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Golden Retriever vs Dachshund vs Greyhound Comparison - Dog breed selector: Yellow Retriever or Teckel or English Greyhound? Find the right dog for you

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Name Golden Retriever Dachshund Greyhound
OriginsScotland Germany United Kingdom
Group Gun Dog Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank313156
Reviews751
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Other Names Yellow Retriever, Golden Flat Coat Teckel, Tekkel, Tekkel Doxie, Weenie Dog, Sausage Dog, Bassotto, Worshond English Greyhound
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1925 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section. Recognized by FCI in the Dachshunds group, in the section. Recognized by FCI in the Sighthounds group, in the Short-haired Sighthounds section.
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
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
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 Golden Retriever or Dachshund or Greyhound? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$2000 $500-$700 $500-$800

Golden Retriever vs Dachshund vs Greyhound General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger Golden Retriever or Dachshund or Greyhound?
Large Small Giant
Weight
Which is heavier Golden Retriever or Dachshund or Dachshund?
Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg) Toy: 8-11 pounds (3.5-5.0 kg)Standard: 16-32 pounds (7-15 kg), Miniature: 12 pounds (5.5 kg) Male: 65-80 pounds (29-36 kg), Female: 60-70 pounds (27-31 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg) Toy: 9.5 pounds (3.5-5.0 kg)Standard: 24 pounds (11 kg), Miniature: 12 pounds (5.5 kg) Male: 72.5 pounds (32.5 kg), Female: 65 pounds (29 kg)
Height
Which is taller Golden Retriever or Dachshund or Greyhound?
Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm) Toy: 12 inches (30 cm)Standard: 8-11 inches (20-27 cm), Miniature: 5-7 inches (13-18 cm) Male: 28-30 inches (71-76 cm), Female: 27-28 inches (68-71 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) Toy: 12 inches (30 cm)Standard: 9.5 inches (23.5 cm), Miniature: 6 inches (15.5 cm) Male: 29 inches (73.5 cm), Female: 27.5 inches (69.5 cm)

Golden Retriever vs Dachshund vs Greyhound Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types Silky
Wavy
Shiny
Straight
Fine Fine
Colors Golden
Light
Blue
Red
White
Tan
Brown
Silver
Black
Gray
White
Blue
Red
Black
Grooming
Average: The Golden Retriever requires average grooming effort.
Easy to groom: The Dachshund doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Greyhound requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Golden Retrievers shed moderately.
Dachshunds shed none to minimal.
Greyhounds shed moderately.

Golden Retriever vs Dachshund vs Greyhound Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Confident
Intelligent
Reliable
Friendly
Kind
Trustworthy
Clever
Devoted
Playful
Courageous
Lively
Stubborn
Intelligent
Affectionate
Outright
Tempered
Gentle
Athletic
Quiet
Intelligent Rank
Outstanding: Golden Retriever is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Dachshund.
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Greyhound.
Trainability
Golden Retrievers are easy to train.
Dachshunds are easy to train.
Greyhounds are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Golden Retriever is a highly playful breed.
Dachshunds, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Greyhounds, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Golden Retrievers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Greyhounds don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Golden Retrievers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Dachshunds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Greyhounds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Golden Retrievers need a lot of social interaction.
Dachshunds are a social breed.
Greyhounds need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Low to Average: The Golden Retriever rarely barks.
Nagyon sokat: Dachshund kimondottan hangos fajta.
Low: The Greyhound barks none to minimal.
Watchdog Ability
Golden Retrievers are average watchdogs.
Dachshunds are average watchdogs.
Greyhounds are average watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Golden Retrievers are average defenders.
Dachshunds are average defenders.
Greyhounds can't provide protection for their territory.
Biting Potential Moderate
The Golden Retriever has an average chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Dachshund has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Greyhound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Golden Retrievers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Dachshunds have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Greyhounds have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Golden Retrievers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Dachshunds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Greyhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
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.
Dachshunds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Greyhounds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Golden Retriever kutyafajtát.
Lakásbarát kutya Dachshund fajta.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Greyhound fajta.
Adaptability
Golden Retrievers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Dachshunds adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Greyhounds adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Golden Retriever or Dachshund or Greyhound?
Golden Retrievers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Dachshunds 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 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.

Golden Retriever vs Dachshund vs Greyhound Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Golden Retrievers are very stranger friendly dogs.
Dachshunds are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Greyhounds are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Golden Retrievers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Dachshunds are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Greyhounds are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Golden Retrievers are cat-friendly dogs.
Dachshunds are average friendly towards cats.
Greyhounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Golden Retrievers are very dog-friendly dogs.
Dachshunds are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Greyhounds are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
Yes
Golden Retriever is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Dachshund is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Greyhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Golden Retrievers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Dachshunds are not the best breed for elderly people.
Greyhounds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Golden Retrievers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Dachshunds are generally with other pets.
Greyhounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Golden Retriever vs Dachshund vs Greyhound?
Yes
Golden Retrievers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Dachshunds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Greyhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Yes
This breed makes good 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 Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog 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.
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) 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.
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
Golden Retriever breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Dachshund breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Greyhound 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.

Golden Retriever vs Dachshund vs Greyhound Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Golden Retrievers are commonly healthy dogs.
The Dachshund is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Greyhound is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Allergies
Bloat
Cataracts
Elbow Dysplasia
Epilepsy
Hemangiosarcoma
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Osteosarcoma
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Acanthosis Nigricans
Baldness
Bloat
Cancer
Canine Diabetes Mellitus
Cushing's Syndrome
Deafness
Demodectic Mange
Elbow Dysplasia
Epilepsy
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Legg-perthes Disease
Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
Mitral Valve Disease
Narcolepsy
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Allergies
Alopecia
Bloat
Cancer
Cataracts
Cold Intolerance
Heart Murmurs
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Osteoarthritis
Osteosarcoma
Pannus
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Sensitivity To Anesthesia
Vitreous Degeneration
Life Expectancy 10-12 years 12-15 years 10-13 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Golden Retrievers are high energy dogs.
Dachshunds have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Greyhounds have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Golden Retrievers need a lot of exercises.
Dachshunds have an average exercise need.
Greyhounds exercise need is minimal.
Sleeping Need
Golden Retrievers don't need too much sleep.
Dachshunds sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Greyhounds like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Avg. daily food consumption 3 to 4 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. Males: 2.5 to 4 cups; Females: 1.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
High: The Golden Retriever breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
High: The Dachshund breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Average.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers warm weather Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Medium
The Golden Retriever has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Dachshund has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Greyhound has an average chance of bad smell.
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.
The Dachshund is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Greyhound is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Golden Retriever vs Dachshund vs Greyhound 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 5-10 puppies 4-8 puppies 1-12 puppies

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