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Cockalier vs Aussiepom vs Pomsky – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Cockalier vs Aussiepom vs Pomsky" Compare Cockalier and Aussiepom. Which is better: Cockalier or Aussiepom or Pomsky?
Name Cockalier Aussiepom Pomsky
OriginsUnited States United States United Kingdom United States
Group Gun Dog Designer Dogs Designer Dogs
Popularity Rank318603557
Reviews100
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Other Names Cockalier Spaniel Cross between the Australian Shepherd and Pomeranian.
Aussie Pom
Aussi Pom
Aussiepoms
Pomeranian + Siberian Husky
Breed Type Cross Breed Cross Breed Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer Canine Registry
Not recognized by any clubs. Pomsky Club of America
Price 500-700 500-700 $2500-$3500

General Appearance - Cockalier vs Aussiepom vs Pomsky

Size Medium Small
Medium
Small
Medium
Weight 20-40 pounds (9-18 kg) 10-30 pounds (4.5-13.5) 7-38 pounds (3-17 kg)
Avg. Weight 30 pounds (13.5 kg) 20 pounds (9.5 kg) 21.5 pounds (10 kg)
Height 12-15 inches (30-38 cm) 11-16 inches (28-40 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Avg. Height 13.5 inches (34 cm) 13.5 inches (34 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Cockalier vs Aussiepom vs Pomsky

Coat Smooth Medium
Fluffy
Soft
Fluffy
Double
Colors Black
Brown
White
Merle
Speckled
Chocolate
Golden
Red
Blue Merle
Tricolor
Red Merle
Grey & White
Brown or Reddish Brown
Blue
Pure white
Grooming
Advanced: The Cockalier requires a lot of grooming.
Advanced: The Aussiepom requires a lot of grooming.
Advanced: The Pomsky requires a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Cockaliers shed moderately.
Aussiepoms shed moderately.
Pomskys shed above average.

Characteristics - Cockalier vs Aussiepom vs Pomsky

Temperament Affectionate
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Gentle
Loving
Going
Affectionate
Funny
Active
Loyal
Smart
Energetic
Guarding
Protective
Active
Friendly
Intelligent
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Cockalier's has great intelligence.
Smart: Aussiepom's has great intelligence.
Smart: Pomsky's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Cockaliers are easy to train.
Aussiepoms are quite easy to train.
Pomskys are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Cockalier is a highly playful breed.
The Aussiepom is a highly playful breed.
The Pomsky is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Cockaliers are less sensitive than other dog breeds.
Aussiepoms have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Cockaliers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Aussiepoms are highly affectionate dogs.
Pomskys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Cockaliers are a social breed.
Aussiepoms are a social breed.
Pomskys are a social breed.
Barking
Average: The Cockalier barks occasionally.
Average: The Aussiepom barks occasionally.
High: The Pomsky is a very vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Cockaliers are average watchdogs.
Aussiepoms are good watchdogs.
Pomskys are not the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Cockaliers are not the best to protect their territory.
Aussiepoms strongly protect their territory.
Pomskys are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Cockalier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Aussiepom has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Pomsky has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Cockaliers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Aussiepoms have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Pomskys have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Cockaliers have average wanderlust potential.
Aussiepoms tend to escape less than other breeds.
Pomskys tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Cockaliers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Aussiepoms have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Pomskys 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.
Apartment Friendly
Cockaliers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Aussiepoms are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Pomskys are apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Cockaliers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Aussiepoms adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Pomskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Cockaliers 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.
Aussiepoms 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.
Pomskys 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.

Good With - Cockalier vs Aussiepom vs Pomsky

Stranger Friendly
Cockaliers are stranger friendly dogs.
Aussiepoms are stranger friendly dogs.
Pomskys are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Cockaliers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Aussiepoms are average friendly dogs towards children.
Pomskys are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Cockaliers are cat-friendly dogs.
Aussiepoms are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Pomskys are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Cockaliers are dog-friendly dogs.
Aussiepoms are dog-friendly dogs.
Pomskys are dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly Yes
Cockalier is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Aussiepom is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Pomsky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Cockaliers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Aussiepoms are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pomskys are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Cockaliers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Aussiepoms usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Pomskys are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Cockaliers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Aussiepoms are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Pomskys 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used 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
Cockalier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Aussiepom breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Pomsky 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.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Cockalier vs Aussiepom vs Pomsky

Health Issues
Cockaliers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Aussiepoms are commonly healthy dogs.
The Pomsky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Hip Dysplasia
Patellar Luxation
Dental Problems
Blindness
Deafness
Kneecap dislocations
Allergies
Hip Dysplasia
Luxating Patella
Eye Problems
Epilepsy
Heart Problems
Collapsed Trachea
Skin Diseases
Dental Problems
Life Expectancy 12-15 years 12-15 years 12-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Cockaliers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Aussiepoms are high energy dogs.
Pomskys have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Cockaliers need quite a lot of exercise.
Aussiepoms need quite a lot of exercise.
Pomskys have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Cockaliers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Aussiepoms don't need too much sleep.
Pomskys sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average to High.
Average.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Pomsky can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness High
The Cockalier has a high chance of bad smell.
Low
The Aussiepom has a low chance of bad smell.
Low
The Pomsky has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Cockalier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Aussiepom is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Pomsky is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Cockalier vs Aussiepom vs Pomsky

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 3-7 puppies 2-5 puppies 2-6 puppies

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