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Name Bloodhound Estrela Mountain Dog Shar-Pei
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
St. Hubert Hound
Saint Hubert Hound
Chien de Saint-Hubert
Flemish Hound
Cao da Serra da Estrela
Portuguese Shepherd
Chinese Fighting Dog
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Purebred

Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Which is more expensive?
$800-$1200 Unknown $1000-$1200
Availability
Which is easier to get, Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?
Very frequent: The Bloodhound 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.
Very frequent: The Shar-Pei is quite easy to get.

Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Which is the smallest dog, Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?
Large Giant Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Estrela Mountain Dog? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei weight comparison:
Male: 90-110 pounds (41-50 kg), Female: 80-100 pounds (36-45 kg) Male: 99–132 pounds (45-60 kg), Female: 77–99 pounds (35-45 kg) 40-55 pounds (18- 25 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 100 pounds (45.5 kg), Female: 90 pounds (40.5 kg) Male: 115.5 pounds (52.5 kg), Female: 88 pounds (40 kg) 47.5 pounds (18- 25 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei height comparison:
Male: 25-27 inches (63-69 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (58-63 cm) Male: 25–30 inches (63.5-76 kg) Female: 24–28 inches (61-71 cm) 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 26 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (60.5 cm) Male: 27.5 inches (70 cm), Female: 26 inches (66 cm) 19 inches (48.5 cm)

Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei coat comparison:
Rough Thick
Coarse
Wavy
Dense
Colors
What are the original Bloodhound, Estrela Mountain Dog and Shar-Pei color?
Tan
Red
Liver
Black
Fawn
Yellow
Wolf Gray
Apricot
Blue
Cream
Red
Brown
Fawn
Black
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Bloodhound doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Average: The Estrela Mountain Dog requires average grooming effort.
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Average: The Shar-Pei requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or {name3 shedding:
Bloodhounds shed moderately.
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Estrela Mountain Dogs shed moderately.
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Shar-Peis shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one.
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4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup.
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Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei behavior/temperament comparison:
Affectionate
Gentle
Independent
Outright
Tempered
Stubborn
Suspicious
Stubborn
Protective
Keen
Alert
Dignified
Loyal
Affectionate
Independent
Reserved
Devoted
Loving
Suspicious
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei intelligence:
Smart: Bloodhound's has great intelligence.
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Smart: Estrela Mountain Dog'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
Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei trainability comparison.
Bloodhounds are easy to train.
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Estrela Mountain Dogs are quite easy to train.
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Shar-Peis are quite easy to train.
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Playfulness
Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei playfulness comparison:
The Bloodhound is a highly playful breed.
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The Estrela Mountain Dog is a playful breed.
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Average: Shar-Peis, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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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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Shar-Peis are less sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei?
High: Bloodhounds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average to High: Estrela Mountain Dogs are highly affectionate dogs.
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Slightly Below Average: Shar-Peis may seem unfriendly sometimes due to their independence.
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Social Needs
Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei social needs comparison:
Bloodhounds need a lot of social interaction.
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Estrela Mountain Dogs need for social interaction is average.
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Shar-Peis are kinda antisocial.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei?
A lot: Bloodhound is a particularly loud breed.
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A lot: Estrela Mountain Dog is a particularly loud breed.
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Low: The Shar-Pei barks none to minimal.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?
Bloodhounds are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
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Estrela Mountain Dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
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Shar-Peis are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Bloodhounds can't provide protection for their territory.
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Estrela Mountain Dogs are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Shar-Peis are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Bloodhound has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Estrela Mountain Dog has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Shar-Pei has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Bloodhound bite force: Ordinary.

Above 400 PSI 🔼

Estrela Mountain Dog bite force: The Strongest.

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Shar-Pei bite force: Ordinary.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei mouthiness comparison:
Bloodhounds have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Estrela Mountain Dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Shar-Peis have a strong 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?
Bloodhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Estrela Mountain Dogs have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
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Shar-Peis 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?
Bloodhounds 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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Shar-Peis 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 Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Bloodhound breed.
It is not recommended to keep the Estrela Mountain Dog breed in the home.
Apartment-friendly dog the Shar-Pei breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Average: Bloodhounds adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Estrela Mountain Dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Average: Shar-Peis adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?
Bloodhounds tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Shar-Peis handle alone time quite well.

Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei Good With Comparison

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

Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei Health Comparison

Health Issues
Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei health comparison. Which is the healthier: Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei?
Very healthy dog breed.
Very healthy dog breed.
Very healthy dog breed.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei health problems comparison:
Bloat
Ectopic Cilia
Ectropion
Elbow Dysplasia
Entropion
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
No data available Bloat
Cancer
Cutaneous Mucinosis
Demodectic Mange
Elbow Dysplasia
Entropion
Fever
Glaucoma
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Osteochondrosis Dissecans
Patellar Luxation
Pyoderma
Seborrhea
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Bloodhound should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Rare
The Estrela Mountain Dog should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Rare
The Shar-Pei should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei lifespan comparison. How long do Bloodhound, Estrela Mountain Dog and Shar-Pei breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Bloodhound: 11 years
10-14 years
The average lifespan of Estrela Mountain Dog: 12 years
8-10 years
The average lifespan of Shar-Pei: 9 years
Hypoallergenic
Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei energy level comparison:
Bloodhounds are high-energy dogs.
Estrela Mountain Dogs are high-energy dogs.
Shar-Peis have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Bloodhounds need a lot of exercises.
Estrela Mountain Dogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Shar-Peis exercise need is minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?
Bloodhounds don't need too much sleep.
Estrela Mountain Dogs don't need too much sleep.
Shar-Peis like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei?
Recommended daily amount: 4 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 2.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei weight gain potential comparison:
Average: The Bloodhound has an average risk for obesity.
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High: The Estrela Mountain Dog breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Shar-Pei's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei?
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 cold weather
The Estrela Mountain Dog can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also 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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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei?

High 🔼

The Bloodhound has a high chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Estrela Mountain Dog has an average chance of bad smell.

High 🔼

The Shar-Pei has a high chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Bloodhound is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
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The Estrela Mountain Dog is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Shar-Pei is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
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Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei 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: Bloodhound or Estrela Mountain Dog or Shar-Pei? 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: Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei?

Not really

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

Estrela Mountain Dog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Shar-Pei 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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Yes

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Yes

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.

Yes

In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dogs.

Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei 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 Bloodhound and Estrela Mountain Dog and Shar-Pei have?
8-10 puppies 7-8 puppies 4-6 puppies

Bloodhound vs Estrela Mountain Dog vs Shar-Pei Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1992 as a Non-Sporting breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type 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.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
No data available American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
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

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