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Belgian Tervuren

Belgian Tervuren
  • Size Large
  • Height Males 60 to 66 centimetres at the withers
    Females 55 to 60 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight Males 27 to 34 kilograms
    Females - 18 to 25 kilograms
  • Coat Medium to Long
  • Energy High
  • Colour Fawn to russet mahogany with black overlay
  • Activities Therapy, Agility, Conformation, Herding, Obedience, Rally, Search and Rescue, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both
Bred as a general purpose herding and guard dog, the Belgian Tervuren has a strong protective instinct. One of four types of Belgian sheepherding dogs, this breed is distinguished by his medium-long fawn-and-black coat, which should be brushed twice weekly. Intelligent and devoted, the Belgian Tervuren is a loving dog that excels as a therapy dog and companion to the disabled.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living if sufficiently exercised
Did you know?
The Belgian Tervuren is named for the Belgian village of Tervuren, home to M.F Corbeel, an early breeder who is credited with breeding the foundation stock. A famous fawn Tervuren, Milsart, became the breeds first Belgian show champion in 1907.