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Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound vs Poodle – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound vs Poodle" Compare Vizsla and Redbone Coonhound. Which is better: Vizsla or Redbone Coonhound or Poodle?
Name Vizsla Redbone Coonhound Poodle
OriginsHungary United States Germany France
Group Gun Dog Hunting Dogs Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank301397
Reviews110
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Other Names Hungarian Vizsla, Magyar Vizsla, Hungarian Pointer, Hungarian Short-Haired Pointer, Rövidszőrű Magyar Vizsla Redbone Hound, Reds French Poodle, Caniche, Barbone, Chien Canne, Grosse Pudel
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1960 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2009 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1887 as a Non-Sporting & Toy breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Poodle section.
Breed Recognition 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 American Kennel Club United Kennel Club 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
Price $800-$1200 $600-$800 $1000-$1500

General Appearance - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound vs Poodle

Size Large Medium Medium
Weight Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg) 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg) Male: 45-70 pounds (20-32 kg), Female: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg), Female: 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) 60 pounds (27.5 kg) Male: 57.5 pounds (26 kg), Female: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg)
Height Male: 22-26 inches (56-66 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm) 21-27 inches (53-66 cm) 15 inches (38 cm) or more
Avg. Height Male: 24 inches (61 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm) 24 inches (59.5 cm) 15 inches (38 cm) or more

Hair & Care - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound vs Poodle

Coat Fine Dense Hard Coarse Short No Undercoat Fine Curly
Colors Golden Rust Russet Gold Dark Sandy Gold Red Golden Apricot Brown Gray Silver White Fawn Blue Cream Red Beige Black
Grooming
Effortless: The Vizsla requires minimal grooming.
Effortless: The Redbone Coonhound requires minimal grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Vizslas shed moderately.
Redbone Coonhounds shed none to minimal.
Poodles shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound vs Poodle

Temperament Affectionate Energetic Intelligent Protective Cheerful Gentle Playful Quiet Easygoing Companionable Lively Friendly Evenly Tempered Trainable Willing Affectionate Energetic Independent Companionable Familiar Unflappable Active Faithful Intelligent Alert Instinctual Trainable
Intelligent Rank
Very smart: Vizsla is an excellent dog breed.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Outstanding: Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Trainability
Vizslas are easy to train.
Redbone Coonhounds are easy to train.
Poodles are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Vizsla is a highly playful breed.
The Redbone Coonhound is a playful breed.
The Poodle is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Vizslas don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Redbone Coonhounds don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Vizslas are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Redbone Coonhounds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Poodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Vizslas are a social breed.
Redbone Coonhounds are a social breed.
Poodles need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The Vizsla barks occasionally.
High: The Redbone Coonhound is a very vocal breed.
Average to high: The Poodle is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Vizslas are average watchdogs.
Redbone Coonhounds are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Poodles are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Vizslas are average defenders.
Redbone Coonhounds can't provide protection for their territory.
Poodles strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Vizsla has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Redbone Coonhound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Vizslas have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Redbone Coonhounds have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Poodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Vizslas have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Redbone Coonhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Poodles have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Vizslas have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Redbone Coonhounds have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Vizslas are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Redbone Coonhounds are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Poodles are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Vizslas adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Redbone Coonhounds adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Poodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Vizslas 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.
Redbone Coonhounds 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.
Poodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
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 - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound vs Poodle

Stranger Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards strangers.
Redbone Coonhounds are stranger friendly dogs.
Poodles are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Vizslas are kid-friendly dogs.
Redbone Coonhounds are very kid-friendly dogs.
Poodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards cats.
Redbone Coonhounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Poodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards other dogs.
Redbone Coonhounds are very dog-friendly dogs.
Poodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Vizsla is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Redbone Coonhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Poodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Vizslas are usually recommended for elderly people.
Redbone Coonhounds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Poodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Vizslas are generally with other pets.
Redbone Coonhounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Poodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Vizslas are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Redbone Coonhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Poodles 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 Yes
This breed makes a perfect 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.
Yes
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.
Yes
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 Yes
Vizsla breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Redbone Coonhound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Poodle breed usually likes 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 - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound vs Poodle

Health Issues
Egészségesek Vizsla fajták, de vannak bizonyos egészségügyi problémáik, amelyeket rendszeresen ellenőrizned kell az állatorvossal.
Redbone Coonhounds tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
Egészségesek Poodle fajták, de vannak bizonyos egészségügyi problémáik, amelyeket rendszeresen ellenőrizned kell az állatorvossal.
Health Problems Cancer Epilepsy Hip Dysplasia Sebaceous Adenitis Eye Problems Hip Dysplasia Obesity 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
Life Expectancy 10-14 years 12-14 years 12-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No Yes
Energy Level
Vizslas are high energy dogs.
Redbone Coonhounds have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Vizslas need a lot of exercises.
Redbone Coonhounds need a lot of exercises.
Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Vizslas don't need too much sleep.
Redbone Coonhounds are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 3.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Low to Average.
Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Vizsla has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Redbone Coonhound has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Poodle has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Vizsla is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Redbone Coonhound drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
The Poodle is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound vs Poodle

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 6-8 puppies 6-10 puppies 2-4 puppies

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