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Griffon Bruxellois Breed Profile

Griffon Bruxellois fact file

KC Group: toy
Size: small
Good with children?: yes recommended
Exercise requirement: little
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: low
Grooming: moderate
Jogging partner: short runs

The little Griffon Bruxellois is known for its cute monkey-like expression and keen sense of self-importance. They make excellent companions due to the manner in which they bond closely with an individual; although once the bond has been made the Griffon Bruxellois will not enjoy any time apart from their owner, an excellent choice for older families

Griffon Bruxellois Character

Obedient yet independent. The Bruxellois will carry themselves in a proud manner but does have a reputation as being a sensitive breed, not responding well to loud, chaotic environments or repetitive, negative training process. They may not be suitable for households with young children as they can be quite disturbed by over-zealous handling. Their socialization should be thorough and on going to avoid any lapses into negative behaviour.

Griffon Bruxellois Size

The Breed Standard specifies a weight of between 3-5kg; the height should appear equal to the length giving a sense of proportion.

Griffon Bruxellois Health

Another breed for whom their compact muzzle can cause breathing difficulties. They are also prone to eye conditions so care should be taken to keep them clear of hair and dirt on a regular basis.

Griffon Bruxellois Special Care

Pay regular attention to their eyes and ears, making sure they are free of excess hair.

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