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Brussles Griffon.jpg (8564 bytes) The Griffon is an intelligent cheerful dog with a terrier-like disposition. They make a fine companion dog. It is affectionate, willful and high-strung, but charming. Lively and curious, they love everyone, but can get quite moody.
Breed: Brussels Griffon
Country of Origin: England and Belgium
AKC Group: Toy
Function: Rid stables of vermin
Life Span: 12-15 years
Appearance: Small
Color: red, a mixture of red-brown & black, black & tan, and solid black
Coat Type: Rough-Coated and Smooth-Coated
Grooming: Requires a lot of attention, however the coat of the pet dogs may be clipped
Height: 7-8 inches
Weight: 6-12 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: Ok, will bark
Character: Cheerful
Home Environment: Apartment is ok
Best Owner:  
Potential Problems: Lively
Physical: Difficult to breed. Dams often require Cesarean section for whelping. Some are prone to slipped stifle, eyes and respiratory problems.