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

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
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