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Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Comparison - Dog breed selector: Bassotto or Golden Flat Coat or Aussiepoo? Find the right dog for you

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Name Dachshund Golden Retriever Aussiedoodle
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Bassotto
Sausage Dog
Tekkel
Tekkel Doxie
Weenie Dog
Worshond
Teckel
Golden Flat Coat
Yellow Retriever
Aussiepoo
Aussiepoodle
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Cross Breed

Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Which is more expensive?
$500-$700 $1000-$2000 $700-$1300
Availability
Which is easier to get, Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Very frequent: The Dachshund is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Golden Retriever is quite easy to get.
Average: The Aussiedoodle is a commonly available dog breed.

Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Which is the smallest dog, Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Small Large Large
Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Golden Retriever? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle weight comparison:
Toy: 8-11 pounds (3.5-5.0 kg)Standard: 16-32 pounds (7-15 kg), Miniature: 12 pounds (5.5 kg) Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg) 25-70 pounds (11-32 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Toy: 9.5 pounds (3.5-5.0 kg)Standard: 24 pounds (11 kg), Miniature: 12 pounds (5.5 kg) Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg) 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle height comparison:
Toy: 12 inches (30 cm)Standard: 8-11 inches (20-27 cm), Miniature: 5-7 inches (13-18 cm) Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Toy: 12 inches (30 cm)Standard: 9.5 inches (23.5 cm), Miniature: 6 inches (15.5 cm) Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle coat comparison:
Fine Silky
Wavy
Shiny
Straight
Wavy
Tight
Short
Colors
What are the original Dachshund, Golden Retriever and Aussiedoodle color?
Black
Tan
Red
Blue
White
Silver
Brown
Golden
Light
Blue
Sable
Merle
Black & Tan
Red Merle
Black & Red
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Dachshund doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Average: The Golden Retriever requires average grooming effort.
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Average: The Aussiedoodle requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Dachshund or Golden Retriever or {name3 shedding:
Dachshund dogs shed none to minimal.
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Golden Retriever dogs shed moderately.
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Aussiedoodle dogs shed moderately.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
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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2-3 weeks
Frequent. This breed has high-maintenance hair and may require a bath every 2-3 weeks.
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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle behavior/temperament comparison:
Playful
Stubborn
Courageous
Devoted
Lively
Clever
Intelligent
Confident
Friendly
Reliable
Kind
Trustworthy
Playful
Loyal
Smart
Goofy
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle intelligence:
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Outstanding: Golden Retriever is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Very smart: Aussiedoodle is an excellent dog breed.
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Trainability
Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle trainability comparison.
Dachshund dogs are easy to train.
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Golden Retriever dogs are easy to train.
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Aussiedoodle dogs are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle playfulness comparison:
Average: Dachshunds, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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The Golden Retriever is a highly playful breed.
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The Aussiedoodle is a highly 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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Golden Retriever dogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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Aussiedoodle dogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle?
High: Dachshund dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Golden Retriever dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Aussiedoodle dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle social needs comparison:
Dachshund dogs are a social breed.
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Golden Retriever dogs need a lot of social interaction.
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Aussiedoodle dogs are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle?
A lot: Dachshund is a particularly loud breed.
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Low to Average: The Golden Retriever rarely barks.
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Low to Average: The Aussiedoodle rarely barks.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Dachshund dogs are average watchdogs.
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Golden Retriever dogs are average watchdogs.
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Aussiedoodle dogs are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Dachshund dogs are average defenders.
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Golden Retriever dogs are average defenders.
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Aussiedoodle dogs are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Dachshund has a low chance of biting somebody.

Moderate

The Golden Retriever has an average chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Aussiedoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Dachshund bite force: Weak.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Golden Retriever bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Aussiedoodle bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle mouthiness comparison:
Dachshund dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Golden Retriever dogs have a strong tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Aussiedoodle dogs have an 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?
Dachshund dogs have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Golden Retriever dogs tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Aussiedoodle dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Dachshund dogs have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Golden Retriever dogs 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.
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Aussiedoodle dogs 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.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Apartment-friendly dog the Dachshund breed.
It is not recommended to keep the Golden Retriever breed in the home.
It is not recommended to keep the Aussiedoodle breed in the home.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Dachshund dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Golden Retriever dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Average: Aussiedoodle dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Dachshund dogs 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.
Golden Retriever dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Aussiedoodle dogs 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.

Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Which dog is more friendly?
Dachshund dogs are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Golden Retriever dogs are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Aussiedoodle dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Dachshund dogs are generally with other pets.
Golden Retriever dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Aussiedoodle dogs usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Dachshund dogs are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Golden Retriever dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Aussiedoodle dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Dachshund dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Golden Retriever dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Aussiedoodle dogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Dachshund dogs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Golden Retriever dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Aussiedoodle dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle?
Yes
Dachshund dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Golden Retriever dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Aussiedoodle dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Dachshund is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Golden Retriever is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Yes
Aussiedoodle is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Dachshunds are not the best breed for elderly people.
Golden Retrievers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Aussiedoodles are usually recommended for elderly people.

Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Health Comparison

Health Issues
Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle health comparison. Which is the healthier: Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle?
The Dachshund is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Golden Retrievers are commonly healthy dogs.
Aussiedoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle health problems comparison:
Legg-perthes Disease
Cancer
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Bloat
Epilepsy
Deafness
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Elbow Dysplasia
Demodectic Mange
Mitral Valve Disease
Cushing's Syndrome
Acanthosis Nigricans
Baldness
Canine Diabetes Mellitus
Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
Narcolepsy
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Allergies
Hypothyroidism
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Bloat
Epilepsy
Elbow Dysplasia
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Hemangiosarcoma
Osteosarcoma
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Ivermectin sensitivity
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Dachshund should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Golden Retriever should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Rare
The Aussiedoodle should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle lifespan comparison. How long do Dachshund, Golden Retriever and Aussiedoodle breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Dachshund: 13 years
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Golden Retriever: 11 years
9-13 years
The average lifespan of Aussiedoodle: 11 years
Hypoallergenic
Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle energy level comparison:
Dachshund dogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Golden Retriever dogs are high-energy dogs.
Aussiedoodle dogs are high-energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Dachshund dogs have an average exercise need.
Golden Retriever dogs need a lot of exercises.
Aussiedoodle dogs need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
Dachshund dogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Golden Retriever dogs don't need too much sleep.
Aussiedoodle dogs don't need too much sleep.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle?
1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 3 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 3 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle weight gain potential comparison:
High: The Dachshund breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
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High: The Golden Retriever breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Aussiedoodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle?
Prefers warm weather
Dogs that prefer warm weather conditions are typically breeds that were originally bred in warmer climates.
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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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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, Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle?

Low 🔽

The Dachshund has a low chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Golden Retriever has an average chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Aussiedoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Dachshund is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Golden Retriever drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
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The Aussiedoodle drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
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Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle 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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Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Dachshund or Golden Retriever or Aussiedoodle? Which is better for autism?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.

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.

Yes

This breed would make an excellent 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: Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle?

Not really

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

Golden Retriever breed usually likes being on a boat.
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Not really

Aussiedoodle breed usually doesn't like 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.

Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more.
Litter Frequency

Once a year.

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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 Dachshund and Golden Retriever and Aussiedoodle have?
4-8 puppies 5-10 puppies 3-7 puppies

Dachshund vs Golden Retriever vs Aussiedoodle Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1925 as a Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Dachshunds group, in the section. Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section. Not recognized by FCI.
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
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
Not recognized by any clubs.

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