Whether he’s herding, doing police work, competing in dog sports, or being a family friend and protector, the Malinois does everything to the max.
Vital Stats
Height: 22 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: 40 to 80 pounds (males average 70 pounds, females average 50 pounds)
Coat: short and smooth
Life span: 12 to 14 years

Belgian Malinois were originally bred to be herding dogs. Today, they also work as police dogs, protection dogs, and family companions. In the hands of an experienced dog person, they are intense, intelligent and athletic companions.
Full Belgian Malinois profile on DogTime.com
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