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Briard Breed Information

Briard was originally developed in Paris by Pierre Megnin in the year 1863. This breed was registered by American Kennel Club in the year 1928. They were initially used as herd dogs, to guard live stocks. They were also used as family companions. Now, they are used as police dogs, rescue dogs, watch dogs, and also herd dogs. They are massive in size, and are also very powerful. They have large head, with a wide and also long muzzle. Their teeth are set in scissor bite. They have high set and also flat ears, when left natural, and in some cases, ears are cropped right after birth. Their tail is covered with feathering, and is crook shaped at the end. Their feet are large and also compact. The skin of this breed is double coated. The outer coat is hard in texture, and is also dry, at the same time; the undercoat of this breed is smooth. They are available in almost all colours. The average eight of male Briard is 62 cm to 68 cm, and in case females, the average height is 56 cm to 67 cm. The average weight of this breed is 36 kg. Basically this breed is farm dogs, and has a natural instinct of a farm dog. They are gentle and also calm in nature. They are powerful and also very protective in nature. This breed is very alert and also watchful at the same time. They are not the right choice for an inexperienced owner. They can become stubborn at certain times. They should be socialized properly to avoid aggressive behaviour to strangers and also other house pets. They should be never let alone with children. They are usually loyal and also devoted to their master. They should be trained by a firm and also confident trainer. This breed is very active and also energetic; hence they need a lot of exercise to keep them happy and also stable. They should be taken out for daily walks and also jogs. They should also be taken out for swimming, as they are good swimmers. They should never be bored, and if they are bored they can get very destructive. This breed is prone to health conditions like PRA, hip dysplasia, stomach torsions and also bloat. The average life expectancy of this breed is 1o years to 12 years.



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