The Bouvier des Flandres is a herding dog, draught dog, churning dog, and guard dog that originated in Belgium and France.
Appearance & Grooming
The Bouvier Des Flandres is a large dog with very long facial hair. They have hard and dense double coat in fawn, pepper, salt, brindle, gray, and black. The Bouvier Des Flandres sheds seasonally and requires weekly brushing when shedding.
Behavior & Disposition
The Bouvier Des Flandres is affectionate, intelligent, courageous, loyal, and gentle. They tend to play well with older children and other dogs. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with younger children.
The Bouvier Des Flandres has a high activity level, but it is still easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the Bouvier Des Flandres should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption. It is recommended to feed them low protein food.
The Bouvier Des Flandres is known for its great agility. The breed also enjoys working or competing with its dog parent and will dedicate efforts to satisfy its dog parent. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended.