Height: 22”- 26”
Weight: 40 - 80 lbs
Lifespan: 13 - 14 years
Average Litter: 6 - 10
Belgian Sheepdog belongs to the herding group. They do well in herding and guarding.
An intelligent and affectionate breed, the Belgian Sheepdog does best in a country environment, but can do well in home life.
This breed has very strong protective instincts and does well as a guard dog.
This dog is a devoted companion, gentle, loving, attentive and smart.
They are highly trainable dogs with strong work drive.
This breed requires firm socialization at an early age, as they tend to be very protective of their owners and territory.
Belgian Sheepdog goes best with active and experienced owners. Long brisk walks are required if this breed is to live without a yard.
This breed does best when they are in a safe and fenced in area or in rural and suburban homes.
This breed has a harsh texture to its coat, but it should be neither silky nor wiry.
A full double coat, the outer coat should remain coarse yet soft, and the undercoat should be dense and fluffy.
Daily combing or brushing is required for this long, straight haired breed.