Elegant in black, this longhaired beauty also has brains and a strong work ethic.

Vital Stats

Height: 22 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: 60 to 75 pounds
Coat: harsh and long
Life span: 10 to 12 years or more

Summary
This medium-size herding dog originated in Belgium where he was used to herd sheep. He later graduated to police work, and today his versatility makes him suitable for many types of work and dog sports. He’s alert, devoted, and protective.

Ease of training:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Vigor:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)