American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff Comparison - Dog breed selector: Cocker or Dokhi Apso or Tsang-khyi? Find the right dog for you

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Name American Cocker Spaniel Tibetan Terrier Tibetan Mastiff
OriginsUnited States flagUnited States Tibet flagTibet Tibet flagTibet
Group Gun Dog Companion Dogs Working Dogs
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Cocker
Merry Cocker
Cocker Spaniel
Dokhi Apso
Tsang Apso
Tsang-khyi
Dok-Khyi
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? Which is more expensive?
$600-$800 $1200-$2000 $2500-$3500
Availability
Which is easier to get, American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
Very frequent: The American Cocker Spaniel is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Tibetan Terrier is easier than average to get.
Frequent: The Tibetan Mastiff is easier than average to get.

American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? Which is the smallest dog, American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
Medium Medium Large
Weight
Which is heavier, American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Terrier? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff weight comparison:
15-30 pounds (7-14 kg) 18-30 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg) 140-170 pounds (64-78 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
22.5 pounds (10.5 kg) 24 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg) 155 pounds (71 kg)
Height
Which is taller, American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff height comparison:
15-16.5 inches (38-41 cm) 14-17 inches (36-43 cm) 25-28 inches (61-71 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
15-16.5 inches (39.5 cm) 15.5 inches (39.5 cm) 26.5 inches (66 cm)

American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff coat comparison:
Feathered Thick
Smooth
Thick
Hard
Colors
What are the original American Cocker Spaniel, Tibetan Terrier and Tibetan Mastiff color?
Brown
Red
Tan
Buff
Silver
Black
Silver
Gray
White
Black
Blue
Gray
Tan
Brown
Red
Black
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Average: The Tibetan Mastiff requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or {name3 shedding:
American Cocker Spaniels shed moderately.
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Tibetan Terriers shed none to minimal.
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Tibetan Mastiffs shed moderately.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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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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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff behavior/temperament comparison:
Outright
Tempered
Merry
Intelligent
Trusting
Joyful
Outgoing
Sociable
Affectionate
Energetic
Reserved
Intelligent
Amiable
Gentle
Sensitive
Aloof
Strong
Willed
Courageous
Protective
Stubborn
Loyal
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff intelligence:
Very smart: American Cocker Spaniel is an excellent dog breed.
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Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
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Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Trainability
American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff trainability comparison.
American Cocker Spaniels are quite easy to train.
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Tibetan Terriers are quite easy to train.
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Tibetan Mastiffs are quite easy to train.
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Playfulness
American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff playfulness comparison:
The American Cocker Spaniel is a playful breed.
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The Tibetan Terrier is a playful breed.
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Average: Tibetan Mastiffs, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
American Cocker Spaniels have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Sensitive: Tibetan Mastiffs 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: American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff?
High: American Cocker Spaniels are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Tibetan Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average: Tibetan Mastiffs are average dogs regarding their affection level.
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Social Needs
American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff social needs comparison:
American Cocker Spaniels are a social breed.
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Tibetan Terriers are a social breed.
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Tibetan Mastiffs need for social interaction is average.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff?
Average to High: The American Cocker Spaniel is a vocal breed.
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Low to Average: The Tibetan Terrier rarely barks.
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A lot: Tibetan Mastiff is a particularly loud breed.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
American Cocker Spaniels are average watchdogs.
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Tibetan Terriers are average watchdogs.
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Tibetan Mastiffs are one of the best watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
American Cocker Spaniels are average defenders.
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Tibetan Terriers are average defenders.
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Tibetan Mastiffs are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The American Cocker Spaniel has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Tibetan Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.

High 🔼

The Tibetan Mastiff has a high chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

American Cocker Spaniel bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Tibetan Terrier bite force: Ordinary.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Tibetan Mastiff bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff mouthiness comparison:
American Cocker Spaniels have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Tibetan Terriers have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Tibetan Mastiffs have a strong 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?
The wanderlust potential of the American Cocker Spaniel is strong enough to escape from home.
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Tibetan Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
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Tibetan Mastiffs have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
American Cocker Spaniels have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Tibetan Terriers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Tibetan Mastiffs 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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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
Very house-friendly dog the American Cocker Spaniel breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Tibetan Terrier breed.
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Tibetan Mastiff breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
American Cocker Spaniels adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tibetan Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Average: Tibetan Mastiffs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
American Cocker 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.
Tibetan Terriers 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.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.

American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? Which dog is more friendly?
American Cocker Spaniels are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Tibetan Mastiffs are not stranger friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
American Cocker Spaniels are generally with other pets.
Tibetan Terriers are generally with other pets.
Tibetan Mastiffs are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
American Cocker Spaniels are very kid-friendly dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average friendly dogs towards children.
Tibetan Mastiffs are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
American Cocker Spaniels are average friendly towards cats.
Tibetan Terriers are average friendly towards cats.
Tibetan Mastiffs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
American Cocker Spaniels are dog-friendly dogs.
Tibetan Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Tibetan Mastiffs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff?
Yes
American Cocker Spaniels are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Tibetan Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Tibetan Mastiffs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
Yes
American Cocker Spaniel is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Tibetan Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Tibetan Mastiff is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
American Cocker Spaniels are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Tibetan Terriers are commonly okay with elderly people.
Tibetan Mastiffs are not the best breed for elderly people.

American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff Health Comparison

Health Issues
American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff health comparison. Which is the healthier: American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff?
American Cocker Spaniels are commonly healthy dogs.
The Tibetan Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Tibetan Mastiffs tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff health problems comparison:
Allergies
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Cataracts
Glaucoma
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Idiopathic Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Primary Seborrhea
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Cataracts
Distichiasis
Hip Dysplasia
Hyperthyroidism
Lens Luxation
Patellar Luxation
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Autoimmune Hypothyroidism
Canine Inherited Demyelinative Neuropathy
Elbow Dysplasia
Hip Dysplasia
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Panosteitis
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The American Cocker Spaniel should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Tibetan Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Frequent
The Tibetan Mastiff should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Life Expectancy
American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff lifespan comparison. How long do American Cocker Spaniel, Tibetan Terrier and Tibetan Mastiff breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of American Cocker Spaniel: 13 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Tibetan Terrier: 13 years
10-14 years
The average lifespan of Tibetan Mastiff: 12 years
Hypoallergenic
American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff energy level comparison:
American Cocker Spaniels have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Tibetan Terriers are high-energy dogs.
Tibetan Mastiffs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
American Cocker Spaniels need quite a lot of exercise.
Tibetan Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Tibetan Mastiffs have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
American Cocker Spaniels are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Tibetan Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Tibetan Mastiffs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff?
1.5 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day. Recommended daily amount: 1 1/8 to 1 3/8 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 6 to 8 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? American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the American Cocker Spaniel's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average: The Tibetan Terrier has an average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Tibetan Mastiff's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff?
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 Tibetan Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Prefers cold weather
The Tibetan Mastiff can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also 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, American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff?

Medium

The American Cocker Spaniel has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Tibetan Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.

High 🔼

The Tibetan Mastiff has a high chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The American Cocker Spaniel is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Tibetan Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Tibetan Mastiff is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
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American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff 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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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: American Cocker Spaniel or Tibetan Terrier or Tibetan Mastiff? Which is better for autism?

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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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: American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff?

Yes

American Cocker Spaniel breed usually likes being on a boat.
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Not really

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

Tibetan Mastiff 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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Yes

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.

American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff 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 American Cocker Spaniel and Tibetan Terrier and Tibetan Mastiff have?
4-7 puppies 4-6 puppies 5-12 puppies

American Cocker Spaniel vs Tibetan Terrier vs Tibetan Mastiff Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1878 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1973 as a Non-Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2006 as a Working breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Flushing Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Tibetan breeds section. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type 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
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club

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