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Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Comparison - Dog breed selector: Golden Flat Coat or Cotie or Curly Retriever? Find the right dog for you

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Name Golden Retriever Coton de Tulear Goldendoodle
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Golden Flat Coat
Yellow Retriever
Cotie
Coton
Curly Retriever
Goldenpoo
Curly Golden
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Cross Breed

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Size and Weight Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Which is the smallest dog, Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
Large Small Large
Weight
Which is heavier, Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Coton de Tulear? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle weight comparison:
Male: 60-80 pounds (27-36 kg), Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg) 12-15 pounds (5.5-7 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?
Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg) 13.5 pounds (5.6 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, Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle height comparison:
Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm) 10-12 inches (25-30 cm) 13-24 inches (33-61 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) 11 inches (27.5 cm) 18.5 inches (47 cm)

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$2000 $2400-$3000 $600-$800
Availability
Which is easier to get, Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
Very frequent: The Golden Retriever is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Coton de Tulear is quite easy to get.
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Trainability and Intelligence Comparison

Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle intelligence:
Outstanding: Golden Retriever is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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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
Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle trainability comparison.
Golden Retriever dogs are easy to train.
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Coton de Tulear dogs are quite easy to train.
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Goldendoodle dogs are very easy to train.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
Golden Retriever dogs are average watchdogs.
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Coton de Tulear dogs are average watchdogs.
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Goldendoodle dogs are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Golden Retriever dogs are average defenders.
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Coton de Tulear dogs are average defenders.
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Goldendoodle dogs are not the best to protect their territory.
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Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Personality and Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle behavior/temperament comparison:
Intelligent
Confident
Friendly
Reliable
Kind
Trustworthy
Playful
Intelligent
Affectionate
Lively
Trainable
Vocal
Energetic
Intelligent
Friendly
Trainable
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
Golden Retriever dogs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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Sensitive: Coton de Tulear dogs 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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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle?
High: Golden Retriever dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Coton de Tulear dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Goldendoodle dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle social needs comparison:
Golden Retriever dogs need a lot of social interaction.
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Coton de Tulear dogs are a social breed.
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Goldendoodle dogs need for social interaction is average.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Golden Retriever dogs tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Coton de Tulear dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Goldendoodle dogs have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Golden Retriever dogs 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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Their prey drive is low.
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Goldendoodle dogs have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Activity and Playfulness Comparison

Playfulness
Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle playfulness comparison:
The Golden Retriever is a highly playful breed.
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The Coton de Tulear is a playful breed.
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The Goldendoodle is a playful breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle?
Low to Average: The Golden Retriever rarely barks.
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Average: The Coton de Tulear barks occasionally.
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Average: The Goldendoodle barks occasionally.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
It is not recommended to keep the Golden Retriever breed in the home.
Very house-friendly dog the Coton de Tulear breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Goldendoodle breed.

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Adaptability and Independence Comparison

Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Golden Retriever dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Coton de Tulear dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Goldendoodle dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
Golden Retriever dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Coton de Tulear dogs 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.

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Bite Characteristics Comparison

Bite Force PSI
Which bite is stronger: Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Golden Retriever bite force: Ordinary.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Coton de Tulear bite force: Weak.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Goldendoodle bite force: Ordinary.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Moderate

The Golden Retriever has an average chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Coton de Tulear has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Goldendoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle mouthiness comparison:
Golden Retriever dogs have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Coton de Tulear dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Goldendoodle dogs have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
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Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Health and Lifespan Comparison

Health Issues
Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle health comparison. Which is the healthier: Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle?
Golden Retrievers are commonly healthy dogs.
The Coton de Tulear is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Goldendoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle health problems comparison:
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Allergies
Hypothyroidism
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Bloat
Epilepsy
Elbow Dysplasia
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Hemangiosarcoma
Osteosarcoma
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Hip Dysplasia
Luxating Patella
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Allergies
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Von Willebrand's Disease
Bloat
Addison's Disease
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Golden Retriever should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Coton de Tulear should have a complete physical check-up at least once 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
Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle lifespan comparison. How long do Golden Retriever, Coton de Tulear and Goldendoodle breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Golden Retriever: 11 years
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Coton de Tulear: 15 years
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Goldendoodle: 12 years
Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear 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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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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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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Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Energy and Activity Comparison

Energy Level
Who has more energy a Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle energy level comparison:
Golden Retriever dogs are high-energy dogs.
Coton de Tulear dogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Goldendoodle dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Golden Retriever dogs need a lot of exercises.
Coton de Tulear dogs have an average exercise need.
Goldendoodle dogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
Golden Retriever dogs don't need too much sleep.
Coton de Tulear dogs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Goldendoodle dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Diet and Weight Management Comparison

Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
3 to 4 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? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle weight gain potential comparison:
High: The Golden Retriever breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
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Average: The Coton de Tulear has an average risk for obesity.
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Average: The Goldendoodle has an average risk for obesity.
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Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Allergies and Grooming Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle coat comparison:
Silky
Wavy
Shiny
Straight
Soft Curly
Wavy
Smooth
Straight
Colors
What are the original Golden Retriever, Coton de Tulear and Goldendoodle color?
Golden
Light
White Black
Gray
Red
White
Brown
Yellow
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle grooming comparison:
Average: The Golden Retriever 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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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or {name3 shedding:
Golden Retriever dogs shed moderately.
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Coton de Tulear dogs are low shedders.
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Goldendoodle dogs shed moderately.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
2-3 weeks
Frequent. This breed has high-maintenance hair and may require a bath every 2-3 weeks.
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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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Hypoallergenic
Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle?

Medium

The Golden Retriever has an average chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Coton de Tulear has an average 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 Golden Retriever 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 Coton de Tulear 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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Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Good With Comparison

Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Golden Retriever dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Coton de Tulear dogs are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Goldendoodle dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Which dog is more friendly?
Golden Retriever dogs are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Coton de Tulear dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Goldendoodle dogs are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
Golden Retriever dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Coton de Tulear dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Goldendoodle dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
Golden Retriever dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Coton de Tulear dogs are very cat-friendly dogs.
Goldendoodle dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle?
Golden Retriever dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Coton de Tulear dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
Goldendoodle dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle?
Yes
Golden Retriever dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Coton de Tulear dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Goldendoodle dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
Yes
Golden Retriever is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Coton de Tulear 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?
Golden Retrievers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Coton de Tulears are usually recommended for elderly people.
Goldendoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle As a Working Dog Comparison

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

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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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Golden Retriever or Coton de Tulear or Goldendoodle? Which is better for autism?

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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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?

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.

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?

Yes

This breed would make an excellent 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: Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle?

Yes

Golden Retriever breed usually likes being on a boat.
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Not really

Coton de Tulear 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.

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear 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 Golden Retriever and Coton de Tulear and Goldendoodle have?
5-10 puppies 4-6 puppies 4-8 puppies

Golden Retriever vs Coton de Tulear vs Goldendoodle Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1925 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2014 as a Non-Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Bichons and related breeds section. 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
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
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry

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