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Name Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Standard Schnauzer Small Munsterlander
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen
Small Vendeen Basset
Schnauzer
Wirehair Pinscher
Mittelschnauzer
Heidewachtel
Munster
Munsterlander
Small Munsterlander
Spion
Vorstehhund
Kleiner Münsterländer
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Which is more expensive?
$1200-$1600 $1200-$1500 $800-$1000
Availability
Which is easier to get, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Frequent: The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is easier than average to get.
Very frequent: The Standard Schnauzer is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Small Munsterlander is easier than average to get.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Which is the smallest dog, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Medium Medium Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Standard Schnauzer? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander weight comparison:
31-40 pounds (14-18 kg) Male: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg), Female: 30-40 pounds (14-18 kg) Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
35.5 pounds (16 kg) Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Female: 35 pounds (16 kg) Male: 52.5 pounds (24.5 kg), Female: 45 pounds (20.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander height comparison:
13-15 inches (34-38 cm) Male: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm), Female: 17-19 inches (43-48 cm) Male: 20–22 inches (50–56 cm), Female: 19–21 inches (48–54 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
14 inches (36 cm) Male: 19 inches (48.5 cm), Female: 18 inches (45.5 cm) Male: 21.5 inches (56.5 cm), Female: 20.5 inches (53.5 cm)

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander coat comparison:
Wiry
Shaggy
Wiry Thick
Dense
Colors
What are the original Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, Standard Schnauzer and Small Munsterlander color?
Black & Tan
White & Gray
White & Orange
White & Black
White Black & Tan
Pepper
Salt
Black
White & Brown
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander grooming comparison:
Average: The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen 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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Average: The Small Munsterlander requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or {name3 shedding:
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs shed moderately.
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Standard Schnauzer dogs shed none to minimal.
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Small Munsterlander dogs shed moderately.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
8-12 weeks
Very rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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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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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander behavior/temperament comparison:
Active
Friendly
Independent
Intelligent
Extroverted
Happy
Lively
Devoted
Intelligent
Playful
Good-natured
Lively
Trainable
Affectionate
Happy
Strong
Willed
Attentive
Intelligent
Trainable
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander intelligence:
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
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Very smart: Standard Schnauzer is an excellent dog breed.
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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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Trainability
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander trainability comparison.
A slightly harder to train than average.
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Standard Schnauzer dogs are easy to train.
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Small Munsterlander dogs are very easy to train.
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Playfulness
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander playfulness comparison:
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a playful breed.
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The Standard Schnauzer is a highly playful breed.
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The Small Munsterlander 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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Sensitive: Small Munsterlander dogs don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander?
High: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average to High: Standard Schnauzer dogs are highly affectionate dogs.
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High: Small Munsterlander dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander social needs comparison:
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs need for social interaction is average.
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Standard Schnauzer dogs are a social breed.
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Small Munsterlander dogs are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander?
Average to High: The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a vocal breed.
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Average: The Standard Schnauzer barks occasionally.
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Average: The Small Munsterlander barks occasionally.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs are average watchdogs.
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Standard Schnauzer dogs are good watchdogs.
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Small Munsterlander dogs are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs can't provide protection for their territory.
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Standard Schnauzer dogs are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Small Munsterlander dogs strongly protect their territory.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Standard Schnauzer has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Small Munsterlander has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Standard Schnauzer bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Small Munsterlander bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander mouthiness comparison:
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs have a strong tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Standard Schnauzer dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Small Munsterlander dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
The wanderlust potential of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is strong enough to escape from home.
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Standard Schnauzer dogs have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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The wanderlust potential of the Small Munsterlander is strong enough to escape from home.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs 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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Standard Schnauzer dogs have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Small Munsterlander dogs 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 Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Apartment-friendly dog the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen 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 Standard Schnauzer indoors.
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Small Munsterlander breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Average: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Average: Standard Schnauzer dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Small Munsterlander dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Standard Schnauzer dogs 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.
Small Munsterlander dogs 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.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Which dog is more friendly?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Standard Schnauzer dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Small Munsterlander dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs are generally with other pets.
Standard Schnauzer dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Small Munsterlander dogs are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Standard Schnauzer dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Small Munsterlander dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Standard Schnauzer dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Small Munsterlander dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Standard Schnauzer dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
Small Munsterlander dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander?
No
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Standard Schnauzer dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Small Munsterlander dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Standard Schnauzer is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Small Munsterlander is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are usually recommended for elderly people.
Standard Schnauzers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Small Munsterlanders are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander Health Comparison

Health Issues
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander health comparison. Which is the healthier: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are commonly healthy dogs.
Standard Schnauzers tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
Small Munsterlanders tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander health problems comparison:
No data available Follicular Dermatitis
Hip Dysplasia
Ear Infections
Hip Dysplasia
Skin Irritation
Vision Problems
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Frequent
The Standard Schnauzer should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Frequent
The Small Munsterlander should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Life Expectancy
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander lifespan comparison. How long do Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, Standard Schnauzer and Small Munsterlander breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen: 15 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Standard Schnauzer: 13 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Small Munsterlander: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander energy level comparison:
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Standard Schnauzer dogs are high-energy dogs.
Small Munsterlander dogs are high-energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs have an average exercise need.
Standard Schnauzer dogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Small Munsterlander dogs need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Standard Schnauzer dogs don't need too much sleep.
Small Munsterlander dogs don't need too much sleep.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander?
1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 1.5 to 2.5 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? Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Low: The Standard Schnauzer has good luck with genetics.
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Average: The Small Munsterlander has an average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Standard Schnauzer can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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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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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander?

Medium

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen has an average chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Standard Schnauzer has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Small Munsterlander has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Standard Schnauzer is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Small Munsterlander is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander 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: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Standard Schnauzer or Small Munsterlander? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a 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: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander?

Not really

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

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

Small Munsterlander 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.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander 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 Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen and Standard Schnauzer and Small Munsterlander have?
4-5 puppies 4-8 puppies 4-6 puppies

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Standard Schnauzer vs Small Munsterlander Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1990 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1904 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Pinscher and Schnauzer type section. 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
Australian National Kennel Council
Canadian Kennel Club
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
Australian National Kennel Council
Canadian Kennel Club
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
United Kennel Club
American Canine Association, Inc.
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Foundation Stock Service
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.

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