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Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever Comparison - Dog breed selector: Dobie or Min Pin or Yellow Retriever? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever" Compare Doberman Pinscher and Miniature Pinscher. Which is better: Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Name Doberman Pinscher Miniature Pinscher Golden Retriever
OriginsGermany Germany Scotland
Group Working Dogs Companion Dogs Gun Dog
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Dobie, Dobermann, Dobynm, Doberman Min Pin, King Of The Toys, Reh Pinscher, Zwergpinsc Yellow Retriever, Golden Flat Coat
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1908 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1925 as a Toy breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1925 as a Sporting 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 Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Pinscher and Schnauzer type section. Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section.
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
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
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
Price
Which is cheaper Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever? Which is more expensive?
$800-$1000 $400-$600 $1000-$2000

Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever size comparison:
Medium Small Large
Weight
Which is heavier Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever weight comparison:
Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg) Male: 8-10 pounds (4-5 kg), Female: 8-9 pounds (about 4 kg) Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg) Male: 9 pounds (4.5 kg), Female: 8.5 pounds (about 4 kg) Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever height comparison:
Male: 26-28 inches (66-71cm), Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm) Male: 10-12 inches (25-30 cm), Female: 10-11 inches (25-28 cm) Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 27 inches (68.5 cm), Female: 25 inches (63.5 cm) Male: 11 inches (27.5 cm), Female: 10.5 inches (26.5 cm) Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm)

Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever coat comparison:
Fine Rough Silky
Wavy
Shiny
Straight
Colors
What are the original Doberman Pinscher, Miniature Pinscher and Golden Retriever color?
Blue
Red
Tan
Brown
White
Black
Rust
Chocolate
Red
Tan
Black
Golden
Light
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Doberman Pinscher doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Miniature Pinscher requires minimal grooming.
Average: The Golden Retriever requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever? Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or {name3 shedding:
Doberman Pinschers shed moderately.
Miniature Pinschers shed moderately.
Golden Retrievers shed moderately.

Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever behavior/temperament comparison:
Alert
Fearless
Loyal
Energetic
Intelligent
Obedient
Clever
Friendly
Playful
Intelligent
Energetic
Outgoing
Responsive
Confident
Intelligent
Reliable
Friendly
Kind
Trustworthy
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever intelligence:
Outstanding: Doberman Pinscher is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Smart: Miniature Pinscher's has great intelligence.
Outstanding: Golden Retriever is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Trainability
Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever trainability comparison. What's the difference?
Doberman Pinschers are quite easy to train.
Miniature Pinschers are quite easy to train.
Golden Retrievers are easy to train.
Playfulness
Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever playfulness comparison:
Doberman Pinschers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Miniature Pinscher is a highly playful breed.
The Golden Retriever is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Doberman Pinschers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Miniature Pinschers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Golden Retrievers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever?
Doberman Pinschers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Miniature Pinschers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Golden Retrievers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever social needs comparison:
Doberman Pinschers need for social interaction is average.
Miniature Pinschers are a social breed.
Golden Retrievers need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever?
Low to Average: The Doberman Pinscher rarely barks.
Nagyon sokat: Miniature Pinscher kimondottan hangos fajta.
Low to Average: The Golden Retriever rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Which is better watchdog: Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Doberman Pinschers are one of the best watchdogs.
Miniature Pinschers are average watchdogs.
Golden Retrievers are average watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Doberman Pinschers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Miniature Pinschers strongly protect their territory.
Golden Retrievers are average defenders.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Moderate
The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Miniature Pinscher has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Golden Retriever has an average chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever mouthiness comparison:
Doberman Pinschers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Miniature Pinschers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Golden Retrievers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Doberman Pinschers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Miniature Pinschers have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Golden Retrievers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive?
Doberman Pinschers don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Miniature Pinschers 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.
Golden Retrievers 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
Which dog is more apartment friendly Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Doberman Pinscher fajta.
Lakásbarát kutya Miniature Pinscher fajta.
Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Golden Retriever kutyafajtát.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential?
Doberman Pinschers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Miniature Pinschers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Golden Retrievers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Miniature Pinschers 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 Retrievers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
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.

Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Doberman Pinschers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Miniature Pinschers are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Golden Retrievers are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Miniature Pinschers are kid-friendly dogs.
Golden Retrievers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly towards cats.
Miniature Pinschers are average friendly towards cats.
Golden Retrievers are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Doberman Pinschers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Miniature Pinschers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Golden Retrievers are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Doberman Pinscher is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Miniature Pinscher is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Golden Retriever is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Doberman Pinschers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Miniature Pinschers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Golden Retrievers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Doberman Pinschers are generally with other pets.
Miniature Pinschers are generally with other pets.
Golden Retrievers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever?
No
Doberman Pinschers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Miniature Pinschers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Golden Retrievers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Which one could be 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.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
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
Which one could be a detection/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)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?
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.
Yes
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
Which one could be a boat dog: Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever?
Not really
Doberman Pinscher breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Miniature Pinscher breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Golden Retriever breed usually likes being on a boat.
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.
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.

Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever health comparison. Which is the healthier: Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever?
Doberman Pinschers are commonly healthy dogs.
Miniature Pinschers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Golden Retrievers are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever health problems comparison:
Cardiomyopathy
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Wobbler's Syndrome
Epilepsy
Hypothyroidism
Legg-perthes Disease
Patellar Luxation
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Allergies
Bloat
Cataracts
Elbow Dysplasia
Epilepsy
Hemangiosarcoma
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Osteosarcoma
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Life Expectancy
Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever lifespan comparison. How long do Doberman Pinscher, Miniature Pinscher and Golden Retriever breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
10-12 years 12-15 years 10-12 years
Hypoallergenic
Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No No No
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever? Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever energy level comparison:
Doberman Pinschers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Miniature Pinschers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Golden Retrievers are high energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Doberman Pinschers need quite a lot of exercise.
Miniature Pinschers exercise need is minimal.
Golden Retrievers need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
Doberman Pinschers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Miniature Pinschers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Golden Retrievers don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Doberman Pinscher or Miniature Pinscher or Golden Retriever?
5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/4 to 1/2 cup 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.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Average.
High: The Miniature Pinscher breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
High: The Golden Retriever breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Weather & Climate Prefers warm weather Prefers warm weather Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Miniature Pinscher has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Golden Retriever 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 Miniature Pinscher is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
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.

Doberman Pinscher vs Miniature Pinscher vs Golden Retriever Reproducibility Comparison

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 2-5 puppies 5-10 puppies

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