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Belgian Shepherd Dog Breed Information

Belgian Shepherd Dog is a breed of medium-to-large-sized herding dog. It originated in Belgium and is similar to other sheep herding dogs from that also known in names like Belgian Sheepdog, Chien de Berger Belge. There breeds are categorized in four separate varieties Groenendael, Laekenois, Tervuren, and Malinois. These are under the group of Herding, AKC Herding. These highly energy, and extremely intelligent dogs and need leadership when are challenged, and they are well exercised regularly. The body of the Belgian Shepherd Dog is well muscled and has a tight skin and a squarely proportioned body. They have parallel legs and have a strong base with tailbone. These breeds their eyes is in almond shape and are brown. These breeds have erect ears in the shape of triangle. The Belgian Shepherd dog has a long, straight and medium length, heavy outer coat and a dense undercoat that requires daily combing and brushing. This breed is a seasonal heavy shedder. This is a working dog and must be given a lot of exercise. Regarding its temperament, it is a very bright nature and well obedient dog, which is determined and observant with powerful protective and instincts. This breed is instinctively protective so it should be trained and tamed very well from an early age. Puppies should be tamed right from the time of birth. They need leadership, daily workouts along with training and companionship The average life span of Belgian Shepherd dog is 13-14 years. no major health problem Some minor concerns that have been seen such as epilepsy, skin allergies, eye problems, shyness, excessive aggressiveness, but it is very important that do not overfeed this breed because it will have the tendency to become obese and lazy. The Belgian Shepherd dog will be okay in an apartment if it is provided with sufficient exercise. It is moderately active indoors and will do best with at least an average-sized yard. The size of this breed varies from male to female ,male has weight of 65kg to 75kg ,whereas female has 60kg to 70kg .In the case of height male grows up to 24inch to 26inch and female grows from 22inch to 24inch.

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