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English Cocker Spaniel vs Lagotto Romagnolo vs Labradoodle – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between English Cocker Spaniel vs Lagotto Romagnolo vs Labradoodle" Compare English Cocker Spaniel and Lagotto Romagnolo. Which is better: English Cocker Spaniel or Lagotto Romagnolo or Labradoodle?
Name English Cocker Spaniel Lagotto Romagnolo Labradoodle
OriginsEngland Italy Australia
Group Gun Dog Gun Dog Designer Dogs
Popularity Rank52117556
Reviews111
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Other Names Cocker, Merry Cocker Woker Romagna Water Dog, Lagotto, Water Dog of Romagna, Lagotti Romagnoli Labrador Retriever + Poodle
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1946 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2015 as a Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Flushing Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Water Dogs 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 National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club Canadian Canine Registry 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. Australian Labradoodle Association International Australian Labradoodle Association
Price $900-$1200 $500-$700 $1000-$2000

General Appearance - English Cocker Spaniel vs Lagotto Romagnolo vs Labradoodle

Size Medium Medium Large
Weight Male: 28-34 pounds (13-16 kg), Female: 26-32 pounds (12-15 kg) Male: 28-35 pounds (13-16 kg), Female: 24-31 pounds (11-14 kg) 50-64 pounds (22-34 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 31 pounds (14.5 kg), Female: 29 pounds (13.5 kg) Male: 31.5 pounds (14.5 kg), Female: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg) 57.5 pounds (26 kg)
Height Male: 15-17 inches (38-43 cm), Female: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm) Male: 17-19 inches (43-49 cm), Female: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm) Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 16 inches (40.5 cm), Female: 15 inches (38.5 cm) Male: 18 inches (46 cm), Female: 15 inches (38.5 cm) Male: 23 inches (58 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm)

Hair & Care - English Cocker Spaniel vs Lagotto Romagnolo vs Labradoodle

Coat Feathered Waterproof Fine Variety of coat types
Colors Blue Roan Liver Tan Golden Black Tan Gray Brown White Black Gold Apricot Caramel Chalky white Black Café Cream Silver Chocolate Parchment Blue They can also have parti-colored coats, which consist of brindles, phantom, patched, or sable colors.
Grooming
Average: The English Cocker Spaniel requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Average: The Labradoodle requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
English Cocker Spaniels shed moderately.
Lagotto Romagnolos are low shedders.
Labradoodles shed moderately.

Characteristics - English Cocker Spaniel vs Lagotto Romagnolo vs Labradoodle

Temperament Affectionate Friendly Playful Trainable Faithful Intelligent Quiet Cheerful Loving Trainable Intelligent Loyal Social Affectionate Intelligent Alert
Intelligent Rank
Very smart: English Cocker Spaniel is an excellent dog breed.
Average: Lagotto Romagnolo's has average obedience intelligence.
Smart: Labradoodle's has great intelligence.
Trainability
English Cocker Spaniels are easy to train.
Lagotto Romagnolos are quite easy to train.
Labradoodles are easy to train.
Playfulness
The English Cocker Spaniel is a playful breed.
The Lagotto Romagnolo is a playful breed.
The Labradoodle is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
English Cocker Spaniels don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Lagotto Romagnolos have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
English Cocker Spaniels are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Labradoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
English Cocker Spaniels are a social breed.
Lagotto Romagnolos are a social breed.
Labradoodles need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The English Cocker Spaniel barks occasionally.
Average to high: The Lagotto Romagnolo is a vocal breed.
Average: The Labradoodle barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
English Cocker Spaniels are good watchdogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are good watchdogs.
Labradoodles are good watchdogs.
Territorial
English Cocker Spaniels are not the best to protect their territory.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average defenders.
Labradoodles are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The English Cocker Spaniel has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Lagotto Romagnolo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Labradoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
English Cocker Spaniels have an 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.
Labradoodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the English Cocker Spaniel is strong enough to escape from home.
Lagotto Romagnolos have average wanderlust potential.
Labradoodles have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
English Cocker Spaniels have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Lagotto Romagnolos have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Labradoodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
English Cocker Spaniels are very 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.
Labradoodles 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
English Cocker Spaniels adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Lagotto Romagnolos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Labradoodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
English Cocker Spaniels 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.
Labradoodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
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 - English Cocker Spaniel vs Lagotto Romagnolo vs Labradoodle

Stranger Friendly
English Cocker Spaniels are average friendly towards strangers.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average friendly towards strangers.
Labradoodles are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
English Cocker Spaniels are very kid-friendly dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are kid-friendly dogs.
Labradoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
English Cocker Spaniels are cat-friendly dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average friendly towards cats.
Labradoodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
English Cocker Spaniels are very dog-friendly dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Labradoodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
English Cocker Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Lagotto Romagnolo is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Labradoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
English Cocker Spaniels are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Lagotto Romagnolos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Labradoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
English Cocker Spaniels are usually friendly towards other pets.
Lagotto Romagnolos are generally with other pets.
Labradoodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
English Cocker Spaniels are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Lagotto Romagnolos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Labradoodles 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.
Yes
This breed makes good 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.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect 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.
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.
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 Yes
English Cocker Spaniel breed usually likes being on a boat.
Yes
Lagotto Romagnolo breed usually likes being on a boat.
Yes
Labradoodle 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 - English Cocker Spaniel vs Lagotto Romagnolo vs Labradoodle

Health Issues
The English Cocker Spaniel 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.
Labradoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Cataracts Ear Infections Elbow Dysplasia Hip Dysplasia Renal Failure Elbow Dysplasia Epilepsy Hip Dysplasia Juvenile Cataracts Ear Infections Hip Dysplasia Elbow Dysplasia Epilepsy Allergies Canine Diabetes Mellitus Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Hypothyroidism
Life Expectancy 12-14 years 14-16 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No Yes Yes
Energy Level
English Cocker Spaniels are high energy dogs.
Lagotto Romagnolos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Labradoodles are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
English Cocker Spaniels need quite a lot of exercise.
Lagotto Romagnolos need quite a lot of exercise.
Labradoodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
English Cocker Spaniels don't need too much sleep.
Lagotto Romagnolos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Labradoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 2 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. 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
High: The English Cocker Spaniel breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Low to Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The English Cocker Spaniel 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.
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness High
The English Cocker Spaniel has a high chance of bad smell.
Low
The Lagotto Romagnolo has a low chance of bad smell.
Low
The Labradoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The English Cocker Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Lagotto Romagnolo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Labradoodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - English Cocker Spaniel vs Lagotto Romagnolo vs Labradoodle

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 6-8 puppies 4-6 puppies 4-10 puppies

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