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Name Goldendoodle Yorkshire Terrier Cockapoo
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Curly Retriever
Goldenpoo
Curly Golden
Yorkie Cockerdoodle
Spoodle
Cockerpoo
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo breed type comparison:
Cross Breed Purebred Cross Breed

Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Which is more expensive?
$600-$800 $600-$1000 $900-$1100
Availability
Which is easier to get, Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.
Very frequent: The Yorkshire Terrier is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Cockapoo is easier than average to get.

Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Which is the smallest dog, Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Large Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkshire Terrier? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo weight comparison:
Miniature: 15-30 pounds (7-14 kg)Standard: 45-100 pounds (20-45 kg), Medium: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg) 2-3 kg (4-7 pounds) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Miniature: 22.5 pounds (10.5 kg)Standard: 72.5 pounds (32.5 kg), Medium: 37.5 pounds (17 kg) 2.5 kg (5.5 pounds) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo height comparison:
13-24 inches (33-61 cm) 20-23 cm (8-9 inches) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
18.5 inches (47 cm) 21.5 cm (8.5 inches) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo coat comparison:
Curly
Wavy
Straight
Smooth
Fine Curly
Wavy
Colors
What are the original Goldendoodle, Yorkshire Terrier and Cockapoo color?
Black
Gray
White
Brown
Red
Yellow
Gold
Blue
Tan
Black
Black
Brown
Silver
Tan
Red
White
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or {name3 shedding:
Goldendoodle dogs shed moderately.
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Yorkshire Terrier dogs shed none to minimal.
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Cockapoo dogs are low shedders.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
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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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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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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Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo behavior/temperament comparison:
Energetic
Intelligent
Friendly
Trainable
Alert
Energetic
Intelligent
Playful
Courageous
Independent
Loyal
Affectionate
Cheerful
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Social
Alert
Friendly
Loving
Going
Responsive
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo intelligence:
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Smart: The Yorkshire Terrier dogs have great intelligence.
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Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Trainability
Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo trainability comparison.
Goldendoodle dogs are very easy to train.
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Yorkshire Terrier dogs are quite easy to train.
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Cockapoo dogs are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo playfulness comparison:
The Goldendoodle is a playful breed.
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Average: Yorkshire Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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The Cockapoo is a playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Sensitive: Yorkshire Terrier dogs don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo?
High: Goldendoodle dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Yorkshire Terrier dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Cockapoo dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo social needs comparison:
Goldendoodle dogs need for social interaction is average.
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Yorkshire Terrier dogs need a lot of social interaction.
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Cockapoo dogs are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo?
Average: The Goldendoodle barks occasionally.
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A lot: Yorkshire Terrier is a particularly loud breed.
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Average: The Cockapoo barks occasionally.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Goldendoodle dogs are average watchdogs.
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Yorkshire Terrier dogs are good watchdogs.
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Cockapoo dogs are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Goldendoodle dogs are not the best to protect their territory.
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Yorkshire Terrier dogs strongly protect their territory.
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Cockapoo dogs are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Goldendoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Yorkshire Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Cockapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Goldendoodle bite force: Ordinary.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Yorkshire Terrier bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Cockapoo bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo mouthiness comparison:
Goldendoodle dogs have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Yorkshire Terrier dogs have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Cockapoo dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Goldendoodle dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Yorkshire Terrier dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Cockapoo dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Goldendoodle dogs have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Yorkshire Terrier dogs have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Their prey drive is low.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Very house-friendly dog the Goldendoodle breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Yorkshire Terrier breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Cockapoo breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Goldendoodle dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cockapoo dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Yorkshire Terriers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Cockapoos 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.

Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Which dog is more friendly?
Goldendoodle dogs are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Cockapoo dogs are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Goldendoodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Yorkshire Terriers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Cockapoos are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Goldendoodle dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs are not kid-friendly dogs.
Cockapoo dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Goldendoodle dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Cockapoo dogs are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Goldendoodle dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Cockapoo dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo?
Yes
Goldendoodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Yorkshire Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Cockapoos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Goldendoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Yorkshire Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cockapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Goldendoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Yorkshire Terriers are not recommended for elderly people.
Cockapoos are usually recommended for elderly people.

Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo Health Comparison

Health Issues
Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo health comparison. Which is the healthier: Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo?
Goldendoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are commonly healthy dogs.
The Cockapoo 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: Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo health problems comparison:
Addison's Disease
Allergies
Bloat
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Collapsed Trachea
Hypoglycemia
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Reverse Sneezing
Luxating Patella
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Goldendoodle should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Rare
The Yorkshire Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Cockapoo should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo lifespan comparison. How long do Goldendoodle, Yorkshire Terrier and Cockapoo breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Goldendoodle: 12 years
12-16 years
The average lifespan of Yorkshire Terrier: 14 years
14-18 years
The average lifespan of Cockapoo: 16 years
Hypoallergenic
Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo energy level comparison:
Goldendoodle dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs are high-energy dogs.
Cockapoo dogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Goldendoodle dogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs exercise need is very minimal.
Cockapoo dogs have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
Goldendoodle dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs don't need too much sleep.
Cockapoo dogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo?
1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. Recommended daily amount: 1/2 to 3/4 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo weight gain potential comparison:
Average: The Goldendoodle has an average risk for obesity.
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Low to Average: The Yorkshire Terrier has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Cockapoo's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo?
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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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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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo?

Low 🔽

The Goldendoodle has a low chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Yorkshire Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Cockapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Goldendoodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Yorkshire Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Cockapoo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo As a Working Dog Comparison

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Goldendoodle or Yorkshire Terrier or Cockapoo? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?

Not really

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

Not really

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

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

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

Not really

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

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo?

Not really

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

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

Cockapoo 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.

Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo 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 Goldendoodle and Yorkshire Terrier and Cockapoo have?
4-8 puppies 4-6 puppies 4-6 puppies

Goldendoodle vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Cockapoo Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Toy breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Toy Terriers section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer Canine Registry
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Australian National Kennel Council
Canadian Kennel Club
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
United Kennel Club
American Canine Association, Inc.
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry

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