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Name Miniature Poodle Cockapoo Havanese
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Barboncino Miniatura
Barbone
Carniche Moyen
Pudle
Zwergpudel
Cockerdoodle
Spoodle
Cockerpoo
Bichon Habanero
Bichon Havanais
Bichon Havanes
Havanese Cuban Bichon
Havaneser
Havanezer
Bichon Havanese
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese breed type comparison:
Purebred Cross Breed Purebred

Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$1500 $900-$1100 $900-$1200
Availability
Which is easier to get, Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.
Frequent: The Cockapoo is easier than average to get.
Very frequent: The Havanese is quite easy to get.

Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Which is the smallest dog, Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?
Small Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Cockapoo? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese weight comparison:
15-17 pounds (7-8 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg) 7-13 pounds (3-6 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
16 pounds (7.5 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg) 10 pounds (4.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese height comparison:
11-15 inches (28-38 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm) 8-11 inches (21-29 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
13 inches (33 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm) 10 inches (25 cm)

Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese coat comparison:
Dense
Curly
Thick
Curly
Wavy
Soft
Wavy
Woolly
Flat
Long
Colors
What are the original Miniature Poodle, Cockapoo and Havanese color?
Apricot
Black
Brown
Gray
Silver
White
Fawn
Blue
Cream
Red
Beige
Black
Brown
Silver
Tan
Red
White
Black
Reddish-Brown
Fawn
White
Havana Brown
Tobacco
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Average: The Havanese requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or {name3 shedding:
Miniature Poodles shed none to minimal.
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Cockapoos are low shedders.
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Havaneses shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?
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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Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese behavior/temperament comparison:
Active
Faithful
Intelligent
Alert
Instinctual
Trainable
Affectionate
Cheerful
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Social
Alert
Friendly
Loving
Going
Responsive
Affectionate
Gentle
Playful
Companionable
Intelligent
Responsive
Sturdy
Lively
Amiable
Charming
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese intelligence:
Outstanding: Miniature Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
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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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Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Trainability
Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese trainability comparison.
Miniature Poodles are very easy to train.
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Cockapoos are easy to train.
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Havaneses are very easy to train.
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Playfulness
Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese playfulness comparison:
The Miniature Poodle is a playful breed.
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The Cockapoo is a playful breed.
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The Havanese is a highly playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
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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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese?
High: Miniature Poodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Cockapoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Havaneses are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese social needs comparison:
Miniature Poodles need a lot of social interaction.
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Cockapoos are a social breed.
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Havaneses need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese?
Average to High: The Miniature Poodle is a vocal breed.
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Average: The Cockapoo barks occasionally.
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Low to Average: The Havanese rarely barks.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?
Miniature Poodles are good watchdogs.
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Cockapoos are average watchdogs.
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Havaneses are good watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Miniature Poodles are average defenders.
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Cockapoos are average defenders.
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Havaneses strongly protect their territory.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Miniature Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Cockapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Havanese has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Miniature Poodle bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Cockapoo bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Havanese bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese mouthiness comparison:
Miniature Poodles have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Cockapoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Havaneses 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?
Miniature Poodles tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Cockapoos have average wanderlust potential.
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Havaneses 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?
Miniature Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Their prey drive is low.
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Havaneses have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?
Very house-friendly dog the Miniature Poodle breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Cockapoo breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Havanese breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Miniature Poodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cockapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Havaneses adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?
Miniature Poodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Cockapoos 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.
Havaneses tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese Good With Comparison

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

Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese Health Comparison

Health Issues
Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese health comparison. Which is the healthier: Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese?
The Miniature Poodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Cockapoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Havanese 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: Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese health problems comparison:
Addison's Disease
Bloat
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Luxating Patella
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Cataracts
Chondrodysplasia
Deafness
Elbow Dysplasia
Heart Murmurs
Hip Dysplasia
Legg-perthes Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Miniature Poodle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Cockapoo should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Havanese should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese lifespan comparison. How long do Miniature Poodle, Cockapoo and Havanese breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Miniature Poodle: 15 years
14-18 years
The average lifespan of Cockapoo: 16 years
14-16 years
The average lifespan of Havanese: 15 years
Hypoallergenic
Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese energy level comparison:
Miniature Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Cockapoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Havaneses 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
Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Miniature Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Cockapoos have an average exercise need.
Havaneses exercise need is very minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?
Miniature Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Cockapoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Havaneses 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: Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese?
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. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Miniature Poodle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Cockapoo's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Havanese's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese?
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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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, Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese?

Low 🔽

The Miniature Poodle has a low chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Cockapoo has an average chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Havanese has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Miniature Poodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Cockapoo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Havanese is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese 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: Miniature Poodle or Cockapoo or Havanese? 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?

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: Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese?

Not really

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

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

Havanese 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.

Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese 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 Miniature Poodle and Cockapoo and Havanese have?
2-8 puppies, average 5 4-6 puppies 1-9 puppies, average 4

Miniature Poodle vs Cockapoo vs Havanese 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. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1996 as a Toy breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Bichons and related 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
Canadian Canine Registry
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Havanese Club of America

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