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Bouvier Des Flandres Breed Profile

Bouvier Des Flandres fact file

KC Group: Working
Size: Large
Good with children?: Seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: Lots
Good guard dogs?: Yes
Moulting level: Low
Grooming: Lots
Jogging partner: Short runs

Bouvier Des Flandres Character

Generally amiable and a loving companion, excellent with children. The Bouvier Des Flandres can occasionally be aggressive, a left-over from its days guarding cattle herds. This aggression is usually reserved for strangers making them excellent guard dogs. They are highly intelligent and will rapidly grasp any task at hand but are also prone to stubbornness.

Bouvier Des Flandres Size

Ideal height for dogs should be 62-68cm and bitches 59-65cm. They should weigh around 35-40kg and 27-35kg respectively

Bouvier Des Flandres Health

As a large breed care should be paid to avoid Hip Dysplasia and other muscular and joint conditions

Bouvier Des Flandres Special Care

Bouviers require firm training to control their stubborn streak, and early socialization will also come in handy especially where children and other animals are involved.

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