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Kromfohrlander vs Pug vs Poodle – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Kromfohrlander vs Pug vs Poodle" Compare Kromfohrlander and Pug. Which is better: Kromfohrlander or Pug or Poodle?
Name Kromfohrlander Pug Poodle
OriginsGermany China Germany France
Group Companion Dogs Companion Dogs Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank376317
Reviews267
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Other Names Kromi Mops, Carlin, Chinese Pug, Dutch Bulldog, Dutch Mastiff, Mini Mastiff French Poodle, Caniche, Barbone, Chien Canne, Grosse Pudel
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Toy breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1887 as a Non-Sporting & Toy breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Kromfohrländer section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Small Molossian type Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Poodle section.
Breed Recognition Kromfohrlander Club Of America 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
Price $500-$600 $300-$500 $1000-$1500

General Appearance - Kromfohrlander vs Pug vs Poodle

Size Medium Small Medium
Weight 22-31 pounds (10-14 kg) Male: 13-20 pounds (6-9 kg), Female: 13-18 pounds (6-8 kg) Male: 45-70 pounds (20-32 kg), Female: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg)
Avg. Weight 26.5 pounds (12 kg) Male: 16.5 pounds (7.5 kg), Female: 15.5 pounds (7 kg) Male: 57.5 pounds (26 kg), Female: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg)
Height 15-18 inch (38-46 cm) Male: 12-14 inches (30-36 cm), Female: 10-12 inches (25-30 cm) 15 inches (38 cm) or more
Avg. Height 16.5 inch (42 cm) Male: 13 inches (33 cm), Female: 11 inches (27.5 cm) 15 inches (38 cm) or more

Hair & Care - Kromfohrlander vs Pug vs Poodle

Coat Wiry
Smooth
Fine Curly
Colors White
Light Brown
Dark Brown
Tan & White
Fawn
Black
Apricot
Brown
Gray
Silver
White
Fawn
Blue
Cream
Red
Beige
Black
Grooming
Advanced: The Kromfohrlander requires a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Pug requires minimal grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Kromfohrlanders shed above average.
Pugs shed above average.
Poodles shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Kromfohrlander vs Pug vs Poodle

Temperament Adaptable
Docile
Spirited
Companionable
Good-natured
Trainable
Affectionate
Courageous
Intelligent
Going
Loyal
Cheerful
Gentle
Friendly
Playful
Active
Faithful
Intelligent
Alert
Instinctual
Trainable
Intelligent Rank
Average: Kromfohrlander's has average obedience intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Outstanding: Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Trainability
Kromfohrlanders are easy to train.
Pugs aren't famous for their trainability.
Poodles are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Kromfohrlander is a highly playful breed.
Pugs, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Poodle is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Kromfohrlanders don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Pugs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Kromfohrlanders are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Pugs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Poodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Kromfohrlanders need a lot of social interaction.
Pugs need a lot of social interaction.
Poodles need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The Kromfohrlander barks occasionally.
Average: The Pug barks occasionally.
Average to high: The Poodle is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Kromfohrlanders are average watchdogs.
Pugs are average watchdogs.
Poodles are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Kromfohrlanders are average defenders.
Pugs strongly protect their territory.
Poodles strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Kromfohrlander has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Pug has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Kromfohrlanders have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Pugs have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Poodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Kromfohrlanders have average wanderlust potential.
Pugs tend to escape less than other breeds.
Poodles have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Kromfohrlanders 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.
Pugs 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.
Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Kromfohrlanders are apartment-friendly dogs.
Pugs are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Poodles are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Kromfohrlanders adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Pugs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Poodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Kromfohrlanders tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Pugs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Poodles 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 - Kromfohrlander vs Pug vs Poodle

Stranger Friendly
Kromfohrlanders are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Pugs are very stranger friendly dogs.
Poodles are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Kromfohrlanders are kid-friendly dogs.
Pugs are kid-friendly dogs.
Poodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Kromfohrlanders are average friendly towards cats.
Pugs are very cat-friendly dogs.
Poodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Kromfohrlanders are dog-friendly dogs.
Pugs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Poodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Kromfohrlander is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Pug is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Poodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Kromfohrlanders are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pugs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Poodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Kromfohrlanders are generally with other pets.
Pugs are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Poodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Kromfohrlanders are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Pugs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Poodles 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.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect 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
Kromfohrlander breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Pug breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Poodle breed usually likes 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.

Health Factors - Kromfohrlander vs Pug vs Poodle

Health Issues
The Kromfohrlander is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
The Poodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Bladder Stones
Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Allergies
Cheyletiella Dermatitis
Corneal Ulcers
Demodectic Mange
Distichiasis
Dry Eye
Entropion
Epilepsy
Hemi-vertebrae
Hip Dysplasia
Legg-perthes Disease
Nerve Degeneration
Patellar Luxation
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Proptosis
Pug Dog Encephalitis
Staphylococcus Infection
Vaccination Sensitivity
Yeast Infection
Addison's Disease
Allergies
Bloat
Canine Atrial Septal Defect (asd)
Cataracts
Cushing's Syndrome
Ear Infections
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Legg-perthes Disease
Neonatal Encephalopathy (news)
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia
Patellar Luxation
Premature Graying
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Runny Eyes
Sebaceous Adenitis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Life Expectancy 13-15 years 12-15 years 12-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No Yes
Energy Level
Kromfohrlanders have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Pugs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Kromfohrlanders have an average exercise need.
Pugs exercise need is minimal.
Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Kromfohrlanders sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Pugs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day. 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Low to Average.
High: The Pug breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
The Kromfohrlander has a low chance of bad smell.
High
The Pug has a high chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Poodle has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Kromfohrlander is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Pug is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Poodle is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Kromfohrlander vs Pug vs Poodle

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 5-7 puppies 2-4 puppies 2-4 puppies

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