Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie Comparison - Dog breed selector: Dansk-svensk gårdshund or Berger Briard or Argle Bargle? Find the right dog for you

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Name Danish-Swedish Farmdog Briard Bearded Collie
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Group Hunting Dogs Pastoral / Herding Dogs Pastoral / Herding Dogs
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Dansk-svensk gårdshund
Scanian Terrier
Berger Briard
Berger De Brie
Argle Bargle
Beardie
Mountain Collie
Highland Collie
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Which is more expensive?
$600-$800 $1000-$1200 $1200-$1400
Availability
Which is easier to get, Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Average: The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a commonly available dog breed.
Frequent: The Briard is easier than average to get.
Frequent: The Bearded Collie is easier than average to get.

Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Which is the smallest dog, Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Small Large Large
Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Briard? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie weight comparison:
15-25 pounds (7-12 kg) 75 pounds (35 kg) 40-60 pounds (18-27 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
20 pounds (9.5 kg) 75 pounds (35 kg) 50 pounds (22.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie height comparison:
Male: 13–15 inches (32–39 cm), Female: 12–15 inches (30–37 cm) Male: 24-27 inches (62-68 cm), Female: 22-25 inches (56-64 cm) 20-22 inches (51-56 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 13–15 inches (32–39 cm), Female: 12–15 inches (30–37 cm) Male: 25.5 inches (65 cm), Female: 23.5 inches (60 cm) 21 inches (53.5 cm)

Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie coat comparison:
Shiny
Smooth
Fine Feathered
Colors
What are the original Danish-Swedish Farmdog, Briard and Bearded Collie color?
White
Brown
Black
Tawny
Gray
Black
Brown
Blue
Fawn
Black
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Danish-Swedish Farmdog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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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 Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or {name3 shedding:
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs shed moderately.
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Briards shed moderately.
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Bearded Collies shed above average.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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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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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie behavior/temperament comparison:
Alert
Intelligent
Attentive
Lively
Faithful
Intelligent
Obedient
Fearless
Loyal
Protective
Active
Lively
Alert
Intelligent
Assertive
Confident
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie intelligence:
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Smart: Briard's has great intelligence.
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Smart: Bearded Collie's has great intelligence.
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Trainability
Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie trainability comparison.
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are quite easy to train.
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Briards are easy to train.
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Bearded Collies are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie playfulness comparison:
The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a playful breed.
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Average: Briards, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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The Bearded Collie is a highly playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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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: Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie?
High: Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Briards are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Bearded Collies are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie social needs comparison:
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs need a lot of social interaction.
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Briards are a social breed.
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Bearded Collies are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie?
Average to High: The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a vocal breed.
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Average: The Briard barks occasionally.
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Average to High: The Bearded Collie is a vocal breed.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are average watchdogs.
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Briards are one of the best watchdogs.
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Bearded Collies are good watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Briards are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Bearded Collies are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Danish-Swedish Farmdog has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Briard has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Bearded Collie has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Danish-Swedish Farmdog bite force: Weak.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Briard bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Bearded Collie bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie mouthiness comparison:
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Briards have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Bearded Collies have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Briards have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Bearded Collies have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs 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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Briards 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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Bearded Collies 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 Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Very house-friendly dog the Danish-Swedish Farmdog breed.
It is not recommended to keep the Briard breed in the home.
It is not recommended to keep the Bearded Collie breed in the home.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Briards adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Bearded Collies adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Briards 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.
Bearded Collies 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.

Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Which dog is more friendly?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Briards are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Bearded Collies are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are generally with other pets.
Briards are generally with other pets.
Bearded Collies are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Briards are kid-friendly dogs.
Bearded Collies are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are average friendly towards cats.
Briards are average friendly towards cats.
Bearded Collies are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are dog-friendly dogs.
Briards are average friendly towards other dogs.
Bearded Collies are dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie?
Yes
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Briards are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Bearded Collies are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Danish-Swedish Farmdog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Briard is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Bearded Collie is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Briards are usually recommended for elderly people.
Bearded Collies are usually recommended for elderly people.

Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie Health Comparison

Health Issues
Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie health comparison. Which is the healthier: Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Briard is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Bearded Collie 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: Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie health problems comparison:
Dental Problems
Hip Dysplasia
Patellar Luxation
No data available Addison's Disease
Allergies
Arthritis
Cancer
Eye Diseases
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Frequent
The Danish-Swedish Farmdog should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Average
The Briard should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Bearded Collie should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie lifespan comparison. How long do Danish-Swedish Farmdog, Briard and Bearded Collie breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Danish-Swedish Farmdog: 12 years
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Briard: 11 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Bearded Collie: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie energy level comparison:
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Briards have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Bearded Collies have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs have an average exercise need.
Briards need a lot of exercises.
Bearded Collies have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
Danish-Swedish Farmdogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Briards are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Bearded Collies are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie?
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? Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie weight gain potential comparison:
Low to Average: The Danish-Swedish Farmdog has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Average: The Briard has an average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Bearded Collie's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie?
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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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Briard can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Bearded Collie can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie?

Medium

The Danish-Swedish Farmdog has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Briard has an average chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Bearded Collie has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency.
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The Briard is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Bearded Collie is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie 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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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Danish-Swedish Farmdog or Briard or Bearded Collie? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a 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?

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: Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie?

Not really

Danish-Swedish Farmdog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Briard breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Bearded Collie 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.

Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie 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 Danish-Swedish Farmdog and Briard and Bearded Collie have?
3-5 puppies 8-10 puppies 4-12 puppies

Danish-Swedish Farmdog vs Briard vs Bearded Collie Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1928 as a Herding breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1976 as a Herding breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Pinscher and Schnauzer type section. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
American Canine Registry
American Rare Breed Association
America's Pet Registry
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Foundation Stock Service
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
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