Belgian Tervuren

  • Size

  • Height

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

    Males – 60 to 75 pounds, Females - 40 to 55 pounds
  • Coat

    Medium to Long
  • Color

    Fawn to russet mahogany with black overlay
  • Energy

  • Activities

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


Bred as a general purpose herding and guard dog, the Belgian Tervuren has a strong protective instinct. One of four types of Belgian sheepherding dogs, this breed is distinguished by his medium-long fawn-and-black coat, which should be brushed twice weekly. Intelligent and devoted, the Belgian Tervuren is a loving dog that excels as a therapy dog and companion to the disabled.

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