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Briard profile

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Lifespan: 10-12 Years

Avg height: 58-69cm

Avg weight: 25-40kg

Coat type: Long, flowing, slightly wavy coat.

Coat colours: Black, white, tawny, grey, black & grey, black & tawny.

Originally bred for: Herding.

Breed traits: Fearless, intelligent, faithful, obedient.


A little about the Briard


The Briard is a breed with a beautiful long coat and is always eager to please. They are obedient and easy to train, with a gentle attitude towards their families. However, they preserve their herding and guarding instincts and can be apprehensive of strangers. 




The Briard may be predisposed to health conditions such as: Gastric Torsion (bloat), Canine Hip Dysplasia, Night blindness, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, and some heart disease. 

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.