Belgian Shepherd Malinois
Belgian Shepherd Malinois is bred primarily as working dog for personal protection in Belgium and other European countries, as well as in the United States.
The Belgian Malinois is a medium-sized dog and has a square-proportioned build. The Belgian Malinois has black erect ears, a black snout, and black markings on his coat. Personality: This breed’s high energy level is among the highest of all breeds and will be puppy-like till the age of 3 – 5. The Belgian Malinois is friendly and protective.
Belgian Shepherd Malinois Build Information
The Belgian Malinois is a medium-sized dog and has a square-proportioned build. The Belgian Malinois has black erect ears, a black snout, and black markings on his coat.
Behaviour and Personality
This breed’s high energy level is among the highest of all breeds and will be puppy-like till the age of 3 – 5. The Belgian Malinois is friendly and protective.
The Belgian Shepherd Malinois needs basic grooming and weekly brushing to remove dead hair. Once or twice a year this breed sheds heavily! Brush his teeth frequently to keep your dog healthy and to avoid a stinky breath. The Malinois barely needs a bath.
Breed's Talents and Facts
- The Belgian Shepherd Malinois named Bear is regular featured as a cast member in the TV show Person of Interest
- The Belgian Shepherd Malinois called Cairo, a war dog, was used by the United States Navy SEALs in Operation Neptune Spear
- Posy, a Belgian Shepherd Malinois, is the only dog in the Israel Defense Forces to receive the Medal of Distinguished Service by rescuing two agents from beneath a collapsed six story building
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Common Health Conditions in Belgian Shepherd Malinoiss
Progressive retinal atrophy, Pannus, Cataracts, Epilepsy, Thyroid disease, and Hip dysplasia.
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