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Belgian Sheepdog Info

Belgian Sheepdog Breed Information

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Lifespan: 10-12 years Height: 22-26" Shedding: Moderate, Heavy Litter Size: 6-10 pups
Group: Herding Weight: 60-75 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Belgian Sheepdog is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 60 lbs that can reach 75 lbs. It is officially part of the Herding group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Belgian Sheepdog breed has a typical lifespan of 10 to 12 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate, Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Belgian Sheepdog should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 10 puppies.

Belgian Sheepdog Breed Characteristics

Group Herding Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog no
Origin Belgium Easy to Train yes
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs medium
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Belgian Sheepdog Temperament

smart and obedient, serious and watchful with strong protective and territorial instincts, make excellent police and guard dogs, needs an experienced master who is firm, but not harsh

Health Problems

epilepsy, skin allergies, and eye problems have been seen on rare occasions, fluctuations in behavior, hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia

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