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Kyi-Leo vs Havanese vs Cockapoo – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

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Name Kyi-Leo Havanese Cockapoo
OriginsUnited States Cuba United States
Group Guard Dogs Companion Dogs Designer Dogs
Popularity Rank42623196
Reviews011
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Other Names KYE-LEO Bichon Havanese, Bichon Habanero, Havanese Cuban Bichon, Bichon Havanais, Bichon Havanês, Havaneser, Havanezer Cockerpoo, Spoodle (AU), Cockerdoodle
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1996 as a Toy breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Bichons and related breeds section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition No set 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 United Kennel Club Havanese Club of America American Canine Hybrid Club Designer Breed Registry Designer Dogs Kennel Club International Designer Canine Registry
Price $600-$800 $900-$1200 900-1100

General Appearance - Kyi-Leo vs Havanese vs Cockapoo

Size Small Small Small
Weight 9-14 pounds (4-6 kg) 7-13 pounds (3-6 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg)
Avg. Weight 11.5 pounds (5 kg) 10 pounds (4.5 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg)
Height 8-12 inches (20-30 cm) 8-11 inches (21-29 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Avg. Height 10 inches (25 cm) 10 inches (25 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Kyi-Leo vs Havanese vs Cockapoo

Coat Silky Soft Wavy Woolly Flat Long Curly Wavy
Colors White Silver Yellow Black Black Reddish-Brown Fawn White Havana Brown Tobacco Black Brown Silver Tan Red White
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Kyi-Leo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Average: The Havanese requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Kyi-Leos shed none to minimal.
Havaneses shed none to minimal.
Cockapoos are low shedders.

Characteristics - Kyi-Leo vs Havanese vs Cockapoo

Temperament Active Forgiving Playful Calm Obedient Quiet Affectionate Gentle Playful Companionable Intelligent Responsive Sturdy Lively Amiable Charming Affectionate Cheerful Intelligent Loyal Playful Social Alert Friendly Loving Going Responsive
Intelligent Rank
Average: Kyi-Leo's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Havanese's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Cockapoo's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Kyi-Leos are very easy to train.
Havaneses are very easy to train.
Cockapoos are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Kyi-Leo is a playful breed.
The Havanese is a highly playful breed.
The Cockapoo is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Kyi-Leos don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Kyi-Leos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Havaneses are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Cockapoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Kyi-Leos need a lot of social interaction.
Havaneses need a lot of social interaction.
Cockapoos are a social breed.
Barking
Low to Average: The Kyi-Leo rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Havanese rarely barks.
Average: The Cockapoo barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Kyi-Leos are average watchdogs.
Havaneses are good watchdogs.
Cockapoos are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Kyi-Leos are average defenders.
Havaneses strongly protect their territory.
Cockapoos are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Kyi-Leo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cockapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Kyi-Leos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Havaneses have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cockapoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the Kyi-Leo is strong enough to escape from home.
Havaneses tend to escape less than other breeds.
Cockapoos have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Kyi-Leos have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Havaneses have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Cockapoos don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Apartment Friendly
Kyi-Leos are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Havaneses are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Kyi-Leos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Havaneses adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cockapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Kyi-Leos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Havaneses 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.
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 - Kyi-Leo vs Havanese vs Cockapoo

Stranger Friendly
Kyi-Leos are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Havaneses are stranger friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Kyi-Leos are kid-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Kyi-Leos are cat-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very cat-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Kyi-Leos are dog-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very dog-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Kyi-Leo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Havanese is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cockapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Kyi-Leos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Havaneses are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cockapoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Kyi-Leos are usually friendly towards other pets.
Havaneses are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Cockapoos are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Good For First Time Owners No
Kyi-Leos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Havaneses are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Cockapoos 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a 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
Kyi-Leo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Havanese breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Cockapoo 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.
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 - Kyi-Leo vs Havanese vs Cockapoo

Health Issues
Kyi-Leos tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Havanese is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Cockapoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems No set Cataracts Chondrodysplasia Deafness Elbow Dysplasia Heart Murmurs Hip Dysplasia Legg-perthes Disease Mitral Valve Disease Patellar Luxation Portosystemic Liver Shunt Luxating Patella Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Life Expectancy 12-15 years 14-16 years 14-18 years
Hypoallergenic Yes Yes No
Energy Level
Kyi-Leos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Havaneses have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Cockapoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
Kyi-Leos have an average exercise need.
Havaneses exercise need is very minimal.
Cockapoos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Kyi-Leos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Havaneses sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Cockapoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Low.
Average to High.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Kyi-Leo has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cockapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Kyi-Leo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Havanese is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cockapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Kyi-Leo vs Havanese vs Cockapoo

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 2-8 puppies 1-9 puppies, average 4 4-6 puppies

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