Belgian Sheepdog

  • Size

    Large
  • Height

    Males – 24 to 26 inches at the withers, Females – 22 to 24 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – 55 to 65 pounds, Females – 45 to 50 pounds
  • Coat

    Long
  • Color

    Black
  • Energy

    High
  • Activities

    Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally, Tracking, Herding, Search and Rescue, Police Work, Therapy
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

An elegant, muscular dog, the Belgian Sheepdog is a loving companion that excels as a herding and guard dog. Originating in the 1800s, the Belgian Sheepdog is an intelligent, easily trained, active breed that does best when given a job or purpose. One of four types of Belgian sheepherding dogs, he is distinguished by his long, black coat, which has a dense undercoat and requires weekly brushing.

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