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Name Labradoodle Goldendoodle Schnoodle
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
No data available Curly Retriever
Goldenpoo
Curly Golden
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Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle breed type comparison:
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Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$2000 $600-$800 $600-$800
Availability
Which is easier to get, Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
Frequent: The Labradoodle is easier than average to get.
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.
Average: The Schnoodle is a commonly available dog breed.

Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Which is the smallest dog, Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
Large Large Large
Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Goldendoodle? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle weight comparison:
50-64 pounds (22-34 kg) Miniature: 15-30 pounds (7-14 kg)Standard: 45-100 pounds (20-45 kg), Medium: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg) 20-75 pounds (9-34 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
57.5 pounds (26 kg) Miniature: 22.5 pounds (10.5 kg)Standard: 72.5 pounds (32.5 kg), Medium: 37.5 pounds (17 kg) 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle height comparison:
Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm) 13-24 inches (33-61 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 23 inches (58 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) 18.5 inches (47 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle coat comparison:
Fine
Variety of coat types
Curly
Wavy
Smooth
Straight
Wiry
Curly
Soft
Wavy
Colors
What are the original Labradoodle, Goldendoodle and Schnoodle color?
Gold
Apricot
Caramel
Chalky white
Black
Café
Cream
Silver
Chocolate
Parchment
Blue
They can also have parti-colored coats, which consist of brindles, phantom, patched, or sable colors.
Black
Gray
White
Brown
Red
Yellow
Black
Gray
Silver
Brown
White
Apricot
Sable
Black & White
Black & Tan
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle grooming comparison:
Average: The Labradoodle requires average grooming effort.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Easy to groom: The Schnoodle doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or {name3 shedding:
Labradoodles shed moderately.
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Goldendoodles shed moderately.
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Schnoodles are low shedders.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
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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Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle behavior/temperament comparison:
Affectionate
Intelligent
Alert
Energetic
Intelligent
Friendly
Trainable
Smart
Active
Loyal
Intelligent
Watchful
Playful
Protective
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle intelligence:
Smart: Labradoodle's has 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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Very smart: Schnoodle is an excellent dog breed.
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Trainability
Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle trainability comparison.
Labradoodles are easy to train.
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Goldendoodles are very easy to train.
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Schnoodles are quite easy to train.
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Playfulness
Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle playfulness comparison:
The Labradoodle is a highly playful breed.
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The Goldendoodle is a playful breed.
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The Schnoodle 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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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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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: Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle?
High: Labradoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Goldendoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average to High: Schnoodles are highly affectionate dogs.
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Social Needs
Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle social needs comparison:
Labradoodles need a lot of social interaction.
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Goldendoodles need for social interaction is average.
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Schnoodles are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle?
Average: The Labradoodle barks occasionally.
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Average: The Goldendoodle barks occasionally.
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Low to Average: The Schnoodle rarely barks.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
Labradoodles are good watchdogs.
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Goldendoodles are average watchdogs.
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Schnoodles are one of the best watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Labradoodles are average defenders.
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Goldendoodles are not the best to protect their territory.
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Schnoodles strongly protect their territory.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Labradoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

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The Goldendoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

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The Schnoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Labradoodle bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Goldendoodle bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Schnoodle bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle mouthiness comparison:
Labradoodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Goldendoodles have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Schnoodles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Labradoodles have average wanderlust potential.
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Goldendoodles have average wanderlust potential.
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Schnoodles have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Labradoodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Goldendoodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Schnoodles 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.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Labradoodle indoors.
Very house-friendly dog the Goldendoodle breed.
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Schnoodle indoors.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Labradoodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Goldendoodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Average: Schnoodles adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
Labradoodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Schnoodles 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.

Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Which dog is more friendly?
Labradoodles are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Goldendoodles are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Schnoodles are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Labradoodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Goldendoodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Schnoodles do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
Labradoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Goldendoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Schnoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
Labradoodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Goldendoodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Schnoodles are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
Labradoodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Goldendoodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Schnoodles are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle?
Yes
Labradoodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Goldendoodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Schnoodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Labradoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Goldendoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Schnoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Labradoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Goldendoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Schnoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle Health Comparison

Health Issues
Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle health comparison. Which is the healthier: Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle?
Labradoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Goldendoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
The Schnoodle 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: Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle health problems comparison:
Ear Infections
Hip Dysplasia
Elbow Dysplasia
Epilepsy
Allergies
Canine Diabetes Mellitus
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Hypothyroidism
Addison's Disease
Allergies
Bloat
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Cataracts
Legg-perthes Disease
Patellar Luxation
Epilepsy
Diabetes
Addison's Disease
Gastric Torsion
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Labradoodle should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Rare
The Goldendoodle should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Schnoodle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle lifespan comparison. How long do Labradoodle, Goldendoodle and Schnoodle breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Labradoodle: 13 years
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Goldendoodle: 12 years
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Schnoodle: 12 years
Hypoallergenic
Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle energy level comparison:
Labradoodles are high-energy dogs.
Goldendoodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Schnoodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Labradoodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Goldendoodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Schnoodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
Labradoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Goldendoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Schnoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle?
4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 2 to 4.5 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? Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Labradoodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average: The Goldendoodle has an average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Schnoodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle?
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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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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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle?

Low 🔽

The Labradoodle has a low chance of bad smell.

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The Goldendoodle has a low chance of bad smell.

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

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

Yes

This breed makes good 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: Labradoodle or Goldendoodle or Schnoodle? Which is better for autism?

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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Yes

This breed makes a perfect 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: Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle?

Yes

Labradoodle breed usually likes being on a boat.
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Not really

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

Schnoodle 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.

Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle 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 Labradoodle and Goldendoodle and Schnoodle have?
4-10 puppies 4-8 puppies 3-6 puppies

Labradoodle vs Goldendoodle vs Schnoodle Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
Australian Labradoodle Association
International Australian Labradoodle Association
Dog Registry of America Inc.
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry
Not recognized by any clubs.

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