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Cockapoo vs Bedlington Terrier vs Lagotto Romagnolo – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Cockapoo vs Bedlington Terrier vs Lagotto Romagnolo" Compare Cockapoo and Bedlington Terrier. Which is better: Cockapoo or Bedlington Terrier or Lagotto Romagnolo?
Name Cockapoo Bedlington Terrier Lagotto Romagnolo
OriginsUnited States United Kingdom Italy
Group Designer Dogs Hunting Dogs Gun Dog
Popularity Rank196151117
Reviews212
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Other Names Cockerpoo, Spoodle (AU), Cockerdoodle Rothbury Terrier, Rodbery Terrier Romagna Water Dog, Lagotto, Water Dog of Romagna, Lagotti Romagnoli
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886 as a Terrier breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2015 as a Sporting breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Large and medium sized Terriers section. Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Water Dogs section.
Breed Recognition American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry
No set 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.
Price 900-1100 $1800-$2000 $500-$700

General Appearance - Cockapoo vs Bedlington Terrier vs Lagotto Romagnolo

Size Small Medium Medium
Weight 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg) Male: 18-23 pounds (8-10 kg), Female: 18-23 pounds (8-10 kg) Male: 28-35 pounds (13-16 kg), Female: 24-31 pounds (11-14 kg)
Avg. Weight 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg) Male: 20.5 pounds (9 kg), Female: 20.5 pounds (9 kg) Male: 31.5 pounds (14.5 kg), Female: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg)
Height 10-15 inches (25-38 cm) Male: 16-17 inches (41-43 cm), Female: 15-16 inches (38-41 cm) Male: 17-19 inches (43-49 cm), Female: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm)
Avg. Height 12.5 inches (31.5 cm) Male: 16.5 inches (42 cm), Female: 15.5 inches (39.5 cm) Male: 18 inches (46 cm), Female: 15 inches (38.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Cockapoo vs Bedlington Terrier vs Lagotto Romagnolo

Coat Curly
Wavy
Curly Waterproof
Colors Black
Brown
Silver
Tan
Red
White
Blue
Liver
Sandy
Tan
Tan
Gray
Brown
White
Black
Grooming
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Cockapoos are low shedders.
Bedlington Terriers shed none to minimal.
Lagotto Romagnolos are low shedders.

Characteristics - Cockapoo vs Bedlington Terrier vs Lagotto Romagnolo

Temperament Affectionate
Cheerful
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Social
Alert
Friendly
Loving
Going
Responsive
Affectionate
Energetic
Playful
Intelligent
Devoted
Loyal
Reliable
Cheerful
Loving
Trainable
Intelligent
Loyal
Social
Intelligent Rank
Average: Cockapoo's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Bedlington Terrier's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Lagotto Romagnolo's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Cockapoos are easy to train.
Bedlington Terriers are easy to train.
Lagotto Romagnolos are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
The Cockapoo is a playful breed.
Bedlington Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Lagotto Romagnolo is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Bedlington Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Lagotto Romagnolos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Cockapoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Bedlington Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Cockapoos are a social breed.
Bedlington Terriers are a social breed.
Lagotto Romagnolos are a social breed.
Barking
Average: The Cockapoo barks occasionally.
Low to Average: The Bedlington Terrier rarely barks.
Average to high: The Lagotto Romagnolo is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Cockapoos are average watchdogs.
Bedlington Terriers are average watchdogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Cockapoos are average defenders.
Bedlington Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Cockapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Bedlington Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Lagotto Romagnolo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Cockapoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Bedlington Terriers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Lagotto Romagnolos have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Cockapoos have average wanderlust potential.
Wanderlust potential of the Bedlington Terrier is strong enough to escape from home.
Lagotto Romagnolos have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Cockapoos don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Bedlington Terriers have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Lagotto Romagnolos have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Cockapoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Bedlington Terriers are apartment-friendly dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Cockapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Bedlington Terriers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Lagotto Romagnolos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Cockapoos 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.
Bedlington 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.
Lagotto Romagnolos 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 - Cockapoo vs Bedlington Terrier vs Lagotto Romagnolo

Stranger Friendly
Cockapoos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Bedlington Terriers are stranger friendly dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Cockapoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Bedlington Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Cockapoos are very cat-friendly dogs.
Bedlington Terriers are average friendly towards cats.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Cockapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Bedlington Terriers are dog-friendly dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Cockapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Bedlington Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Lagotto Romagnolo is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Cockapoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Bedlington Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Lagotto Romagnolos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Cockapoos are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Bedlington Terriers are generally with other pets.
Lagotto Romagnolos are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Cockapoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Bedlington Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Lagotto Romagnolos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a 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.
Yes
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
Cockapoo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Bedlington Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Lagotto Romagnolo breed usually likes 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 - Cockapoo vs Bedlington Terrier vs Lagotto Romagnolo

Health Issues
The Cockapoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Bedlington Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Lagotto Romagnolo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Luxating Patella
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
No set Elbow Dysplasia
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Juvenile Cataracts
Life Expectancy 14-18 years 14-16 years 14-16 years
Hypoallergenic No Yes Yes
Energy Level
Cockapoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Bedlington Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Lagotto Romagnolos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Cockapoos have an average exercise need.
Bedlington Terriers have an average exercise need.
Lagotto Romagnolos need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Cockapoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Bedlington Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Lagotto Romagnolos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average.
Low to Average.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Bedlington Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Lagotto Romagnolo can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Medium
The Cockapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Bedlington Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Lagotto Romagnolo has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Cockapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Bedlington Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Lagotto Romagnolo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Cockapoo vs Bedlington Terrier vs Lagotto Romagnolo

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 4-6 puppies 3-6 puppies 4-6 puppies

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