Belgian Shepherds (Laekenois, Malinois, Belgian Sheepdog, and Tervuren)

Chien de Berger Belge - Les Races de Chiens by Henri de Bylandt

Chien de Berger Belge – Les Races de Chiens by Henri de Bylandt

Belgian Shepherd

(Laekenois, Malinois, Belgian Sheepdog, Tervuren)

Also known as: Chien de Berger Belge

Origin: Belgium

Height at shoulder: 22–26 inches (56–66 cm)

Weight: 40–80 pounds (18–36 kg)

Coat:See individual descriptions

Color:See individual descriptions

Ear: Triangular, upright

Tail: Long, thick, slightly curved

Belgian Tervuren  Belgian Sheepdog  Belgian Malinois  Belgian Laekenois
  Also known as: Groenendael, Blacks   Also known as: Laekense, Laeken
Coat: Long, straight, abundant, similar to that of the Groenendael Coat: Plentiful, fairly long, straight, medium harsh (not silky or wiry) Coat: Short, straight, and hard Coat: Wirehair
Color: Fawn to reddish mahogany with black mask and overlay Color: Black Color: Red to charcoaled fawn with black tips, mask, and ears Color: Fawn to mahogany with black overlay

 

 

 

 

 

Belgian Sheepdogs

Belgian Sheepdogs

To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

http://www.lasrocosa.com/education.html

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