Belgian Shepherd
Chien de Berger Belge

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Belgian Shepherd (Groenendael)
Chien de Berger Belge
Belgian Sheepdog

Belgian, Middle Ages


Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 13-14 years on average

Weight & Height
60-80 Pounds & 22-26 Inches

Known Health Problems
Anesthesia sensitivity, cancer, epilepsy, Hip and elbow dysplasia, PRA, thyroid problems.

Physical Description
Large, muscular, elegant, squarely built dog. The head is strong with a pointed muzzle. They eyes are dark brown and almond shaped, The ears are large, triangular and prick.

Great with children yet wary of strangers. Easy to obedience train and makes a great watchdog.


Living Conditions
Would do best with an active family in a rural or suburban home

Brush Once a week

Needs vigorous daily exercise on a lead or in a large yard

Coat Texture
Long Coat

Coat Colors



6-10 pups per litter that need to be trained early

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Belgian Shepherd (Groenendael) Breeders

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