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Name Miniature Poodle Wire Fox Terrier Toy Poodle
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Barboncino Miniatura
Barbone
Carniche Moyen
Pudle
Zwergpudel
Foxie
Wire Hair Fox Terrier
Wirehaired Terrier
Wire Fox Terrier
Barbone
Pudle
Teacup Poodle
Teddy Poodle
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$1500 $800-$1200 $1000-$1500
Availability
Which is easier to get, Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.
Very frequent: The Wire Fox Terrier is quite easy to get.
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?
Small Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Wire Fox Terrier? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle weight comparison:
15-17 pounds (7-8 kg) Male: 15-20 pounds (7-9 kg), Female: 13-18 pounds (6-8 kg) Male: 6-9 pounds (3-4 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
16 pounds (7.5 kg) Male: 17.5 pounds (8 kg), Female: 15.5 pounds (7 kg) Male: 7.5 pounds (3.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle height comparison:
11-15 inches (28-38 cm) Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm) Up to 10 inches (25.4 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
13 inches (33 cm) Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm) Up to 10 inches (25.4 cm)

Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle coat comparison:
Dense
Curly
Thick
Wiry Dense
Curly
Thick
Colors
What are the original Miniature Poodle, Wire Fox Terrier and Toy Poodle color?
Apricot
Black
Brown
Gray
Silver
White
Fawn
Blue
Cream
Red
Beige
White
White & Black
White & Tan
White & Black & Tan
White & Tan & Black
Apricot
Black
Brown
Gray
Silver
White
Fawn
Blue
Cream
Red
Beige
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Average: The Wire Fox Terrier 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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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle? Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or {name3 shedding:
Miniature Poodles shed none to minimal.
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Wire Fox Terriers shed none to minimal.
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Toy Poodles shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?
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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8-12 weeks
Very rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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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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Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle behavior/temperament comparison:
Active
Faithful
Intelligent
Alert
Instinctual
Trainable
Alert
Fearless
Keen
Intelligent
Bold
Friendly
Quick
Active
Faithful
Intelligent
Alert
Instinctual
Trainable
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle intelligence:
Outstanding: Miniature Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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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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Outstanding: Toy Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Trainability
Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle trainability comparison.
Miniature Poodles are very easy to train.
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Wire Fox Terriers are easy to train.
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Toy Poodles are very easy to train.
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Playfulness
Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle playfulness comparison:
The Miniature Poodle is a playful breed.
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The Wire Fox Terrier is a highly playful breed.
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The Toy Poodle 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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Wire Fox Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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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: Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle?
High: Miniature Poodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Wire Fox Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Toy Poodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle social needs comparison:
Miniature Poodles need a lot of social interaction.
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Wire Fox Terriers need a lot of social interaction.
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Toy Poodles are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle?
Average to High: The Miniature Poodle is a vocal breed.
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A lot: Wire Fox Terrier is a particularly loud breed.
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Average to High: The Toy Poodle is a vocal breed.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?
Miniature Poodles are good watchdogs.
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Wire Fox Terriers are average watchdogs.
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Toy Poodles are good watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Miniature Poodles are average defenders.
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Wire Fox Terriers strongly protect their territory.
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Toy Poodles are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Miniature Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Wire Fox Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Toy Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Miniature Poodle bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Wire Fox Terrier bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Toy Poodle bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle mouthiness comparison:
Miniature Poodles have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Wire Fox Terriers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Toy Poodles have a lower than 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?
Miniature Poodles tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Wire Fox Terriers have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Toy Poodles tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Miniature Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Wire Fox Terriers have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Toy Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?
Very house-friendly dog the Miniature Poodle 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 Wire Fox Terrier indoors.
Very house-friendly dog the Toy Poodle breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Miniature Poodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Wire Fox Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Toy Poodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?
Miniature Poodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Wire Fox Terriers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Toy Poodles 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.

Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle Good With Comparison

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

Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle Health Comparison

Health Issues
Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle health comparison. Which is the healthier: Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle?
The Miniature Poodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Wire Fox Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Toy Poodle 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: Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle health problems comparison:
Addison's Disease
Bloat
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Arthritis
Deafness
Epilepsy
Eye Problems
Legg-perthes Disease
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Canine Diabetes Mellitus
Ear Infections
Epilepsy
Heart Murmurs
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Skin Allergies
Slipped Stifle
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Miniature Poodle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Wire Fox Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Toy Poodle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle lifespan comparison. How long do Miniature Poodle, Wire Fox Terrier and Toy Poodle breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Miniature Poodle: 15 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Wire Fox Terrier: 13 years
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Toy Poodle: 15 years
Hypoallergenic
Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle energy level comparison:
Miniature Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Wire Fox Terriers are high-energy dogs.
Toy Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Miniature Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Wire Fox Terriers need a lot of exercises.
Toy Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?
Miniature Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Wire Fox Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Toy Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/4 to 1 cup 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? Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Miniature Poodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Low to Average: The Wire Fox Terrier has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Toy Poodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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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 least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle?

Low 🔽

The Miniature Poodle has a low chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Wire Fox Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Toy Poodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Miniature Poodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Wire Fox Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Toy Poodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle As a Working Dog Comparison

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

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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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Miniature Poodle or Wire Fox Terrier or Toy Poodle? Which is better for autism?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed 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: Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle?

Not really

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

Wire Fox Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Toy Poodle 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.

Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle 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 Miniature Poodle and Wire Fox Terrier and Toy Poodle have?
2-8 puppies, average 5 4-6 puppies 2-4 puppies

Miniature Poodle vs Wire Fox Terrier vs Toy Poodle Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Terrier breed. 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?
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
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
Club Espanol De Terriers
Dog Registry of America Inc.

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