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Name Coton de Tulear Maltipoo Goldendoodle
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Cotie
Coton
Maltapoo
Malt-A-Poo
Malte-Poo
Maltese-Poodle
MaltiPoodle
Malt-oodles
Moodle
mPoo
Multapoo
Multipoo
Multi-Poo
Maltepoo
Curly Retriever
Goldenpoo
Curly Golden
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle breed type comparison:
Purebred Cross Breed Cross Breed

Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Which is more expensive?
$2400-$3000 $400-$2000 $600-$800
Availability
Which is easier to get, Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?
Very frequent: The Coton de Tulear is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Maltipoo is easier than average to get.
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Which is the smallest dog, Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?
Small Small
Medium
Large
Weight
Which is heavier, Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Maltipoo? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle weight comparison:
12-15 pounds (5.5-7 kg) 5-20 pounds (2,5-9 kg) Miniature: 15-30 pounds (7-14 kg)Standard: 45-100 pounds (20-45 kg), Medium: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
13.5 pounds (5.6 kg) 12.5 pounds (5,5 kg) Miniature: 22.5 pounds (10.5 kg)Standard: 72.5 pounds (32.5 kg), Medium: 37.5 pounds (17 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle height comparison:
10-12 inches (25-30 cm) 10-13 inches (25-33 cm) 13-24 inches (33-61 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
11 inches (27.5 cm) 11.5 inches (27 cm) 18.5 inches (47 cm)

Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle coat comparison:
Soft Fluffy
Soft
Wavy
Woolly
Curly
Wavy
Smooth
Straight
Colors
What are the original Coton de Tulear, Maltipoo and Goldendoodle color?
White Almost all colors
Apricot
Gold
White
Grey
Cream
Black
Black
Gray
White
Brown
Red
Yellow
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Average: The Maltipoo 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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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or {name3 shedding:
Coton de Tulears are low shedders.
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Maltipoos shed none to minimal.
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Goldendoodles shed moderately.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?
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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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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Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle behavior/temperament comparison:
Affectionate
Lively
Trainable
Intelligent
Playful
Vocal
Active
Intelligent
Affectionate
Funny
Obedient
Companionable
Energetic
Intelligent
Friendly
Trainable
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle intelligence:
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
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Smart: Maltipoo'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
Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle trainability comparison.
Coton de Tulears are quite easy to train.
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Maltipoos are easy to train.
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Goldendoodles are very easy to train.
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Playfulness
Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle playfulness comparison:
The Coton de Tulear is a playful breed.
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The Maltipoo is a playful breed.
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The Goldendoodle is a playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Sensitive: Coton de Tulears don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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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: Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle?
High: Coton de Tulears 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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High: Goldendoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle social needs comparison:
Coton de Tulears are a social breed.
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Maltipoos are a social breed.
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Goldendoodles need for social interaction is average.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle?
Average: The Coton de Tulear barks occasionally.
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A lot: Maltipoo is a particularly loud breed.
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Average: The Goldendoodle barks occasionally.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?
Coton de Tulears are average watchdogs.
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Maltipoos are one of the best watchdogs.
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Goldendoodles are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Coton de Tulears are average defenders.
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Maltipoos are average defenders.
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Goldendoodles 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 Coton de Tulear has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Maltipoo has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Goldendoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Coton de Tulear bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Maltipoo bite force: Weak.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Goldendoodle bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle mouthiness comparison:
Coton de Tulears 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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Goldendoodles have a lower than 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?
Coton de Tulears have average wanderlust potential.
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The wanderlust potential of the Maltipoo is strong enough to escape from home.
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Goldendoodles have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Their prey drive is low.
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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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Goldendoodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?
Very house-friendly dog the Coton de Tulear breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Maltipoo breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Goldendoodle breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Coton de Tulears adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Maltipoos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Goldendoodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?
Coton de Tulears 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.
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.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.

Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle Good With Comparison

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

Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle Health Comparison

Health Issues
Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle health comparison. Which is the healthier: Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle?
The Coton de Tulear 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.
Goldendoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle health problems comparison:
Hip Dysplasia
Luxating Patella
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
White Dog Shaker Syndrome
Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Legg-perthes Disease
Addison's Disease
Allergies
Bloat
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Coton de Tulear 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 Goldendoodle should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle lifespan comparison. How long do Coton de Tulear, Maltipoo and Goldendoodle breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Coton de Tulear: 15 years
9-13 years
The average lifespan of Maltipoo: 11 years
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Goldendoodle: 12 years
Hypoallergenic
Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle energy level comparison:
Coton de Tulears have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Maltipoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Goldendoodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Coton de Tulears have an average exercise need.
Maltipoos have an average exercise need.
Goldendoodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?
Coton de Tulears sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Maltipoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Goldendoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Coton de Tulear or Maltipoo or Goldendoodle?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle weight gain potential comparison:
Average: The Coton de Tulear has an 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: The Goldendoodle has an average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle?
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 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 the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle?

Medium

The Coton de Tulear has an average chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Maltipoo has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

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

Not really

This breed is 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 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: Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle?

Not really

Coton de Tulear 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

Goldendoodle 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.

Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle 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 Coton de Tulear and Maltipoo and Goldendoodle have?
4-6 puppies 4-6 puppies 4-8 puppies

Coton de Tulear vs Maltipoo vs Goldendoodle Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2014 as a Non-Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Bichons and related breeds section. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
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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