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.
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.
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.