, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Borzois, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Skye Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Cirneco dell’Etnas don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Borzois don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Skye Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are highly affectionate dogs.
Borzois are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Skye Terriers are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier social needs comparison:
Cirneco dell’Etnas are a social breed.
Borzois need for social interaction is average.
Skye Terriers are a social breed.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier?
Low to Average: The Cirneco dell’Etna rarely barks.
Low: The Borzoi barks none to minimal.
Low to Average: The Skye Terrier rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are average watchdogs.
Borzois are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Skye Terriers are one of the best watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are not the best to protect their territory.
Borzois can't provide protection for their territory.
Skye Terriers strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Low
The Cirneco dell’Etna has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Borzoi has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Skye Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Above 400 PSI
The strongest: Dogs that have a strong bite force are usually quite powerful and large.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier mouthiness comparison:
Cirneco dell’Etnas have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Borzois have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Skye Terriers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Cirneco dell’Etnas tend to escape less than other breeds.
Wanderlust potential of the Borzoi is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Skye Terrier is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Cirneco dell’Etnas 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.
Borzois have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Skye Terriers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Cirneco dell’Etna fajta.
Nem a legjobb választás Borzoi, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Borzoi tartása lakásban.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Skye Terrier fajta.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Cirneco dell’Etnas adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Borzois adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Skye Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Cirneco dell’Etnas 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.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Skye 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.
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.

Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Which dog is more friendly?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are average friendly towards strangers.
Borzois are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Skye Terriers are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are kid-friendly dogs.
Borzois are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Skye Terriers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are average friendly towards cats.
Borzois are not cat-friendly dogs.
Skye Terriers are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are very dog-friendly dogs.
Borzois are not dog-friendly.
Skye Terriers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier?
No
Cirneco dell’Etnas are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Borzois are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Skye Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? 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.
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
Cirneco dell’Etna is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Borzoi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Skye Terrier 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?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are usually recommended for elderly people.
Borzois are not the best breed for elderly people.
Skye Terriers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier?
Not really
Cirneco dell’Etna breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Borzoi breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Skye Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are generally with other pets.
Borzois do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Skye Terriers usually don’t get on well 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.

Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier health comparison. Which is the healthier: Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier?
Cirneco dell’Etnas tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
The Borzoi is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Skye Terriers are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier health problems comparison:
No data available Anesthesia Sensitivity
Bloat
Dental Problems
Elbow Dysplasia
Heart Problems
Hip Dysplasia
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Patellar Luxation
Thyroid Disorder
Achondroplasia
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Frequent
The Cirneco dell’Etna should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Average
The Borzoi should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Skye Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier lifespan comparison. How long do Cirneco dell’Etna, Borzoi and Skye Terrier breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-15 years 10-12 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No No No
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier energy level comparison:
Cirneco dell’Etnas have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Borzois have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Skye Terriers 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
Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Cirneco dell’Etnas need quite a lot of exercise.
Borzois have an average exercise need.
Skye Terriers have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
Cirneco dell’Etnas are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Borzois like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Skye Terriers 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: Cirneco dell’Etna or Borzoi or Skye Terrier?
1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 4 to 7 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier weight gain potential comparison:
Low to Average.
Low to Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Borzoi can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Skye Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier?
Medium
The Cirneco dell’Etna has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Borzoi has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Skye Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Cirneco dell’Etna is an average drooler.
The Borzoi is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Skye Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Cirneco dell’Etna vs Borzoi vs Skye Terrier 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 Cirneco dell’Etna and Borzoi and Skye Terrier have?
3-5 puppies 1-11 puppies 4-6 puppies

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