Belgian Malinois is a confident, hard working dogs & versatile world-class worker dog breeds who forges an unbreakable bond with his human partner. To deny a Mal activity, and the pleasure of your company is to deprive him of his very reasons for being this dog breed.
No its not German Shepherd Dog but although his fawn-colored coat and black mask mean he’s often mistaken for a small German Shepherd, the Belgian Malinois (pronounced mal-in-wah) is a distinct breed. His native country, Belgium, is home to four herding dog breeds that vary by color and coat type.
- Life expectancy: 14 – 16 years
- Origin: Belgium
- Temperament: Confident, smart, Hardworking
- Height: Male: 24–26 Inches, Female: 22–24 Inches
- Weight: Male: 60 –80 pounds, Female: 40–60 pounds
- Colors: Rich Fawn with black tipped hairs mahogany with black
- Group: Herding Group
|Coat:||Double coat,flat, straight|
|Litter size||average 3 to 4 pups maybe larger|
|Life span||14-16 years|
BELGIAN MALINOIS DOG
Belgian Malinois are squarely built, brave, proud, and alert herders. Strong and well-muscled dog, but more elegant than bulky, there’s an honest, no-frills look about them, as befit dog built to work hard for their feed. A dog breed hallmark is the proud carriage of the head. Coat colors range from a rich fawn to mahogany dog. The black ears and mask accentuate bright, questioning eyes the color of dark Belgian breeds chocolate.
Moreover, Brilliant and easily trained, the Belgian Malinois exudes confidence and is an exceptional watch and best guard dogs. It is also an active and energetic, terrific at search and rescue, agility, and pretty dog much anything else you can teach him.
BELGIAN MALINOIS TEMPERAMENT AND APPEARANCE
- Intense best describes the Belgian Malinois.
- It is a high-energy breed with a need for regular mental and physical stimulation. These dogs are alert, smart, and serious.
- They can also be aloof with strangers and should be introduced to other dogs and animals carefully. Some can be domineering.
- When confined, they often run in sweeping circles in an effort to stay on the move.
- Thus, this dog is a protective of their home and family dogs.
- Their needs cannot be met with a leisurely walk on leash.
- They instead need a good jog or a vigorous play session.
- These dog especially enjoy herding.
- Their coat needs weekly dog brushing, more when shedding.
- Friendly toward Strangers.
BELGIAN MALINOIS HEALTH AND CARE
- Life expectation is 14 to 16 years.
- Major concerns: none
- Minor concerns: CHD, elbow dysplasia
- Occasionally seen: PRA, cataract, pannus, hemangiosarcoma
- Suggested tests: hip, elbow and eye.