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Russo-European Laika vs Sabueso Espanol vs Saint-Usuge Spaniel – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

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Name Russo-European Laika Sabueso Espanol Saint-Usuge Spaniel
OriginsRussia Spain France
Group Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank497434334
Reviews000
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Other Names Russko-Evropeĭskaya Laĭka, Laika Spanish Scenthound, Sabueso Español St-Usuge Spaniel, Epagneul de Saint-Usuge
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
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 Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the Nordic Hunting Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition No set No set No set
Price Unknown Unknown Unknown

General Appearance - Russo-European Laika vs Sabueso Espanol vs Saint-Usuge Spaniel

Size Medium Medium Medium
Weight Male: 15-35 pounds (7-16 kg), Female: 13-33 pounds (6-15 kg) Male: 22-25 pounds (10-11 kg), Female: 20-23 pounds (9-10 kg) Male: 20–35 pounds (9–16 kg), Female:20–35 pounds (9–16 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 25 pounds (11.5 kg), Female: 23 pounds (10.5 kg) Male: 23.5 pounds (10.5 kg), Female: 21.5 pounds (9.5 kg) Male: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg), Female: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg)
Height Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm) Male: 20-22 inches (50-57 cm), Female: 17-20 inches (43-52 cm) Male: 17-21 inches (43-53 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 23 inches (58 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) Male: 21 inches (53.5 cm), Female: 18.5 inches (47.5 cm) Male: 19 inches (48 cm), Female: 19 inches (48 cm)

Hair & Care - Russo-European Laika vs Sabueso Espanol vs Saint-Usuge Spaniel

Coat Thick
Double
Dense
Dense
Fine
Smooth
Straight
Smooth
Thick
Colors Black
Grey
White
Pepper
Salt
Dark & White Patches
Tan
Red
White
Black
Brown
Grooming
Average: The Russo-European Laika requires average grooming effort.
Effortless: The Sabueso Espanol requires minimal grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Russo-European Laikas shed moderately.
Sabueso Espanols shed moderately.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels shed moderately.

Characteristics - Russo-European Laika vs Sabueso Espanol vs Saint-Usuge Spaniel

Temperament Affectionate
Intelligent
Territorial
Alert
Independent
Resourceful
Stubborn
Bold
Agile
Cheerful
Affectionate
Calm
Courageous
Brave
Noble
Energetic
Loyal
Affectionate
Obedient
Mellow
Patient
Trainable
Intelligent Rank
Very smart: Russo-European Laika is an excellent dog breed.
Smart: Sabueso Espanol's has great intelligence.
Smart: Saint-Usuge Spaniel's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Russo-European Laikas are quite easy to train.
Sabueso Espanols aren't famous for their trainability.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are very easy to train.
Playfulness
The Russo-European Laika is a highly playful breed.
Sabueso Espanols, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Saint-Usuge Spaniel is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Russo-European Laikas have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Sabueso Espanols are less sensitive than other dog breeds.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Russo-European Laikas are highly affectionate dogs.
Sabueso Espanols are highly affectionate dogs.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Russo-European Laikas are kinda antisocial.
Sabueso Espanols are known to be antisocial.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are a social breed.
Barking
High: The Russo-European Laika is a very vocal breed.
Average: The Sabueso Espanol barks occasionally.
Average to high: The Saint-Usuge Spaniel is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Russo-European Laikas are one of the best watchdogs.
Sabueso Espanols are average watchdogs.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Russo-European Laikas are extremely protective guard dogs.
Sabueso Espanols strongly protect their territory.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Russo-European Laika has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Sabueso Espanol has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Saint-Usuge Spaniel has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Russo-European Laikas have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Sabueso Espanols have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Russo-European Laikas have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Wanderlust potential of the Sabueso Espanol is strong enough to escape from home.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Russo-European Laikas have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Sabueso Espanols have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Russo-European Laikas are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Sabueso Espanols are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Russo-European Laikas adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Sabueso Espanols don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Russo-European Laikas handle alone time quite well.
Sabueso Espanols love being alone, they need their own free time.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels 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 - Russo-European Laika vs Sabueso Espanol vs Saint-Usuge Spaniel

Stranger Friendly
Russo-European Laikas are not stranger friendly dogs.
Sabueso Espanols are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Russo-European Laikas are not kid-friendly dogs.
Sabueso Espanols are not kid-friendly dogs.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Russo-European Laikas are not cat-friendly dogs.
Sabueso Espanols are not cat-friendly dogs.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Russo-European Laikas are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Sabueso Espanols are average friendly towards other dogs.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Russo-European Laika is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Sabueso Espanol is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Saint-Usuge Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Russo-European Laikas are not recommended for elderly people.
Sabueso Espanols are not recommended for elderly people.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Russo-European Laikas do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Sabueso Espanols do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Russo-European Laikas are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Sabueso Espanols are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Saint-Usuge Spaniels are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a 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
Russo-European Laika breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Sabueso Espanol breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Saint-Usuge Spaniel 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 - Russo-European Laika vs Sabueso Espanol vs Saint-Usuge Spaniel

Health Issues
Very healthy dog breed.
The Sabueso Espanol is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Saint-Usuge Spaniel is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems No set No set No set
Life Expectancy 10-12 years 12-14 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Russo-European Laikas have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sabueso Espanols are high energy dogs.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Russo-European Laikas need a lot of exercises.
Sabueso Espanols need a lot of exercises.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Russo-European Laikas sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Sabueso Espanols are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Saint-Usuge Spaniels sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 1.5 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. 1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
High: The Sabueso Espanol breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Russo-European Laika can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Russo-European Laika has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Sabueso Espanol has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Saint-Usuge Spaniel has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Russo-European Laika is an average drooler.
The Sabueso Espanol is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Saint-Usuge Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Russo-European Laika vs Sabueso Espanol vs Saint-Usuge Spaniel

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 2-10 puppies 4-8 puppies

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