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Breed: Belgian Tervuren
Country of Origin: 19th century Belgium
AKC Group: Herding
Function: Herding, tracking, search and life rescue
Life Span: 10-14 years
Appearance: Large, athletic, muscular
Color: Fawn with black tipped hairs
Coat Type: Shedding, medium-long, straight, full
Grooming: Brush as needed
Height: 22-26 inches
Weight: 55-80 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: Yes
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Do not push
Good With Children: O.K.
Good With Pets: No
Good With Strangers: Cautious
Character: Watchful, shy, smart, active
Home Environment: Tall fence
Best Owner: Firm, patient
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Overprotective, fear biting, shyness
Physical: Hip dysplasia