His shaggy looks and comic nature hide a long and distinguished history.

Vital Stats

Height: 21 to 25.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 50 to 70 pounds
Coat: rough and medium-length
Life span: 13 to 14 years

Summary
Also known as the Picardy Shepherd, the Berger Picard is thought to be the oldest of the French sheepdogs.

His scruffy looks and lively intelligence have won him plenty of fans over the centuries, and more recently, they’re winning him movie roles. The Berger Picard picks up training easily but can have a stubborn streak. Full Berger Picard profile on DogTime.com

Easy to groom:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
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)
Ease of training:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Average:
3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)