7 Popular Dog Breeds Originating From Belgium

Brussels Griffon

A toy breed known for its monkey-like face, curious personality and lively terrier temperament.

Belgian Malinois

An intelligent and energetic herding breed often used as police, military and protection dogs.

Belgian Sheepdog

An alert, watchful and highly trainable sheep herding breed with pointy ears.

Belgian Tervuren

An elegant long coated shepherd breed, lighter boned than the Belgian Malinois.

Belgian Laekenois 

A rare Belgian shepherd breed, recognized for its rough wire coat.

Bouvier des Flandres

A rugged farm dog used for cattle herding, with a tousled, waterproof double coat.


A variety of the Belgian Shepherd Dog with a striking black coat. Loyal and deeply devoted.

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