The long haired black groenendael the rough haired fawn laekenois the short haired fawn malinois and the long haired fawn tervuren. Black german shepherd vs.
Some countries categories belgian malinois together with belgian shepherd they don t count is as separate breeding dogs.
Belgian shepherd dog black. The other varieties of belgian shepherd are distinguished by their coats and colours. Adopt hope a brown chocolate with black belgian malinois belgian shepherd mixed dog in goodyear az 29675976 great with dogs nice with children view details no price listed. In the american kennel club it is called the belgian sheepdog a.
Some people think that they are both the same but thinking of many others they are distinctive breeders dogs. Belgian shepherd both have several similar points and some are different. The belgian sheepdog has its origin in the late 1800s when it was listed as the chien de berger de races continentales continental shepherds a group that includes german shepherd dogs.
The tervuren is the same colour as the malinois but has long hair the wire coated laekenois is fawn and lacks the black mask and ears and the groenendael registered as belgian sheepdog by the american kennel club has long hair and is solid black. The belgian shepherd is a dog with over a hundred years of breed recognition. Different people have different points of view regarding this.
These dogs look like black germans shepherd dogs but some features are different like head legs and bones etc. Belgian malinois was the first time register in america in 1959. Often confused with the german shepherd dog both breeds have a loyal fanbase all over the world.
The groenendael in english approximately ˈ x r uː n ən d ɑː l is a variety of dog that is included in the belgian shepherd breed but sometimes treated as a distinct breed the groenendael is recognized either as a breed or a variety of the larger breed by all major kennel clubs such as the kennel club of the uk. The belgian shepherd also known as the belgian sheepdog or chien de berger belge is a breed of medium sized herding dog from belgium while predominantly considered a single breed it is bred in four distinct varieties based on coat type and colour. The belgian groenendael aka belgian sheepdog longhaired black the belgian tervuren longhaired fawn mahogany the belgian malinois shorthaired fawn mahogany the belgian laekenois roughhaired fawn most of the world including the breed s own native country consider the four varieties to be one breed called belgian shepherd dog.
This is appropriate since the belgian shepherd dog bonds closely with their human guardians and fosters a strong loyalty of its own.