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Horgi vs Leonberger vs Yorkshire Terrier – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Horgi vs Leonberger vs Yorkshire Terrier" Compare Horgi and Leonberger. Which is better: Horgi or Leonberger or Yorkshire Terrier?
Name Horgi Leonberger Yorkshire Terrier
OriginsRussia Wales Germany England
Group Designer Dogs Working Dogs Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank5681009
Reviews023
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Other Names Cross between the Corgi and Siberian Husky
Corgsky
Siborgi
Leo, Gentle Lion, Gentle Giant, Leonbergi Yorkie
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2010 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Toy breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Toy Terriers section.
Breed Recognition Not recognized by any clubs. 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.
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand 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
Price 400-600 $1500-$2000 $600-$1000

General Appearance - Horgi vs Leonberger vs Yorkshire Terrier

Size Medium Giant Small
Weight 20-50 pounds (9-23 kg) Male: 130-170 pounds (59-77 kg), Female: 100-130 pounds (45-59 kg) 2-3 kg (4-7 pounds)
Avg. Weight 35 pounds (16 kg) Male: 150 pounds (68 kg), Female: 115 pounds (52 kg) 2.5 kg (5.5 pounds)
Height 12-15 inches (30-38 cm) Male: 29-31 inches (74-80 cm), Female: 27-29 inches (61-74 cm) 20-23 cm (8-9 inches)
Avg. Height 13.5 inches (34 cm) Male: 30 inches (77 cm), Female: 28 inches (67.5 cm) 21.5 cm (8.5 inches)

Hair & Care - Horgi vs Leonberger vs Yorkshire Terrier

Coat Double Waterproof Fine
Colors Black
Cream
Sable
Fawn
Red
Sandy
Reddish
Brown
Yellow
Mahogany
Gold
Blue
Tan
Black
Grooming
Average: The Horgi requires average grooming effort.
Average: The Leonberger requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Horgis shed above average.
Leonbergers are heavy shedders.
Yorkshire Terriers shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Horgi vs Leonberger vs Yorkshire Terrier

Temperament Playful
Energetic
Active
Companionable
Adaptable
Fearless
Loyal
Companionable
Loving
Obedient
Alert
Energetic
Intelligent
Playful
Courageous
Independent
Loyal
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Horgi's has great intelligence.
Average: Leonberger's has average obedience intelligence.
Smart: Yorkshire Terrier's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Horgis are easy to train.
Leonbergers are quite easy to train.
Yorkshire Terriers are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
The Horgi is a playful breed.
The Leonberger is a playful breed.
Yorkshire Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Horgis are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Leonbergers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Yorkshire Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Horgis are a social breed.
Leonbergers need a lot of social interaction.
Yorkshire Terriers need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The Horgi barks occasionally.
Low: The Leonberger barks none to minimal.
High: The Yorkshire Terrier is a very vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Horgis are one of the best watchdogs.
Leonbergers are one of the best watchdogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Horgis are average defenders.
Leonbergers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Horgi has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Leonberger has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Yorkshire Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Horgis have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Leonbergers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Yorkshire Terriers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Horgis have average wanderlust potential.
Leonbergers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Horgis have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Leonbergers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Horgis are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Leonbergers are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Horgis don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Leonbergers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Yorkshire Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Horgis 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.
Leonbergers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Yorkshire Terriers 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.
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.

Good With - Horgi vs Leonberger vs Yorkshire Terrier

Stranger Friendly
Horgis are very stranger friendly dogs.
Leonbergers are average friendly towards strangers.
Yorkshire Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Horgis are very kid-friendly dogs.
Leonbergers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are not kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Horgis are average friendly towards cats.
Leonbergers are average friendly towards cats.
Yorkshire Terriers are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Horgis are dog-friendly dogs.
Leonbergers are dog-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Horgi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Leonberger is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Yorkshire Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Horgis are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Leonbergers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Yorkshire Terriers are not recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Horgis are generally with other pets.
Leonbergers are generally with other pets.
Yorkshire Terriers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Horgis are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Leonbergers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Yorkshire Terriers 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used 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
Horgi breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Leonberger breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Yorkshire Terrier 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.
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.

Health Factors - Horgi vs Leonberger vs Yorkshire Terrier

Health Issues
The Horgi is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Leonbergers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Back Issues
Hip Dysplasia
Degenerative Myelopathy
Addison's Disease
Bloat
Cancer
Ectropion
Elbow Dysplasia
Entropion
Eosinophilic Panosteitis
Hip Dysplasia
Inherited Polyneuropathy
Collapsed Trachea
Hypoglycemia
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Reverse Sneezing
Life Expectancy 12-15 years 8-10 years 12-16 years
Hypoallergenic Yes
No
No Yes
Energy Level
Horgis have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Leonbergers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Horgis need quite a lot of exercise.
Leonbergers need quite a lot of exercise.
Yorkshire Terriers exercise need is very minimal.
Sleeping Need
Horgis are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Leonbergers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Yorkshire Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 8 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals Recommended daily amount: 1/2 to 3/4 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average to High.
Low to Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Horgi can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers cold weather
The Leonberger can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Low
The Horgi has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Leonberger has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Yorkshire Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Horgi is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Leonberger is an average drooler.
The Yorkshire Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Horgi vs Leonberger vs Yorkshire Terrier

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 3-6 puppies 6-8 puppies 4-6 puppies

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