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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Barbone
Caniche
Chien Canne
Grosse Pudel
French Poodle
Cavoodle Bouledogue Français
Frenchie
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog breed type comparison:
Purebred Cross Breed Purebred

Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$1500 $1200-$1800 $2000-$4000
Availability
Which is easier to get, Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Very frequent: The Poodle 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.
Very frequent: The French Bulldog is quite easy to get.

Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Medium Small
Medium
Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Poodle or Cavapoo or Cavapoo? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog weight comparison:
Male: 45-70 pounds (20-32 kg), Female: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg) 18-30 pounds (8-14 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 57.5 pounds (26 kg), Female: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg) There are two weight classes of French Bulldog: 19 - 22 pounds (9 - 10 kg) and 22 - 28 pounds (10 - 13 kg). Over 28 pounds is a disqualification.
Height
Which is taller, Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog height comparison:
15 inches (38 cm) or more 11-18 inches (28-45 cm) 13–16 inches (33–40 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
15 inches (38 cm) or more 14.5 inches (36.5 cm) 14.5 inches (36.5 cm)

Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog coat comparison:
Curly Curly
Wavy
Straight
Fine
Smooth
Short
Close in texture
Colors
What are the original Poodle, Cavapoo and French Bulldog color?
Apricot
Brown
Gray
Silver
White
Fawn
Blue
Cream
Red
Beige
Black
Black
White
Chestnut
Tricolor
Apricot
Cream
Sable
Red sable
Phantom
Brindle
Cream
Fawn
White
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Advanced: The Cavapoo requires a lot of grooming.
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Easy to groom: The French Bulldog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Poodle or Cavapoo or {name3 shedding:
Poodles shed none to minimal.
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Cavapoos shed moderately.
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French Bulldogs are low shedders.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
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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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog behavior/temperament comparison:
Active
Faithful
Intelligent
Alert
Instinctual
Trainable
Gentle
Loving
Intelligent
Affectionate
Alert
Bright
Keen
Patient
Playful
Athletic
Easygoing
Lively
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog intelligence:
Outstanding: Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Very smart: Cavapoo is an excellent dog breed.
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Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
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Trainability
Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog trainability comparison.
Poodles are easy to train.
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Cavapoos are very easy to train.
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French Bulldogs are quite easy to train.
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Playfulness
Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog playfulness comparison:
The Poodle is a playful breed.
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Average: Cavapoos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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French Bulldogs are not the most playful dog 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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French Bulldogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog?
High: Poodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Cavapoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: French Bulldogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog social needs comparison:
Poodles need a lot of social interaction.
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Cavapoos need a lot of social interaction.
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French Bulldogs need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog?
Average to High: The Poodle is a vocal breed.
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Average: The Cavapoo barks occasionally.
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Low: The French Bulldog barks none to minimal.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Poodles are good watchdogs.
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Cavapoos are one of the best watchdogs.
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French Bulldogs are average 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?
Poodles strongly protect their territory.
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Cavapoos are not the best to protect their territory.
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French Bulldogs are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Cavapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The French Bulldog has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Poodle bite force: Ordinary.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Cavapoo bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

French Bulldog bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog mouthiness comparison:
Poodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Cavapoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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French Bulldogs 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?
Poodles have average wanderlust potential.
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Cavapoos tend to escape less than other breeds.
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French Bulldogs 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?
Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Cavapoos 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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French Bulldogs 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 Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Very house-friendly dog the Poodle breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Cavapoo breed.
Very house-friendly dog the French Bulldog breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Poodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cavapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
French Bulldogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Poodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Cavapoos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
French Bulldogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Which dog is more friendly?
Poodles are stranger-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very stranger-friendly dogs.
French Bulldogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Poodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Cavapoos are generally with other pets.
French Bulldogs usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Poodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are average friendly dogs towards children.
French Bulldogs are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Poodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are average friendly towards cats.
French Bulldogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Poodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
French Bulldogs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog?
Yes
Poodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Cavapoos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
French Bulldogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Poodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cavapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
French Bulldog is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Poodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cavapoos are commonly okay with elderly people.
French Bulldogs are not the best breed for elderly people.

Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog Health Comparison

Health Issues
Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog health comparison. Which is the healthier: Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog?
The Poodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
The French Bulldog 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: Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog health problems comparison:
Addison's Disease
Allergies
Bloat
Canine Atrial Septal Defect (asd)
Cataracts
Cushing's Syndrome
Ear Infections
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Legg-perthes Disease
Neonatal Encephalopathy (news)
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia
Patellar Luxation
Premature Graying
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Runny Eyes
Sebaceous Adenitis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Hip Dysplasia
Patellar Luxation
Allergies
Brachycephalic Syndrome
Cleft Palate
Elongated Soft Palate
Hemi-vertebrae
Hip Dysplasia
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Patellar Luxation
Von Willebrand's Disease
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Poodle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Cavapoo should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The French Bulldog should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog lifespan comparison. How long do Poodle, Cavapoo and French Bulldog breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Poodle: 13 years
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Cavapoo: 12 years
10-12 years
The average lifespan of French Bulldog: 11 years
Hypoallergenic
Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog energy level comparison:
Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Cavapoos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
French Bulldogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Cavapoos have an average exercise need.
French Bulldogs exercise need is minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Cavapoos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
French Bulldogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog?
2 to 3 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. Recommended daily amount: 1 to 1.5 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? Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Poodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Cavapoo's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the French Bulldog's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog?
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 cold weather conditions
The Cavapoo can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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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, Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog?

Medium

The Poodle has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Cavapoo has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The French Bulldog has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Poodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Cavapoo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The French Bulldog is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog 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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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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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Poodle or Cavapoo or French Bulldog? Which is better for autism?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect 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: Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog?

Yes

Poodle breed usually likes being on a boat.
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Yes

Cavapoo breed usually likes being on a boat.
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Not really

French Bulldog 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.

Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog 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 Poodle and Cavapoo and French Bulldog have?
2-4 puppies 2-8 puppies 3-5 puppies

Poodle vs Cavapoo vs French Bulldog Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1887 as a Non-Sporting & Toy breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1898 as a Non-Sporting breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Poodle section. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Small Molossian type Dogs section.
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 Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer 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

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