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Name Yorkipoo Maltipoo Westiepoo
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
No data available Maltapoo
Malt-A-Poo
Malte-Poo
Maltese-Poodle
MaltiPoodle
Malt-oodles
Moodle
mPoo
Multapoo
Multipoo
Multi-Poo
Maltepoo
Wee Po
Wee-Poo
Wee-Poos
Westidoodle
Westiedoodle
Westiedoodles
Westie-Poo
Westipoo
Westi-poo
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo breed type comparison:
Cross Breed Cross Breed Cross Breed

Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Which is more expensive?
$500-$1000 $400-$2000 $400-$600
Availability
Which is easier to get, Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Frequent: The Yorkipoo is easier than average to get.
Frequent: The Maltipoo is easier than average to get.
Average: The Westiepoo is a commonly available dog breed.

Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Small Small
Medium
Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Maltipoo? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo weight comparison:
4-15 pounds (2-7 kg) 5-20 pounds (2,5-9 kg) 20-30 pounds (9-14 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
10.5 pounds (5 kg) 12.5 pounds (5,5 kg) 25 pounds (11.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo height comparison:
7-8 inches (18-20 cm) 10-13 inches (25-33 cm) 11-16 inches (28-40 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
7.5 inches (19 cm) 11.5 inches (27 cm) 13.5 inches (34 cm)

Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo coat comparison:
Curly
Silky
Soft
Straight
Fluffy
Soft
Wavy
Woolly
Dense
Wavy
Medium
Colors
What are the original Yorkipoo, Maltipoo and Westiepoo color?
Cream
Black
White
Red
Sable
Apricot
Tan
Chocolate
Gray
Silver
Almost all colors
Apricot
Gold
White
Grey
Cream
Black
Cream
White
Black
Tan
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Yorkipoo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Average: The Maltipoo requires average grooming effort.
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Effortless: The Westiepoo requires minimal grooming.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or {name3 shedding:
Yorkipoos shed none to minimal.
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Maltipoos shed none to minimal.
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Westiepoos shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
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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4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo behavior/temperament comparison:
Intelligent
Affectionate
Gentle
Companionable
Playful
Active
Intelligent
Affectionate
Funny
Obedient
Companionable
Active
Affectionate
Clever
Playful
Stubborn
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo intelligence:
Smart: Yorkipoo's has great intelligence.
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Smart: Maltipoo's has great intelligence.
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Smart: Westiepoo's has great intelligence.
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Trainability
Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo trainability comparison.
Yorkipoos are easy to train.
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Maltipoos are easy to train.
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Westiepoos are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo playfulness comparison:
The Yorkipoo is a highly playful breed.
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The Maltipoo is a playful breed.
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The Westiepoo is a highly 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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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo?
High: Yorkipoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Maltipoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average to High: Westiepoos are highly affectionate dogs.
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Social Needs
Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo social needs comparison:
Yorkipoos need for social interaction is average.
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Maltipoos are a social breed.
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Westiepoos need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo?
A lot: Yorkipoo is a particularly loud breed.
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A lot: Maltipoo is a particularly loud breed.
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Average: The Westiepoo barks occasionally.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Yorkipoos are average watchdogs.
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Maltipoos are one of the best watchdogs.
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Westiepoos 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?
Yorkipoos are average defenders.
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Maltipoos are average defenders.
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Westiepoos are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Yorkipoo has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Maltipoo has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Westiepoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Yorkipoo bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Maltipoo bite force: Weak.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Westiepoo bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo mouthiness comparison:
Yorkipoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Maltipoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Westiepoos 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?
Yorkipoos tend to escape less than other breeds.
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The wanderlust potential of the Maltipoo is strong enough to escape from home.
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Westiepoos have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Yorkipoos 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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Maltipoos have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Westiepoos have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Very house-friendly dog the Yorkipoo breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Maltipoo 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 Westiepoo indoors.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Yorkipoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Maltipoos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Average: Westiepoos adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Maltipoos 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.
Westiepoos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Which dog is more friendly?
Yorkipoos are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are stranger-friendly dogs.
Westiepoos are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Yorkipoos usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Maltipoos are usually friendly towards other pets.
Westiepoos usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Yorkipoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Westiepoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Yorkipoos are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are cat-friendly dogs.
Westiepoos are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Yorkipoos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Maltipoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Westiepoos are dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo?
Yes
Yorkipoos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Maltipoos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Westiepoos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Yorkipoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Maltipoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Westiepoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Yorkipoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Maltipoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Westiepoos are usually recommended for elderly people.

Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo Health Comparison

Health Issues
Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo health comparison. Which is the healthier: Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo?
The Yorkipoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Maltipoos tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
Westiepoos are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo health problems comparison:
Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Legg-perthes Disease
Hypothyroidism
Hyperplastic Dermatosis
Atopic Dermatitis
White Dog Shaker Syndrome
Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Legg-perthes Disease
Epilepsy
Atrophy
Hip Dysplasia
Tooth Loss
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Yorkipoo should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Frequent
The Maltipoo should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Rare
The Westiepoo should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo lifespan comparison. How long do Yorkipoo, Maltipoo and Westiepoo breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Yorkipoo: 12 years
9-13 years
The average lifespan of Maltipoo: 11 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Westiepoo: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo energy level comparison:
Yorkipoos are high-energy dogs.
Maltipoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Westiepoos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Yorkipoos need quite a lot of exercise.
Maltipoos have an average exercise need.
Westiepoos need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
Yorkipoos don't need too much sleep.
Maltipoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Westiepoos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo?
1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 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? Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo weight gain potential comparison:
Low to Average: The Yorkipoo has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Low to Average: The Maltipoo has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Westiepoo's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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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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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 least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo?

Low 🔽

The Yorkipoo has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Maltipoo has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Westiepoo has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Yorkipoo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Maltipoo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Westiepoo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo 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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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: Yorkipoo or Maltipoo or Westiepoo? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed 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: Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo?

Not really

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

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

Westiepoo 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.

Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo 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 Yorkipoo and Maltipoo and Westiepoo have?
3-6 puppies 4-6 puppies 3-6 puppies

Yorkipoo vs Maltipoo vs Westiepoo Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
Not recognized by any clubs. Continental Kennel Club
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
National Maltipoo Club
Maltipoo Club of America
Dog Registry of America Inc.
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry

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