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Name Poodle Doberman Pinscher Borzoi
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Barbone
Caniche
Chien Canne
Grosse Pudel
French Poodle
Doberman
Dobermann
Dobynm
Dobie
Barzoi
Psovoi
Russkaya Psovaya Borzaya
Russian Wolfhound
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$1500 $800-$1000 $1000-$1200
Availability
Which is easier to get, Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Very frequent: The Poodle is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Doberman Pinscher is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Borzoi is easier than average to get.

Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Which is the smallest dog, Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Medium Medium Large
Giant
Weight
Which is heavier, Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Doberman Pinscher? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi weight comparison:
Male: 45-70 pounds (20-32 kg), Female: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg) Male: 88-99 pounds (40-45 kg), Female: 71-77 pounds (32-35 kg) Male: 75-105 pounds (34-48 kg), Female: 60-90 pounds (27-41kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 57.5 pounds (26 kg), Female: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg) Male: 93.5 pounds (42.5 kg), Female: 74 pounds (33.5 kg) Male: 90 pounds (41 kg), Female: 75 pounds (34 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi height comparison:
15 inches (38 cm) or more Male: 26-28 inches (66-71cm), Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm) Male: 28 inches (71 cm), Female: 26 inches (66 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
15 inches (38 cm) or more Male: 27 inches (68.5 cm), Female: 25 inches (63.5 cm) Male: 28 inches (71 cm), Female: 26 inches (66 cm)

Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi coat comparison:
Curly Fine Feathered
Colors
What are the original Poodle, Doberman Pinscher and Borzoi color?
Apricot
Brown
Gray
Silver
White
Fawn
Blue
Cream
Red
Beige
Black
Blue
Red
Tan
Brown
White
Black
Cream
Red
White
Brindle
Sable
Black
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Easy to groom: The Doberman Pinscher doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Advanced: The Borzoi requires a lot of grooming.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or {name3 shedding:
Poodles shed none to minimal.
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Doberman Pinschers shed moderately.
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Borzois are heavy shedders.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
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 Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi behavior/temperament comparison:
Active
Faithful
Intelligent
Alert
Instinctual
Trainable
Alert
Fearless
Loyal
Energetic
Intelligent
Obedient
Athletic
Independent
Quiet
Gentle
Intelligent
Respectful
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi intelligence:
Outstanding: Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Outstanding: Doberman Pinscher is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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Low: The Borzoi is one of the dog breeds that have the lowest degree of obedience intelligence.
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Trainability
Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi trainability comparison.
Poodles are easy to train.
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Doberman Pinschers are quite easy to train.
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Borzois are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi playfulness comparison:
The Poodle is a playful breed.
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Average: Doberman Pinschers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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Average: Borzois, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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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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Sensitive: Doberman Pinschers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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Sensitive: Borzois 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: Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi?
High: Poodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Doberman Pinschers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average: Borzois are average dogs regarding their affection level.
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Social Needs
Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi social needs comparison:
Poodles need a lot of social interaction.
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Doberman Pinschers need for social interaction is average.
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Borzois need for social interaction is average.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi?
Average to High: The Poodle is a vocal breed.
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Low to Average: The Doberman Pinscher rarely barks.
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Low: The Borzoi barks none to minimal.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Poodles are good watchdogs.
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Doberman Pinschers are one of the best watchdogs.
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Borzois are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? 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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Doberman Pinschers are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Borzois can't provide protection for their territory.
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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.

Moderate

The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Borzoi has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Poodle bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Doberman Pinscher bite force: Ordinary.

Above 400 PSI 🔼

Borzoi bite force: The Strongest.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi mouthiness comparison:
Poodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Doberman Pinschers have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Borzois 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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Doberman Pinschers tend to escape less than other breeds.
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The wanderlust potential of the Borzoi 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?
Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Their prey drive is low.
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Borzois have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Very house-friendly dog the Poodle breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Doberman Pinscher 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 Borzoi indoors.
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.
Doberman Pinschers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Average: Borzois adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Poodles 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.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.

Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Which dog is more friendly?
Poodles are stranger-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Borzois are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Poodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Doberman Pinschers are generally with other pets.
Borzois do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Poodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Borzois are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Poodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are average friendly towards cats.
Borzois are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Poodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Doberman Pinschers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Borzois are not dog-friendly.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi?
Yes
Poodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Doberman Pinschers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Borzois 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
Doberman Pinscher is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Borzoi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Poodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Doberman Pinschers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Borzois are not the best breed for elderly people.

Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi Health Comparison

Health Issues
Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi health comparison. Which is the healthier: Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi?
The Poodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Doberman Pinschers are commonly healthy dogs.
The Borzoi 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 Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi 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
Cardiomyopathy
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Wobbler's Syndrome
Anesthesia Sensitivity
Bloat
Dental Problems
Elbow Dysplasia
Heart Problems
Hip Dysplasia
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Patellar Luxation
Thyroid Disorder
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 Doberman Pinscher should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Borzoi should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi lifespan comparison. How long do Poodle, Doberman Pinscher and Borzoi breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Poodle: 13 years
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Doberman Pinscher: 11 years
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Borzoi: 11 years
Hypoallergenic
Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi energy level comparison:
Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Doberman Pinschers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Borzois have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Doberman Pinschers need quite a lot of exercise.
Borzois have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Doberman Pinschers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Borzois like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi?
2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 4 to 7 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 Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi 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: The Doberman Pinscher has an average risk for obesity.
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Low to Average: The Borzoi has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi?
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 warm weather
Dogs that prefer warm weather conditions are typically breeds that were originally bred in warmer climates.
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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Borzoi can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi?

Medium

The Poodle has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Doberman Pinscher has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Borzoi 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 Doberman Pinscher drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
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The Borzoi is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi 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: Poodle or Doberman Pinscher or Borzoi? 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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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: Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi?

Yes

Poodle breed usually likes being on a boat.
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Not really

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

Borzoi 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.

Yes

In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dogs.

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi 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 Doberman Pinscher and Borzoi have?
2-4 puppies 6-10 puppies 1-11 puppies

Poodle vs Doberman Pinscher vs Borzoi 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. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1908 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1891 as a Hound breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Poodle section. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Pinscher and Schnauzer type section. Recognized by FCI in the Sighthounds group, in the Long-haired or fringed Sighthounds 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 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
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Canadian Canine Registry
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