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Galician Cattle Dog vs Rough Collie vs Doberman Pinscher Comparison - Dog breed selector: Can de Palleiro or Collie or Dobie? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Galician Cattle Dog vs Rough Collie vs Doberman Pinscher" Compare Galician Cattle Dog and Rough Collie. Which is better: Galician Cattle Dog or Rough Collie or Doberman Pinscher?
Name Galician Cattle Dog Rough Collie Doberman Pinscher
OriginsSpain Scotland Germany
Group Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs) Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs) Working Dogs
Popularity Rank4154016
Reviews157
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Other Names Can de Palleiro, Galician Shepherd Dog, Galician Celtic Wolfdog, Galician Palleiro Collie, Scottish Collie, Long-Haired Collie, English Collie, Lassie Dog Dobie, Dobermann, Dobynm, Doberman
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Herding breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1908 as a Working breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Pinscher and Schnauzer type section.
Breed Recognition No data available 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
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Canadian Canine Registry
Price Unknown $400-$600 $800-$1000

Galician Cattle Dog vs Rough Collie vs Doberman Pinscher General Appearance Comparison

Size Large Large Medium
Weight Male: 66–84 pounds (30–38 kg), Female: 55–73 pounds (25–33 kg) Male: 60-70 pounds (27-32 kg), Female: 53-65 pounds (24-29 kg) Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 75 pounds (34 kg), Female: 64 pounds (29 kg) Male: 67.5 pounds (30.5 kg), Female: 57.5 pounds (26 kg) Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg)
Height Male: 23–26 inch (59–65 cm), Female: 22–25 inch (57–63 cm) Male: 24–26 inch (60–66 cm), Female: 22–24 inch (55–61 cm) Male: 26-28 inches (66-71cm), Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 24.5 inch (62 cm), Female: 23.5 inch (60 cm) Male: 25 inches (62.5 cm), Female: 23 inches (58.5 cm) Male: 27 inches (68.5 cm), Female: 25 inches (63.5 cm)

Galician Cattle Dog vs Rough Collie vs Doberman Pinscher Hair & Care Comparison

Coat Dense
Hard
Rough
Soft
Thick
Straight
Harsh
Furry
Fine
Colors Sand
Grizzly
Cinnamon
Brown
Black
Black & White & Tan
Blue & Merle
Blue & Merle & White
Sable
Sable & White
White
White & Merle
Merle
Blue
Red
Tan
Brown
White
Black
Grooming
Advanced: The Galician Cattle Dog requires a lot of grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Easy to groom: The Doberman Pinscher doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Galician Cattle Dogs shed above average.
Rough Collies are heavy shedders.
Doberman Pinschers shed moderately.

Galician Cattle Dog vs Rough Collie vs Doberman Pinscher Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Hard working
Intelligent
Loyal
Guarding
Strong
Independent
Friendly
Gentle
Intelligent
Loyal
Protective
Responsive
Social
Hard working
Docile
Obedient
Elegant
Herding
Alert
Fearless
Loyal
Energetic
Intelligent
Obedient
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Galician Cattle Dog's has great intelligence.
Very smart: Rough Collie is an excellent dog breed.
Outstanding: Doberman Pinscher is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Trainability
Galician Cattle Dogs are easy to train.
Rough Collies are very easy to train.
Doberman Pinschers are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
Galician Cattle Dogs, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Rough Collie is a playful breed.
Doberman Pinschers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Galician Cattle Dogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Rough Collies don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Doberman Pinschers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Galician Cattle Dogs are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Rough Collies are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Doberman Pinschers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Galician Cattle Dogs are kinda antisocial.
Rough Collies need a lot of social interaction.
Doberman Pinschers need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Average: The Galician Cattle Dog barks occasionally.
Low to Average: The Rough Collie rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Doberman Pinscher rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Galician Cattle Dogs are average watchdogs.
Rough Collies are one of the best watchdogs.
Doberman Pinschers are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Galician Cattle Dogs are average defenders.
Rough Collies are extremely protective guard dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Galician Cattle Dog has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Rough Collie has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Galician Cattle Dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Rough Collies 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.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Galician Cattle Dogs have average wanderlust potential.
Rough Collies are not the biggest explorers.
Doberman Pinschers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Galician Cattle Dogs 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.
Rough Collies have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Doberman Pinschers don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Apartment Friendly
Galician Cattle Dogs are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Rough Collies are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Doberman Pinschers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Galician Cattle Dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Rough Collies adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Doberman Pinschers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Galician Cattle Dogs handle alone time quite well.
Rough Collies tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
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.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Galician Cattle Dog vs Rough Collie vs Doberman Pinscher Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Galician Cattle Dogs are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Rough Collies are stranger friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Galician Cattle Dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Rough Collies are very kid-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Galician Cattle Dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Rough Collies are very cat-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Galician Cattle Dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
Rough Collies are dog-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Galician Cattle Dog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Rough Collie is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Doberman Pinscher is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Galician Cattle Dogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Rough Collies are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Doberman Pinschers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Galician Cattle Dogs are generally with other pets.
Rough Collies are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Doberman Pinschers are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Galician Cattle Dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Rough Collies are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Doberman Pinschers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good 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.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect 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.
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 Not really
Galician Cattle Dog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Rough Collie breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Doberman Pinscher 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.

Galician Cattle Dog vs Rough Collie vs Doberman Pinscher Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Galician Cattle Dogs are commonly healthy dogs.
The Rough Collie is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Doberman Pinschers are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems No data available Collie Eye Anomaly
Gray Collie Syndrome
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Drug Sensitivity
Hip Dysplasia
Cardiomyopathy
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Wobbler's Syndrome
Life Expectancy 11-14 years 14-16 years 10-12 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Galician Cattle Dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Rough Collies have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Doberman Pinschers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Galician Cattle Dogs have an average exercise need.
Rough Collies need quite a lot of exercise.
Doberman Pinschers need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Galician Cattle Dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Rough Collies sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Doberman Pinschers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 4 to 5 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. 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Rough Collie can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers warm weather
Stinkiness Medium
The Galician Cattle Dog has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Rough Collie has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Galician Cattle Dog is an average drooler.
The Rough Collie is a perfect example for very low 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.

Galician Cattle Dog vs Rough Collie vs Doberman Pinscher 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 1-7 puppies 4-8 puppies 6-10 puppies

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