Belgian Sheepdog

Belgian Sheepdog

Belgian Sheepdog

HEALTH AND
GENERAL INFORMATION

SIZE:

HEIGHT:

 1 foot, 10 inches to 2 feet, 2 inches tall at the shoulder

WEIGHT:

60 to 75 pounds

GENERAL HEALTH:

 In general, Belgian Sheepdogs are healthy, may could suffer from: Elbow Dysplasia, Epilepsy, Cancer and Hypothyroidism

LIFE SPAN:

 10 to 12 years

EXERCISE:

 Belgian Sheepdogs are very different, some prefer daily exercise and other may prefer to relax for such long hours. Is very important to take action if you spot that your dog is gaining unwanted weight

ENERGY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

PERSONALITY:

 Belgian Sheepdogs are very smart and intelligent, they could also be very brave and devoted to their families

BARKING FREQUENCY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

HUNT DRIVE:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

AGGRESSIVENESS:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

SHEDDING HAIR:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

MOUTHINESS POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

WANDERLUST POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

TRAITS

EASY TO GROOM:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

FRIENDLY WITH STRANGERS:

VERY
FRIENDLY

FRIENDLY

NOT FRIENDLY

 

EASE OF HOUSE-TRAINING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

EASE WITH CHILDREN:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

INTELLIGENCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY INTELLIGENT

 

PLAYFULNESS:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY PLAYFUL

 

OUTSIDE/INSIDE BEHAVIOR

APARTMENT LIVING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY DIFFICULT

 

COLD WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

HOT WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

PROS AND CONS

PROS

CONS

 They are very intelligent, easy to train and devoted dogs  They need lots of grooming because they shed a lot and this requires lots of patience or funds for professional grooming services

 

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