Belgian Tervuren

Also Called: Belgian Shepherd Dog – Tervuren

Belgian Tervuren
Friendliness High
Kid Friendly High
Pet Friendly High
Exercise Needs Significant
Playfulness High
Energy Level High
Trainability Average
Intelligence High
Tendency To Bark Medium
Amount Of Shedding Medium

The Belgian Tervuren is a medium-sized herding breed of dog that is recognized for its great intelligence, loyalty, and protective nature. It is a highly active, agile breed that requires plenty of exercise to stay fit and healthy.

Breed Overview

  • Group: Herding Dog
  • Life Span: 10-14 years
  • Height: 22-26 inches
  • Weight: 50-75 pounds
  • Coat: Medium-length, double-coat
  • Coat Colors: Red-Sand-Blond,Grey,Black
  • Litter Size: 4-8
  • Family: Herding Dog
  • Hypoallergenic: false
  • Recognition: AKC, FCI, UKC
  • Size: Medium

Training and Care

The Belgian Tervuren is a highly sensitive and intelligent breed that needs consistent, positive training in order to reach its full potential. They require an owner who is willing to provide firm and consistent leadership. Socialization is key to ensuring that your Belgians are well-rounded and socialized.

Diet and Nutrition

The Belgian Tervuren should be fed a canine diet that is specially formulated for their age, size and activity level. They need adequate proteins, fats, and essential nutrients to maintain good health. food with grain or fillers should be avoided.

Health Problems

The Belgian Tervuren is a healthy breed, but does have some hereditary health problems such as hip dysplasia, heart disease, and eye disorders. They should be checked regularly for any developing health issues.

Breed History

The Belgian Tervuren is a breed of medium-sized herding dog that originated in Belgium. The breed was first developed to herd sheep, but later on they were used for guarding, search and rescue, and military service. The breed is classified as a 'Belgian Shepherd Dog', which includes four other varieties.

Where to Buy or Adopt

Belgian Tervurens are easily available at pet stores or breeders, but their prices can be costly. Adopting a Belgian Tervuren is possible through animal shelters or rescue organizations. Prices for adoption range from $50 to $400 USD

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