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Belgian Shepherd Tervuren

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Belgian Shepherd Tervuren information
Name Belgian Shepherd Tervuren
Other names Chien de Berger Belge, Belgian Tervueren
Origin Belgium
Size Type Medium-sized Dog Breeds
Breed Group Herding dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 12 -14 years
Temperament Attentive, Intelligent, Alert, Loyal, Energetic, Protective
Height Female: 22–24 inches (56–62 cm)
Male: 24–26 inches (60–66 cm)
Weight Female: 20–25 kg
Male: 25–30 kg
Colors Brindle, Black, Black & Cream, Fawn & Liver, Fawn & Black, Mahogany & Black
Puppy Price Average $1000 - $1500 USD
Belgian Shepherd Tervuren Characteristics
Good with Kids
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Trainability
Shedding
Watchdog Best!
Intelligence Ranking: 14
Grooming
Popularity No.108
Adaptability
Hypoallergenic No
Overview
The first impression of the Belgian Tervuren is that of a well-balanced, medium-size dog, elegant in appearance, standing squarely on all fours, with proud carriage of head and neck. He is strong, agile, well-muscled, alert and full of life. He gives the impression of depth and solidity without bulkiness. The male should appear unquestionably masculine; the female should have a distinctly feminine look and be judged equally with the male.  The Belgian Tervuren is a natural dog and there is no need for excessive posing in the show ring. The Belgian Tervuren reflects the qualities of intelligence, courage, alertness and devotion to master. In addition to his inherent ability as a herding dog, he protects his master's person and property without being overtly aggressive. He is watchful, attentive, and usually in motion when not under command. The Belgian Tervuren is a herding dog and versatile worker. The highest value is to be placed on qualities that maintain these abilities, specifically, correct temperament, gait, bite and coat.
Body type
The body is powerful without heaviness. The length, measured from the point of the shoulder to the end of the rump (illium), is approximately equal to the height at the withers. In bitches, the length can go slightly beyond the height of the withers.
Coat
The Belgian Tervuren is particularly adaptable to extremes of temperature or climate. The guard hairs of the coat must be long, close-fitting, straight and abundant. The texture is of medium harshness, not silky or wiry. Wavy or curly hair is a fault. The undercoat is very dense, commensurate, however, with climatic conditions. The hair is short on the head, outside the ears, and on the front part of the legs. The opening of the ear is protected by tufts of hair.
Color
The Tervueren is the charcoaled, “long-haired, other than black” with dark mask. A small to moderate white patch is permitted on the chest, and the tips of the toes may be white. White or gray frosting on the muzzle is acceptable.
Temperament
In his relationship with humans he is observant and vigilant with strangers, but not apprehensive. He does not show fear or shyness. He does not show viciousness by unwarranted or unprovoked attack. He must be approachable, standing his ground and showing confidence to meet overtures without himself making them. With those he knows well, he is most affectionate and friendly, zealous for their attention and very possessive.
Gait
Lively and graceful, covering the maximum ground with minimum effort.  Always in motion, seemingly never tiring, he shows ease of movement rather than hard driving action. He single tracks at a fast gait, the legs both front and rear converging toward the centerline of gravity of the dog.
More info
Belgian Shepherd Tervuren wiki , Belgian Shepherd Tervuren AKC
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