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Name Golden Retriever Stabyhoun Border Collie
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Golden Flat Coat
Yellow Retriever
Friese Stabij
Stabij
Stabijhoun
Staby
Beike
Sheepdog
Scotch Sheep Dog
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$2000 $600-$800 $600-$800
Availability
Which is easier to get, Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
Very frequent: The Golden Retriever is quite easy to get.
Average: The Stabyhoun is a commonly available dog breed.
Very frequent: The Border Collie is quite easy to get.

Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
Large Medium Large
Weight
Which is heavier, Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Stabyhoun? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie weight comparison:
Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg) 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg) Male: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg), Female: 27-42 pounds (12-19 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg) 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Female: 34.5 pounds (15.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie height comparison:
Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm) 19-21 inches (49-53 cm) Male: 19-22 inches (48-56 cm), Female: 18-21 inches (46-53 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) 20 inches (51 cm) Male: 20.5 inches (52 cm), Female: 19.5 inches (49.5 cm)

Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie coat comparison:
Silky
Wavy
Shiny
Straight
Silky
Soft
Dense
Feathered
Straight
Short
Moderately Long
Colors
What are the original Golden Retriever, Stabyhoun and Border Collie color?
Golden
Light
Orange
Brown
White
Black
Black & White
Tricolor
Tan
Blue merle
Blue merle-tricolor
Slate merle
Red merle
Black
Brindle
Gold
Lilac
Red
Sable
Sable Merle
Saddleback Sable
White & Blue
White & Blue Merle
White & Red
White & Red Merle
White Ticked
Seal
Slate
White & Gold
White & Sable
White & Seal
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie grooming comparison:
Average: The Golden Retriever requires average grooming effort.
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Effortless: The Stabyhoun requires minimal grooming.
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Average: The Border Collie requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or {name3 shedding:
Golden Retrievers shed moderately.
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Stabyhouns shed above average.
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Border Collies shed moderately.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
2-3 weeks
Frequent. This breed has high-maintenance hair and may require a bath every 2-3 weeks.
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3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie behavior/temperament comparison:
Confident
Intelligent
Reliable
Friendly
Kind
Trustworthy
Affectionate
Intelligent
Obedient
Friendly
Loyal
Intelligent
Alert
Tenacious
Protective
Energetic
Responsive
Loyal
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie intelligence:
Outstanding: Golden Retriever is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
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Outstanding: Border Collie is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Trainability
Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie trainability comparison.
Golden Retrievers are easy to train.
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Stabyhouns are easy to train.
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Border Collies are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie playfulness comparison:
The Golden Retriever is a highly playful breed.
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The Stabyhoun is a highly playful breed.
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The Border Collie is a highly playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Golden Retrievers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Sensitive: Border Collies don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie?
High: Golden Retrievers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Stabyhouns are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Border Collies are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie social needs comparison:
Golden Retrievers need a lot of social interaction.
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Stabyhouns are a social breed.
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Border Collies need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie?
Low to Average: The Golden Retriever rarely barks.
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Low to Average: The Stabyhoun rarely barks.
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Low to Average: The Border Collie rarely barks.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
Golden Retrievers are average watchdogs.
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Stabyhouns are average watchdogs.
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Border Collies are one of the best watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Golden Retrievers are average defenders.
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Stabyhouns are average defenders.
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Border Collies are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Moderate

The Golden Retriever has an average chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Stabyhoun has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Border Collie has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Golden Retriever bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Stabyhoun bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Border Collie bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie mouthiness comparison:
Golden Retrievers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Stabyhouns have a low tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Border Collies have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Golden Retrievers tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Stabyhouns have average wanderlust potential.
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Border Collies have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
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.
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Stabyhouns have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
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Border Collies 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.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
It is not recommended to keep the Golden Retriever breed in the home.
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Stabyhoun indoors.
It is not recommended to keep the Border Collie breed in the home.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Golden Retrievers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Average: Stabyhouns adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Border Collies adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
Golden Retrievers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Stabyhouns 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.
Border Collies tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Which dog is more friendly?
Golden Retrievers are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Stabyhouns are stranger-friendly dogs.
Border Collies are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Golden Retrievers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Stabyhouns are generally with other pets.
Border Collies are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
Golden Retrievers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Stabyhouns are kid-friendly dogs.
Border Collies are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
Golden Retrievers are cat-friendly dogs.
Stabyhouns are average friendly towards cats.
Border Collies are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
Golden Retrievers are very dog-friendly dogs.
Stabyhouns are average friendly towards other dogs.
Border Collies are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie?
Yes
Golden Retrievers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Stabyhouns are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Border Collies are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
Yes
Golden Retriever is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Stabyhoun is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Border Collie 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.
Stabyhouns are usually recommended for elderly people.
Border Collies are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie Health Comparison

Health Issues
Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie health comparison. Which is the healthier: Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie?
Golden Retrievers are commonly healthy dogs.
The Stabyhoun is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Border Collie is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie health problems comparison:
Allergies
Bloat
Cataracts
Elbow Dysplasia
Epilepsy
Hemangiosarcoma
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Osteosarcoma
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Elbow Dysplasia
Epilepsy
Heart Disease
Hip Dysplasia
Radius Curvus
Work-related Injuries
Allergies
Collie Eye Anomaly
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Golden Retriever should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Stabyhoun should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Border Collie should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie lifespan comparison. How long do Golden Retriever, Stabyhoun and Border Collie breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Golden Retriever: 11 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Stabyhoun: 13 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Border Collie: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie energy level comparison:
Golden Retrievers are high-energy dogs.
Stabyhouns have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Border Collies are high-energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Golden Retrievers need a lot of exercises.
Stabyhouns have an average exercise need.
Border Collies need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
Golden Retrievers don't need too much sleep.
Stabyhouns sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Border Collies don't need too much sleep.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie?
3 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 2.5 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie weight gain potential comparison:
High: The Golden Retriever breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
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Average: The Stabyhoun has an average risk for obesity.
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Average: The Border Collie has an average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur.
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Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Border Collie can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie?

Medium

The Golden Retriever has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Stabyhoun has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Border Collie has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
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.
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The Stabyhoun is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Border Collie is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie As a Working Dog Comparison

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Golden Retriever or Stabyhoun or Border Collie? Which is better for autism?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie?

Yes

Golden Retriever breed usually likes being on a boat.
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Not really

Stabyhoun breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Border Collie breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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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.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Fighting Dog / Military 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 Stabyhoun vs Border Collie Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more.
Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Litter Size
How many puppies can Golden Retriever and Stabyhoun and Border Collie have?
5-10 puppies 3-5 puppies 4-8 puppies

Golden Retriever vs Stabyhoun vs Border Collie Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1925 as a Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1995 as a Herding breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section. Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs 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
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
No data available American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
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
The American Int. Border Collie Registry
The American Border Collie Association

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