| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||56 - 66 cm (22 - 26 inches)
||27.5 - 28.5 Kgs (61 - 63 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
||12 - 14 Yrs
Laekenois are square proportioned, hard working dogs. They have a distinctive, harsh coat that is fawn in colour.
Laekenois are active, alert, intelligent dogs.
If you are considering a Laekenois as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They thrive in cold climates
They are easy to obedience train
They usually make good watch dogs
Laekenois are also known as:
Chien de Berger Belge
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Laeken)
Belgian Shepherd Dog (also known as the Belgian Sheepdog or Chien de Berger Belge) can refer to four varieties of dog:
Laekenois are the most rare of the four breeds of Belgian Shepherd Dog.