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Belgian Shepherd - Malinois

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Belgian Shepherd - Malinois profile

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Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height: 56-66cm

Avg weight: 27-29kg

Coat type: Short coated.

Coat colours: Red, fawn, grey.

Originally bred for: Herding sheep.

Breed traits: Hard-working, active, confident, friendly, watchful, protective.

 

A little about the Belgian Shepherd - Malinois

 

The Belgian Shepherd Dog is rare because it comes in four varieties: the Laekenois, the Groenendael, the Malinois, and the Tervuren. They all have different coats and originated in slightly different areas of Belgium. Bred to herd sheep, they have strong protective instincts and need large amounts of exercise and training. However, they love being part of family activities and can be a loyal companion. 

 

 

BELGIAN SHEPHERD MALINOIS HEALTH INFORMATION

The Belgian Shepherd Malinois may be predisposed to the following conditions: Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Cataracts, Pannus and Haemangiosarcoma.