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Is a Bouvier des Flandres a terrier?

Is a Bouvier des Flandres a terrier?

The Bouvier des Flandres is a herding dog breed originating in Flanders, Belgium. They were originally used for general farm work including cattle droving, sheep herding, and cart pulling, and nowadays as guard dogs and police dogs, as well as being kept as pets.

How much does a Bouvier des Flandres cost?

Usually, Bouvier des Flandres puppies can cost you around $1,500 to $2,500, based on the breeder, sex, age, quality of puppies, its heritage, and the breeder’s location. Furthermore, if you want to buy puppies from the top breeder, then you can expect to pay more than $3,000.

Is Bouvier des Flandres rare?

Besides just having a very unusual name, the Bouvier des Flandres is really a very unusual breed of dog. More commonly known by the shortened moniker of the Bouvier, this breed originated in what are now the countries of France and Belgium.

What breeds make up a Bouvier?

The bouvier des Flandres originated in Belgium where it was developed as a multi-purpose farm dog during the late 19th century. They are believed to have been bred from Irish wolfhounds, Scottish deerhounds, and local farm dogs. They were used as drovers, draft animals, and protectors.

How big do Bouvier des Flandres get?

27.5 inches
About the Breed Standing as high as 27.5 inches, with heavy bone and powerful muscles beneath a weatherproof coat, and an impressive head accented by beard and mustache, Bouviers can do anything that needs doing in a barnyard or pasture except milk the cows.

Is Bouvier des Flandres intelligent?

The Bouvier is known for being intelligent, protective, and strong willed. Not surprisingly, this herding dog likes to gather and protect his flock. He is deeply attached and devoted to his family, and happiest when he’s a part of the action.

Are Bouviers good dogs?

Despite the huge size, the Bouvier des Flandres is a calm and docile dog known for having a pleasant nature, and is a great family pet. The Bouvier can get along well with other animals if raised with them; if not, some can be aggressive toward other dogs. The Bouvier is easy to train.

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What kind of dog is Bouvier des Flandres?

Bouvier Des Flandres Dog Breed Information and Personality Traits. A massive, impressive dog, the Bouvier des Flandres is calm and docile, known for having a pleasant nature. This breed is a great family dog. The Bouvier des Flandres is slow to mature physically and mentally, and not considered fully grown until the age of 2 or 3.

What did the Bouvier des Flandres do in WW1?

During World War I, the Bouvier was used for rescuing and carrying messages. Many of the dogs were lost in duty, Flanders was largely destroyed, and the breed nearly became extinct. Credit for resurrecting the breed from a few remaining individual dogs goes to a Belgian army veterinarian.

What do I need to teach my Bouvier des Flandres?

To teach your Bouvier to listen to you, “Respect Training” is mandatory. My Bouvier des Flandres Training Page discusses the program you need. Grooming.

How often should I trim my Bouvier des Flandres?

To keep his coat short and free of mats, the Bouvier des Flandres requires regular brushing, and also clipping and trimming every few months. But don’t expect your pet Bouvier to look like the Bouvier des Flandres show dogs you’ve seen in books or on TV.

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