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Belgian Malinois

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Country of Origin: Belgium

Dog Group: Herding Group

Origin of Name: The Belgian Malinois was first bred around Malines in the northwestern region of Belgium.

Shedding

Shed twice a year

Monthly keeping cost

Premium
Rs. 100,000
Standard
Rs. 60,000

Size

Medium-to-large

Tendency to Bark:

Very High

Breed Info

Life Span- 10 to 14 years

Getting a puppy home – extravagant

Availability - rare

About Belgian Malinois

Belgian Malinois is one of the medium-sized shepherd dogs who have been famous for a long time for guarding human families and livestock. In recent times, they have gained the nickname of Super dogs, as there is no task that Belgian Malinois will not be able to perform. Originally developed in the Belgian city of Malines, Belgian Malinois is known to be one of the most intelligent dog breeds with high work ethics.

The unique features of Belgian Malinois are that they are extreme work ethic and highly intelligent breeds. Their eagerness to learn and work makes them a perfect dog breed for a variety of military and herding jobs worldwide.

Maintenance

Visits to Groomer - High

Drooling - very low

Bath – one week to 6 weeks

Tolerance to Heat - Good

Tolerance to cold - Good

Exercise Requirement - Lots

Hair & Coat

Under Coat - Yes

Color – Tan, Black-tipped Fawn, Mahogany

Coat Type - Dense undercoat

Length - Short

Hair Density - Dense

Health

Belgian Malinois are usually a healthy breed of dogs, however, like the large breeds, they are prone to specific health conditions. A medical record of the puppy’s parents may also be quite assuring. Few common health issues that Belgian Malinois may be prone to include:

• Anesthesia Sensitivity
• Elbow Dysplasia
• Progressive Retinal
• Hip Dysplasia

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Training & Intelligence
Belgian Malinois is one of the most intelligent breeds around the world. It thrives on activities and exercises that stimulate them physically and mentally. As law enforcement and military dogs, Belgian Malinois have a very strict training schedule that keeps them mentally and physically stimulated.

Temperament
Belgian Malinois are known to be one of the best dogs under the working dog group usually due to their high levels of intelligence and their eagerness to work. Belgian Malinois have strong protective, confident and territorial instincts about them.

Procreation
Belgian Malinois is a sturdy and healthy breed that becomes mature by the age of 18 months. If you are going to breed and made your Malinois, ensure that you understand thoroughly the medical histories of its mating partner and also the medical history of its mating parents. It helps to ensure that they are not suffering from any serious genetic disorders that may be a deterrent to the overall growth of the new puppies.

Dog Breeds Database Reference: Dogbreedinfo.com, dogtime.com, dogspot.in, akc.org.

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