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

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
[usrlist “Energy Level:5” “Intelligence:5” “Playfulness:5” “Sensitivity:4” “Tendency to bark or howl:5” “Need for exercise:4” “Affectionate with family:4” “Cold tolerance:4” “Dog friendly:3” “Drooling potential:3” “General health:3” “Heat Tolerance:3” “Easy to groom:2” “Potential for weight gain:2” ]