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Name Border Terrier Affenpinscher Tibetan Spaniel
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Borders Affie
African Terrier
Monkey Dog
Monkey Terrier
Affen
Simkhyi
Tibbie
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Which is more expensive?
$1200-$1400 $800-$1200 $800-$1000
Availability
Which is easier to get, Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?
Very frequent: The Border Terrier is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Affenpinscher is easier than average to get.
Frequent: The Tibetan Spaniel is easier than average to get.

Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Which is the smallest dog, Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?
Small Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Affenpinscher? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel weight comparison:
Males 13-16 pounds (6-7 kg), Female: 11-14 pounds (5-6 kg) 7-9 pounds (3-4 kg) 9-15 pounds (4.1-6.8 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Males 14.5 pounds (6.5 kg), Female: 12.5 pounds (5.5 kg) 8 pounds (3.5 kg) 12 pounds (4.1-6.8 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel height comparison:
Male: 13-16 inches (33-41 cm), Female: 11-14 inches (28-36 cm) 9-12 inches (23-30 cm) 10 inches (25 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 14.5 inches (37 cm), Female: 12.5 inches (32 cm) 10.5 inches (26.5 cm) 10 inches (25 cm)

Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel coat comparison:
Rough Wiry Silky
Colors
What are the original Border Terrier, Affenpinscher and Tibetan Spaniel color?
Blue
Tan
Red
Grizzle
Wheaten
Belge
Tan
Red
Black
Silver
Cream
Red
Silver
Sable
Tan
Gold
White
Black
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel grooming comparison:
Average: The Border Terrier requires average grooming effort.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Average: The Tibetan Spaniel requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or {name3 shedding:
Border Terriers shed none to minimal.
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Affenpinschers shed none to minimal.
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Tibetan Spaniels shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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8-12 weeks
Very rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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2-3 weeks
Frequent. This breed has high-maintenance hair and may require a bath every 2-3 weeks.
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Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel behavior/temperament comparison:
Affectionate
Outright
Tempered
Intelligent
Alert
Fearless
Obedient
Active
Curious
Playful
Adventurous
Funny
Loving
Stubborn
Intelligent
Aloof
Independent
Assertive
Happy
Willful
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel intelligence:
Smart: Border Terrier's has great intelligence.
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Smart: Affenpinscher's has great intelligence.
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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
Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel trainability comparison.
Border Terriers are easy to train.
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Affenpinschers are quite easy to train.
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Tibetan Spaniels are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel playfulness comparison:
Average: Border Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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The Affenpinscher is a playful breed.
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Average: Tibetan Spaniels, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Border Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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Affenpinschers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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Sensitive: Tibetan Spaniels 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: Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel?
High: Border Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Affenpinschers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Tibetan Spaniels are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel social needs comparison:
Border Terriers need for social interaction is average.
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Affenpinschers need a lot of social interaction.
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Tibetan Spaniels need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel?
Average to High: The Border Terrier is a vocal breed.
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Low to Average: The Affenpinscher rarely barks.
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Low to Average: The Tibetan Spaniel rarely barks.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?
Border Terriers are good watchdogs.
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Affenpinschers are one of the best watchdogs.
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Tibetan Spaniels are good watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Border Terriers are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Affenpinschers are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Tibetan Spaniels are not the best to protect their territory.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Border Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Affenpinscher has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Tibetan Spaniel has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Border Terrier bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Affenpinscher bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Tibetan Spaniel bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel mouthiness comparison:
Border Terriers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Affenpinschers have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Tibetan Spaniels 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?
The wanderlust potential of the Border Terrier is strong enough to escape from home.
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Affenpinschers tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Tibetan Spaniels have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Border Terriers have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
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Affenpinschers 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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Tibetan Spaniels 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 Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?
Very house-friendly dog the Border Terrier breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Affenpinscher breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Tibetan Spaniel breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Border Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Affenpinschers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tibetan Spaniels adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Affenpinschers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Tibetan Spaniels tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel Good With Comparison

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

Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel Health Comparison

Health Issues
Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel health comparison. Which is the healthier: Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel?
The Border Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Affenpinscher is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Tibetan Spaniels tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel health problems comparison:
Cryptorchidism
Heart Murmurs
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Malocclusions
Patellar Luxation
Pulmonic Stenosis
Seizures
Cataracts
Collapsed Trachea
Fractures
Heart Murmurs
Hip Dysplasia
Legg-perthes Disease
Luxating Patella
Open Fontanel
Patellar Luxation
Patent Ductus Arteriosis
Slipped Stifle
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Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Border Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Affenpinscher should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Frequent
The Tibetan Spaniel should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Life Expectancy
Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel lifespan comparison. How long do Border Terrier, Affenpinscher and Tibetan Spaniel breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Border Terrier: 13 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Affenpinscher: 13 years
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Tibetan Spaniel: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel energy level comparison:
Border Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Affenpinschers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Tibetan Spaniels have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Border Terriers have an average exercise need.
Affenpinschers have an average exercise need.
Tibetan Spaniels exercise need is minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?
Border Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Affenpinschers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Tibetan Spaniels sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel?
1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel weight gain potential comparison:
High: The Border Terrier breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
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Average: The Affenpinscher has an average risk for obesity.
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Average: The Tibetan Spaniel has an average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Border Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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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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Prefers warm weather
Dogs that prefer warm weather conditions are typically breeds that were originally bred in warmer climates.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel?

Medium

The Border Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Affenpinscher has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Tibetan Spaniel has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Border Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Affenpinscher is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Tibetan Spaniel is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel 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: Border Terrier or Affenpinscher or Tibetan Spaniel? 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: Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel?

Not really

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

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

Tibetan Spaniel 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.

Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel 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 Border Terrier and Affenpinscher and Tibetan Spaniel have?
2-8 puppies 1-3 puppies 3-6 puppies

Border Terrier vs Affenpinscher vs Tibetan Spaniel Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1936 as a Toy breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1983 as a Non-Sporting breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Large and medium sized Terriers section. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Pinscher and Schnauzer type section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Tibetan breeds 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
Border Terrier Club Of America, Inc.
Club Espanol De Terriers
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.
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