Belgian Shepherd

bright, courageous, active

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About

Country of origin: Belgium
Breed group: Sheepdogs and Cattledogs - Group 1 (FCI); Pastoral Group (KC); Herding Group (AKC)

Facts

Size: large
Coat: long-haired (Groenendael, Tervueren), short-haired (Malinois), rough-haired (Laekenois)
Colour: black (Groenendael), fawn (Tervueren, Malinois, Laekenois)
Life expectancy: 10-16 years

Characteristics

Intelligent, versatile and full of energy, always ready to spring into action with his human buddy, whom he loves and protects.

Four in One

Historically one breed, differing in coat colour, length & texture, the four varieties of the Belgian Shepherd are named from areas around Brussels where they originated as herding dogs.
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