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Doberman Pinscher vs Beauceron vs Eurohound – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Doberman Pinscher vs Beauceron vs Eurohound" Compare Doberman Pinscher and Beauceron. Which is better: Doberman Pinscher or Beauceron or Eurohound?
Name Doberman Pinscher Beauceron Eurohound
OriginsGermany France Norway Scandinavia
Group Working Dogs Working Dogs Sled Dogs
Popularity Rank16141258
Reviews100
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Other Names Dobie, Dobermann, Dobynm, Doberman Berger De Beauce, Bas-Rouge, French Shorthaired Shepherd, Beauce Shepherd Eurodog, Scandinavian hound
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1908 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2007 as a Herding breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group 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. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition 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 New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club Canadian Canine Registry No set No set
Price $800-$1000 $1200-$1500 $1000-$1500

General Appearance - Doberman Pinscher vs Beauceron vs Eurohound

Size Medium Large Large
Weight Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg) 110 pounds (50 kg) Male: 46-53 pounds (21-24 kg), Female: 39.5-46 pounds (18-21 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg) 110 pounds (50 kg) Male: 49.5 pounds (22.5 kg), Female: 43 pounds (19.5 kg)
Height Male: 26-28 inches (66-71cm), Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm) 24-27.5 inches (32-70 cm) 26-28 inches (65-72 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 27 inches (68.5 cm), Female: 25 inches (63.5 cm) 24-27.5 inches (51 cm) 27 inches (69 cm)

Hair & Care - Doberman Pinscher vs Beauceron vs Eurohound

Coat Fine Dense Shiny Short
Colors Blue Red Tan Brown White Black Rust Gray Tan Black Black White Cream Beige Blonde Red Spotted Patched Black with white blazing Solid with patches of spots
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Doberman Pinscher doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Easy to groom: The Beauceron doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Eurohound requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Doberman Pinschers shed moderately.
Beaucerons shed moderately.
Eurohounds are low shedders.

Characteristics - Doberman Pinscher vs Beauceron vs Eurohound

Temperament Alert Fearless Loyal Energetic Intelligent Obedient Courageous Obedient Protective Loyal Loving Energetic Extroverted Loyal Affectionate Intelligent
Intelligent Rank
Outstanding: Doberman Pinscher is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Smart: Beauceron's has great intelligence.
Smart: Eurohound's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Doberman Pinschers are quite easy to train.
Beaucerons aren't famous for their trainability.
Eurohounds aren't famous for their trainability.
Playfulness
Doberman Pinschers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Beauceron is a playful breed.
The Eurohound is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Doberman Pinschers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Doberman Pinschers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Beaucerons are highly affectionate dogs.
Eurohounds are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Doberman Pinschers need for social interaction is average.
Beaucerons are a social breed.
Eurohounds need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Low to Average: The Doberman Pinscher rarely barks.
Average: The Beauceron barks occasionally.
Average to high: The Eurohound is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Doberman Pinschers are one of the best watchdogs.
Beaucerons are one of the best watchdogs.
Eurohounds are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Doberman Pinschers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Beaucerons are extremely protective guard dogs.
Eurohounds are not the best to protect their territory.
Biting Potential Moderate
The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Beauceron has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Eurohound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Doberman Pinschers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Beaucerons have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Eurohounds have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Doberman Pinschers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Beaucerons have average wanderlust potential.
Eurohounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Doberman Pinschers don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Beaucerons have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Eurohounds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Doberman Pinschers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Beaucerons are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Eurohounds are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Doberman Pinschers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Beaucerons adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Eurohounds adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Beaucerons 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.
Fighting Dog Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately 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 - Doberman Pinscher vs Beauceron vs Eurohound

Stranger Friendly
Doberman Pinschers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Beaucerons are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Eurohounds are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Beaucerons are kid-friendly dogs.
Eurohounds are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly towards cats.
Beaucerons are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Eurohounds are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Doberman Pinschers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Beaucerons are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Eurohounds are dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Doberman Pinscher is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Beauceron is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Eurohound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Doberman Pinschers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Beaucerons are usually recommended for elderly people.
Eurohounds are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Doberman Pinschers are generally with other pets.
Beaucerons usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Eurohounds do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners No
Doberman Pinschers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Beaucerons are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Eurohounds 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.
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.
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
Doberman Pinscher breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Beauceron breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Eurohound 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 - Doberman Pinscher vs Beauceron vs Eurohound

Health Issues
Doberman Pinschers are commonly healthy dogs.
Beaucerons tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Eurohounds are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Cardiomyopathy Hip Dysplasia Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Von Willebrand's Disease Wobbler's Syndrome No set No set
Life Expectancy 10-12 years 10-12 years 10-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Doberman Pinschers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Beaucerons are high energy dogs.
Eurohounds are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Doberman Pinschers need quite a lot of exercise.
Beaucerons need quite a lot of exercise.
Eurohounds need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Doberman Pinschers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Beaucerons don't need too much sleep.
Eurohounds don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average to High.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers warm weather Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Beauceron can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers cold weather
The Eurohound can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Medium
The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Beauceron has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Eurohound has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Doberman Pinscher drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
The Beauceron is an average drooler.
The Eurohound is an average drooler.

Reproducibility - Doberman Pinscher vs Beauceron vs Eurohound

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 6-10 puppies 6-7 puppies 4-10 puppies

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