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Belgian Sheepdog (Groenendael)

Group Pastoral Dogs
AKC Group AKC Herding Dogs
Temperament intelligent, protective
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Moderate Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Moderately Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Unsociable Dog Breeds
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Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Belgian Sheepdog (Groenendael) Facts

First used for Herding sheep
Country of origins Belgium
Year of origin 1800s
Colors Black, black with limited white markings
Height (min) 24 inches (61 cm)
Height (max) 26 inches (66 cm)
Weight (min) 65 lbs (29 kg)
Weight (max) 75 lbs (34 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 13 years
Life expectancy (max) 14 years