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Name Aussiedoodle Shih-Poo Poochon
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Aussiepoo
Aussiepoodle
Pooshi
Shoodle
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Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon breed type comparison:
Cross Breed Cross Breed Cross Breed

Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Which is more expensive?
$700-$1300 $800-$1200 $800-$1000
Availability
Which is easier to get, Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?
Average: The Aussiedoodle is a commonly available dog breed.
Frequent: The Shih-Poo is easier than average to get.
Frequent: The Poochon is easier than average to get.

Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Which is the smallest dog, Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?
Large
Medium
Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Shih-Poo? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon weight comparison:
25-70 pounds (11-32 kg) 8-15 pounds (4-7 kg)
7-9 pounds (3-4 kg)
6-15 pounds (3-7 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) 11.5 pounds (5.5 kg) 9.5 pounds (4.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon height comparison:
10-15 inches (25-38 cm) 8-15 inches (20-38 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
12.5 inches (31.5 cm) 11.5 inches (29 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon coat comparison:
Wavy
Tight
Short
Curly
Straight
Curly & Straight
Coarse
Wavy
Colors
What are the original Aussiedoodle, Shih-Poo and Poochon color?
Blue
Merle
Red Merle
Black & Red
Black & Tan
Sable
Black
White
Brown
Brindle
Various combinations
Cream
Tan
Apricot
Black
Grey
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon grooming comparison:
Average: The Aussiedoodle requires average grooming effort.
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Easy to groom: The Shih-Poo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Easy to groom: The Poochon doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or {name3 shedding:
Aussiedoodles shed moderately.
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Shih-Poos shed none to minimal.
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Poochons shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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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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Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon behavior/temperament comparison:
Smart
Playful
Loyal
Goofy
Companionable
Intelligent
Loyal
Sweet
Happy
Intelligent
Affectionate
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon intelligence:
Very smart: Aussiedoodle is an excellent dog breed.
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Smart: Shih-Poo's has great intelligence.
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Smart: Poochon's has great intelligence.
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Trainability
Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon trainability comparison.
Aussiedoodles are easy to train.
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Shih-Poos are quite easy to train.
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Poochons are quite easy to train.
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Playfulness
Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon playfulness comparison:
The Aussiedoodle is a highly playful breed.
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The Shih-Poo is a playful breed.
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The Poochon is a playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Aussiedoodles 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: Poochons 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: Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon?
High: Aussiedoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Shih-Poos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Poochons are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon social needs comparison:
Aussiedoodles are a social breed.
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Shih-Poos need a lot of social interaction.
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Poochons need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon?
Low to Average: The Aussiedoodle rarely barks.
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Low to Average: The Shih-Poo rarely barks.
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Average to High: The Poochon is a vocal breed.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?
Aussiedoodles are average watchdogs.
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Shih-Poos are average watchdogs.
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Poochons are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Aussiedoodles are average defenders.
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Shih-Poos are average defenders.
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Poochons are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Aussiedoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Shih-Poo has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Poochon has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Aussiedoodle bite force: Ordinary.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Shih-Poo bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Poochon bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon mouthiness comparison:
Aussiedoodles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Shih-Poos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Poochons 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?
Aussiedoodles have average wanderlust potential.
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Shih-Poos tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Poochons tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Aussiedoodles 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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Shih-Poos have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Poochons 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 Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?
It is not recommended to keep the Aussiedoodle breed in the home.
Very house-friendly dog the Shih-Poo breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Poochon breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Average: Aussiedoodles adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Shih-Poos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Poochons adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?
Aussiedoodles 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.
Shih-Poos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Poochons tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon Good With Comparison

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

Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon Health Comparison

Health Issues
Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon health comparison. Which is the healthier: Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon?
Aussiedoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
The Shih-Poo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Poochon 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: Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon health problems comparison:
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Cataracts
Ivermectin sensitivity
Heatstroke
Dental Problems
Patellar Luxation
Retinal Dysplasia
Allergies
Addison's Disease
Bladder Stones
Cushing's Syndrome
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Aussiedoodle should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Shih-Poo should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Poochon should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon lifespan comparison. How long do Aussiedoodle, Shih-Poo and Poochon breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
9-13 years
The average lifespan of Aussiedoodle: 11 years
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Shih-Poo: 15 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Poochon: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No See more. Yes See more. Yes See more.
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon energy level comparison:
Aussiedoodles are high-energy dogs.
Shih-Poos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Poochons have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Aussiedoodles need a lot of exercises.
Shih-Poos have an average exercise need.
Poochons need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?
Aussiedoodles don't need too much sleep.
Shih-Poos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Poochons are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon?
3 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day. 1 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 / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Aussiedoodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Shih-Poo's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Poochon's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon?
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 Shih-Poo can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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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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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon?

Low 🔽

The Aussiedoodle has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Shih-Poo has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Poochon has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Aussiedoodle 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 Shih-Poo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Poochon is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon 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: Aussiedoodle or Shih-Poo or Poochon? 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: Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon?

Not really

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

Shih-Poo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Poochon 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.

Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon 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 Aussiedoodle and Shih-Poo and Poochon have?
3-7 puppies 3-4 puppies 2-4 puppies

Aussiedoodle vs Shih-Poo vs Poochon 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. Not recognized by any clubs. Not recognized by any clubs.

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