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Groenendael

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Groenendael





UK KC Classification Pastoral
Country of Origin Belgium
Date of Origin Middle Ages/1800s
Height 56 - 66 cm (22 - 26 inches)
Weight 27.5 - 28.5 Kgs (61 - 63 lbs)
Life Expectancy 13 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics


Groenendael are well balanced, strong, athletic dogs. They have a long, double coat that is black in colour.

Temperament

Groenendael are active, loyal, intelligent dogs.

Suitability


If you are considering a Groenendael as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They require a lot of grooming
They are easy to obedience train
They usually make good watch dogs

Interesting Facts

Groenendael are also known as:
Chien de Berger Belge
Belgian Sheepdog
Belgian Shepherd

Belgian Shepherd Dog (also known as the Belgian Sheepdog or Chien de Berger Belge) can refer to four varieties of dog:
Tervueren
Groenendael
Laekenois
Malinois
 


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