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Bouvier Des Flandres


Bouvier Des Flandres profile

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Lifespan: 10-12 Years

Avg height: 59-68cm

Avg weight: 27-40kg

Coat type: Thick, dense coat.

Coat colours: Black, fawn, brindle, black & brown, grey, salt & pepper.

Originally bred for: Farm work: herding cattle and sheep, cart pulling, guard/police dogs.

Breed traits: Gentle, protective, loyal, rational, smart.


A little about the Bouvier Des Flandres


The Bouvier Des Flandres are a powerful, obedient breed who were used during World War I as messenger and ambulance dogs. They are protective and calm, making them apt guard dogs and family members. They love being outdoors and need daily exercise and grooming.



The Bouvier Des Flandres may experience health problems such as: Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Glaucoma, Laryngeal Paralysis, Sub-Aortic Stenosis, and Hypothyroidism.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.