This herding breed from Belgium is an alert, active, and energetic companion.

Vital Stats

Height: 21 to 26.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 40 to 70 pounds (males average 62 pounds, females average 47 pounds)
Coat: long and moderately harsh
Life span: 10 to 12 years

Summary
Created in Belgium in the late 19th century, the Belgian Tervuren is often considered to be the most elegant of the four Belgian sheepdogs. He’s intelligent and athletic, making him a versatile performer in any number of activities, including his original job, herding.

If you can provide a dog with plenty of exercise, training, and attention, he might be a good choice for you. Full Belgian Tervuren profile on DogTime.com

Energy Level:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
General health:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5)