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Peekapoo vs Westiepoo vs Maltipoo – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Peekapoo vs Westiepoo vs Maltipoo" Compare Peekapoo and Westiepoo. Which is better: Peekapoo or Westiepoo or Maltipoo?
Name Peekapoo Westiepoo Maltipoo
OriginsUnited States United States Germany France Italy
Group Designer Dogs Designer Dogs Designer Dogs
Popularity Rank618577558
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Other Names Cross between the Pekingese and Poodle. Pekingese-Poodle Mix Cross between the West Highland White Terrier and Poodle. Westiedoodles Wee-Poos Maltepoo, Maltapoo, Moodle, Malt-A-Poo, Multapoo, Multipoo, Malte-Poo, Maltapoo, Multapoo, Multi-Poo, Maltese-Poodle, Malt-oodles, MaltiPoodle, mPoo
Breed Type Cross Breed Cross Breed Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition Not recognized by any clubs. Not recognized by any clubs. Continental Kennel Club American Canine Hybrid Club Designer Breed Registry Designer Dogs Kennel Club National Maltipoo Club Maltipoo Club of America
Price 300-1300 400-600 $400-$2000

General Appearance - Peekapoo vs Westiepoo vs Maltipoo

Size Small Medium Small Medium
Weight 5-20 pounds (2,5-9 kg) 20-30 pounds (9-14 kg) 5-20 pounds (2,5-9 kg)
Avg. Weight 12.5 pounds (6 kg) 25 pounds (11.5 kg) 12.5 pounds (5,5 kg)
Height 9-11 inches (23-28 cm) 11-16 inches (28-40 cm) 10-13 inches (25-33 cm)
Avg. Height 10 inches (25.5 cm) 13.5 inches (34 cm) 11.5 inches (27 cm)

Hair & Care - Peekapoo vs Westiepoo vs Maltipoo

Coat Soft Wavy Long Medium Medium Dense Wavy Fluffy Soft Wavy Woolly
Colors Silver Gray White Sable Red Cream Apricot Chocolate Black Buff Cream White Black Tan Almost all colors Apricot Gold White Grey Cream Black
Grooming
Advanced: The Peekapoo requires a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Westiepoo requires minimal grooming.
Average: The Maltipoo requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Peekapoos are low shedders.
Westiepoos shed none to minimal.
Maltipoos shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Peekapoo vs Westiepoo vs Maltipoo

Temperament Loyal Intelligent Trainable Playful Active Affectionate Clever Playful Stubborn Active Intelligent Affectionate Funny Obedient Companionable
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Peekapoo's has great intelligence.
Smart: Westiepoo's has great intelligence.
Smart: Maltipoo's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Peekapoos are quite easy to train.
Westiepoos are easy to train.
Maltipoos are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Peekapoo is a playful breed.
The Westiepoo is a highly playful breed.
The Maltipoo is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Peekapoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Westiepoos are highly affectionate dogs.
Maltipoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Peekapoos are a social breed.
Westiepoos need a lot of social interaction.
Maltipoos are a social breed.
Barking
Average to high: The Peekapoo is a vocal breed.
Average: The Westiepoo barks occasionally.
High: The Maltipoo is a very vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Peekapoos are average watchdogs.
Westiepoos are average watchdogs.
Maltipoos are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Peekapoos are average defenders.
Westiepoos are average defenders.
Maltipoos are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Peekapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Westiepoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Maltipoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Peekapoos have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Westiepoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Maltipoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Peekapoos are not the biggest explorers.
Westiepoos have average wanderlust potential.
Wanderlust potential of the Maltipoo is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Peekapoos 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.
Westiepoos have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Maltipoos have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Peekapoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Westiepoos are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Maltipoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Peekapoos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Westiepoos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Maltipoos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Peekapoos 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.
Westiepoos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Maltipoos 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 - Peekapoo vs Westiepoo vs Maltipoo

Stranger Friendly
Peekapoos are average friendly towards strangers.
Westiepoos are stranger friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Peekapoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Westiepoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Peekapoos are average friendly towards cats.
Westiepoos are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Peekapoos are dog-friendly dogs.
Westiepoos are dog-friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Peekapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Westiepoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Maltipoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Peekapoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Westiepoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Maltipoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Peekapoos are generally with other pets.
Westiepoos usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Maltipoos are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Peekapoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Westiepoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Maltipoos 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a 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
Peekapoo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Westiepoo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Maltipoo 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 - Peekapoo vs Westiepoo vs Maltipoo

Health Issues
The Peekapoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Westiepoos are commonly healthy dogs.
Maltipoos tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Legg-perthes Disease Patellar Luxation Hip Dysplasia Epilepsy Atrophy Hip Dysplasia Tooth Loss White Dog Shaker Syndrome Epilepsy Patellar Luxation Portosystemic Liver Shunt Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Legg-perthes Disease
Life Expectancy 10-15 years 12-15 years 10-13 years
Hypoallergenic No No Yes
Energy Level
Peekapoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Westiepoos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Maltipoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
Peekapoos have an average exercise need.
Westiepoos need quite a lot of exercise.
Maltipoos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Peekapoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Westiepoos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Maltipoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 1/2 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average to High.
Low to Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Peekapoo can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Low
The Peekapoo has a low chance of bad smell.
Low
The Westiepoo has a low chance of bad smell.
Low
The Maltipoo has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Peekapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Westiepoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Maltipoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Peekapoo vs Westiepoo vs Maltipoo

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 3-6 puppies 3-6 puppies 4-6 puppies

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