BELGIAN SHEPHERD

About Belgian Shepherd


Belgian Shepherd: .The Belgian Shepherd (also known as the Belgian Sheepdog or Chien de Berger Belge) is a breed of medium-to-large-sized herding dog. It originated in Belgium and is similar to other sheep herding dogs from that region, including the Dutch Shepherd, the German Shepherd, the Briard, and others. Four types have been identified by various registries as separate breeds or varieties:In Belgium (the country of origin) all four types are considered to be varieties of a single breed, differentiated by hair colour and texture.

In Belgium (the country of origin) all four types are considered to be varieties of a single breed, differentiated by hair colour and texture.[1]:8 In some non-FCI countries and other regions, they are considered separate breeds. For instance, the American Kennel Club (AKC) recognizes only the Groenendael under the name "Belgian Sheepdog",[2] but also recognizes the Tervuren and the Malinois as individual breeds (Belgian Tervuren and Belgian Malinois respectively).[3][4] The Laekenois can be registered as part of the AKC Foundation Stock Service and should eventually be recognised fully by the AKC.[5] In years gone past, the Groenendael and Tervuren were one breed with coat variations until the Belgian Sheepdog Club of America decided to petition the AKC to separate the two.And you can always find Bullmastiff dogs in kerala from our farm.

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Life span:   10 – 14 years
Origin:   Belgium
Scientific name:   Canis lupus familiaris
Higher classification:   Dog
Mass:   Male: 25 – 30 kg, Female: 20 – 25 kg
Height:   Male: 61 – 66 cm, Female: 56 – 61 cm

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