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Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Comparison - Dog breed selector: Kooiker Dog or Entlebucher Sennenhund or Toller? Find the right dog for you

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Name Kooikerhondje Entlebucher Mountain Dog Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
OriginsNetherlands Switzerland Canada
Group Gun Dog Guard Dogs Gun Dog
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Kooiker Dog, Nederlandse Kooikerhondje, Small Dutch Waterfowl Dog Entlebucher Sennenhund, Entelbucher Cattle Dog, Entlebucher Toller, Scotty, Novie, Little River Duck Dog
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2018 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2011 as a Herding breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2003 as a Sporting breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Swiss Mountain- and Cattledogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
American Canine Registry
America's Pet Registry
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
United Kennel Club
American Rare Breed Association
Foundation Stock Service
No data available No data available
Price
Which is cheaper, Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Which is more expensive?
No data available No data available $1800-$2000
Availability
Rare
Frequent
Very frequent

Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever size comparison:
Medium Medium Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Entlebucher Mountain Dog? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever weight comparison:
20-40 pounds (9-18 kg) 55-66 pounds (25-30 kg) 37-51 pounds (17-23 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
30 pounds (13.5 kg) 60.5 pounds (27.5 kg) 44 pounds (20 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever height comparison:
14-16 inches (36-41 cm) 19-20 inches (48-51 cm) 17-21 inches (43-53 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
15 inches (38.5 cm) 19.5 inches (49.5 cm) 19 inches (48 cm)

Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever coat comparison:
Waterproof
Wavy
Thick
Straight
Shiny Waterproof
Colors
What are the original Kooikerhondje, Entlebucher Mountain Dog and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever color?
White
Red
Orange
White
Yellow
Tan
Black
Red
Gold
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Kooikerhondje doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Entlebucher Mountain Dog requires minimal grooming.
Easy to groom: The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or {name3 shedding:
Kooikerhondjes shed moderately.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs shed moderately.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers shed moderately.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.

Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever behavior/temperament comparison:
Alert
Intelligent
Loving
Territorial
Cheerful
Lively
Going
Agile
Independent
Selfish
Confidence
Devoted
Loyal
Affectionate
Courageous
Gentle
Responsive
Alert
Energetic
Playful
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever intelligence:
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Kooikerhondje.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Trainability
Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever trainability comparison.
Kooikerhondjes are quite easy to train.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are easy to train.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are easy to train.
Playfulness
Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever playfulness comparison:
The Kooikerhondje is a highly playful breed.
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a playful breed.
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Kooikerhondjes are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are highly affectionate dogs.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever social needs comparison:
Kooikerhondjes need for social interaction is average.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are a social breed.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are a social breed.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Average: The Kooikerhondje barks occasionally.
Average: The Entlebucher Mountain Dog barks occasionally.
Average: The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Kooikerhondjes are good watchdogs.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are average watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Kooikerhondjes strongly protect their territory.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are extremely protective guard dogs.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are average defenders.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Low
The Kooikerhondje has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever mouthiness comparison:
Kooikerhondjes have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Kooikerhondjes have average wanderlust potential.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs have average wanderlust potential.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Kooikerhondjes 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.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Nem a legjobb választás Kooikerhondje, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Kooikerhondje tartása lakásban.
Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Entlebucher Mountain Dog kutyafajtát.
Nem a legjobb választás Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Kooikerhondjes adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs 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.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers 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.
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.

Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Which dog is more friendly?
Kooikerhondjes are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Kooikerhondjes are kid-friendly dogs.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Kooikerhondjes are average friendly towards cats.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Kooikerhondjes are average friendly towards other dogs.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
No
Kooikerhondjes are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Which one could be 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Which is better for autism?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/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.
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.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Kooikerhondje is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Entlebucher Mountain Dog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?
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.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Kooikerhondjes are usually recommended for elderly people.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Not really
Kooikerhondje breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Entlebucher Mountain Dog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breed usually likes being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Kooikerhondjes are generally with other pets.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are generally with other pets.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are generally with other pets.
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.
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.

Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever health comparison. Which is the healthier: Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
The Kooikerhondje is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever health problems comparison:
Cataracts
Epilepsy
Hereditary Necrotising Myelopathy
Kidney Issues
Luxating Patella
Myositis
Von Willebrand's Disease
No data available No data available
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Kooikerhondje should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever lifespan comparison. How long do Kooikerhondje, Entlebucher Mountain Dog and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-14 years 11-15 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No No No
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever energy level comparison:
Kooikerhondjes have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are high energy dogs.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are high energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Kooikerhondjes need quite a lot of exercise.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs need a lot of exercises.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Kooikerhondjes are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Entlebucher Mountain Dogs don't need too much sleep.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Kooikerhondje or Entlebucher Mountain Dog or Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 3 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? Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever weight gain potential comparison:
Average.
Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Kooikerhondje can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever?
Medium
The Kooikerhondje has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Kooikerhondje is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Kooikerhondje vs Entlebucher Mountain Dog vs Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
Litter Frequency 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
How many puppies can Kooikerhondje and Entlebucher Mountain Dog and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever have?
5-7 puppies 7-8 puppies 6-10 puppies

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