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Gaddi Kutta vs Doberman Pinscher vs Dalmatian – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Gaddi Kutta vs Doberman Pinscher vs Dalmatian" Compare Gaddi Kutta and Doberman Pinscher. Which is better: Gaddi Kutta or Doberman Pinscher or Dalmatian?
Name Gaddi Kutta Doberman Pinscher Dalmatian
OriginsIndia Germany Croatia
Group Guard Dogs Working Dogs Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank3001663
Reviews231
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Other Names Himalayan Sheepdog, Indian Sheepdog, Indian Gaddi Dog, Bhotia, Bhotiya, Bhote Kukkur, Gaddi, Gaddi Kutta, Gaddi Leopardhund, Himachal Pradesh, Himalayan Guard Dog, Himalayan Mastiff Guard Dog, Himalayan Chamba Gaddi, HSD Dobie, Dobermann, Dobynm, Doberman Dal, Dally, Carriage Dog, Spotted Coach Dog, Firehouse Dog, Plum Pudding Dog
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1908 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1888 as a Non-Sporting breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by 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 Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Related breeds section.
Breed Recognition Dog Registry of America Inc. 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
Price $300-$400 $800-$1000 $500-$600

General Appearance - Gaddi Kutta vs Doberman Pinscher vs Dalmatian

Size Large
Giant
Medium Large
Weight Male: 90-110 pounds (41-50 kg), Female: 80-100 pounds (36-45 kg) Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg) about 55 pounds (25 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 100 pounds (45.5 kg), Female: 90 pounds (40.5 kg) Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg) about 55 pounds (25 kg)
Height Male: 26-28 inches (66-71 cm), Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm) Male: 26-28 inches (66-71cm), Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm) Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 27 inches (68.5 cm), Female: 25 inches (63.5 cm) Male: 27 inches (68.5 cm), Female: 25 inches (63.5 cm) Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm)

Hair & Care - Gaddi Kutta vs Doberman Pinscher vs Dalmatian

Coat Dense Fine Fine
Colors Beige
Black
Light Brown
Blue
Red
Tan
Brown
White
Black
White
Liver
Brown
Black
Grooming
Advanced: The Gaddi Kutta requires a lot of grooming.
Easy to groom: The Doberman Pinscher doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Dalmatian requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Gaddi Kuttas shed above average.
Doberman Pinschers shed moderately.
Dalmatians are heavy shedders.

Characteristics - Gaddi Kutta vs Doberman Pinscher vs Dalmatian

Temperament Intelligent
Gentle
Calm
Territorial
Alert
Fearless
Loyal
Energetic
Intelligent
Obedient
Active
Friendly
Outgoing
Sensitive
Energetic
Intelligent
Playful
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Gaddi Kutta's has great intelligence.
Outstanding: Doberman Pinscher is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Smart: Dalmatian's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Gaddi Kuttas are very easy to train.
Doberman Pinschers are quite easy to train.
Dalmatians are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
The Gaddi Kutta is a playful breed.
Doberman Pinschers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Dalmatian is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Gaddi Kuttas have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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.
Affection Level
Gaddi Kuttas are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Doberman Pinschers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Dalmatians are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Gaddi Kuttas are kinda antisocial.
Doberman Pinschers need for social interaction is average.
Dalmatians need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Low to Average: The Gaddi Kutta rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Doberman Pinscher rarely barks.
Average: The Dalmatian barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Gaddi Kuttas are average watchdogs.
Doberman Pinschers are one of the best watchdogs.
Dalmatians are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Gaddi Kuttas strongly protect their territory.
Doberman Pinschers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Dalmatians are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Gaddi Kutta has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Dalmatian has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Gaddi Kuttas have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Doberman Pinschers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Dalmatians have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Gaddi Kuttas tend to escape less than other breeds.
Doberman Pinschers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Wanderlust potential of the Dalmatian is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Gaddi Kuttas have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Doberman Pinschers don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Dalmatians have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Gaddi Kuttas are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Doberman Pinschers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Dalmatians are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Gaddi Kuttas adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Doberman Pinschers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Dalmatians adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Gaddi Kuttas handle alone time quite well.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Dalmatians 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.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Gaddi Kutta vs Doberman Pinscher vs Dalmatian

Stranger Friendly
Gaddi Kuttas are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Dalmatians are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Gaddi Kuttas are average friendly dogs towards children.
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Dalmatians are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Gaddi Kuttas are cat-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly towards cats.
Dalmatians are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Gaddi Kuttas are dog-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Dalmatians are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Gaddi Kutta is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Doberman Pinscher is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Dalmatian is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Gaddi Kuttas are commonly okay with elderly people.
Doberman Pinschers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Dalmatians are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Gaddi Kuttas are usually friendly towards other pets.
Doberman Pinschers are generally with other pets.
Dalmatians are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Gaddi Kuttas are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Doberman Pinschers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Dalmatians 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.
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
Gaddi Kutta breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Doberman Pinscher breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Dalmatian breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Yes
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 - Gaddi Kutta vs Doberman Pinscher vs Dalmatian

Health Issues
The Gaddi Kutta is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Doberman Pinschers are commonly healthy dogs.
Dalmatians are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Arthritis
Bloat
Hip Dysplasia
Cardiomyopathy
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Wobbler's Syndrome
Allergies
Deafness
Hip Dysplasia
Iris Sphincter Dysplasia
Skin Allergies
Urolithiasis
Life Expectancy 8-10 years 10-12 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Gaddi Kuttas have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Doberman Pinschers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Dalmatians are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Gaddi Kuttas need quite a lot of exercise.
Doberman Pinschers need quite a lot of exercise.
Dalmatians need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Gaddi Kuttas are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Doberman Pinschers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Dalmatians don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers warm weather Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Gaddi Kutta has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Dalmatian has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Gaddi Kutta 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 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 Dalmatian is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Gaddi Kutta vs Doberman Pinscher vs Dalmatian

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 5-12 puppies 6-10 puppies 6-9 puppies

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