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Belgian Tervuren Info

Belgian Tervuren Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-14 years Height: 22-26" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 6-10 pups
Group: Herding Weight: 60-75 lbs Hair Length: Long, Medium Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Belgian Tervuren 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 Tervuren breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 14 years, Long, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Belgian Tervuren should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 10 puppies.

Belgian Tervuren Breed Characteristics

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

Belgian Tervuren 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

Belgian Tervuren Coat

Belgian Tervuren Dog Colors

Shades of red or fawn with a black overlay.

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