Belgian Tervuren


The Belgian Tervuren originated in Belgium. The breed was originally bred as a herding dog. Nowadays, they often work as sheepdogs, service dogs, and family dogs. The Belgian Tervuren is also known as a military and rescue dog.
Belgian Tervuren

Appearance & Grooming

The Belgian Tervuren is a large dog with a muscular and balanced body. The breed has a double coat in fawn, black, and mahogany. They shed seasonally and require brushing three times per week when shedding.

Behavior & Disposition

The Belgian Tervuren is known for its alert, energetic, loyal, intelligent, and courageous character. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Belgian Tervuren has a high activity level, but it is still easy for the breed to become overweight. The Belgian Tervuren should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and weight.


The Belgian Tervuren is a sensitive dog and harsh training is not effective. Early socialization and obedience training are essential.

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