Belgian Malinois Puppies for Sale


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Breed Characteristics
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Overview

This medium-large and short-haired breed is well known for their high level of intelligence and classified as a working/herding dog by the AKC. This incredibly skillful breed was traditionally trained for herding. Today, the Belgian Malinois breed is one of the top choices when fulfilling K-9 units. This breed is often trained for suspect apprehension, drug-detection, rescue missions, and even had the elite honor of being selected as The U.S. Secret Service’s choice of guard dog for the White House. Although extremely intelligent, this breed is not just all work and no play. Most Belgian Malinois companions remain energetic and playful even throughout their later years.

  • Country of Origin: Belgium
  • Weight: 40 - 60 lbs (Females), 60 - 80 lbs (Males)
  • Height: 22 - 26 inches
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Temperament

Since they were originally bred as working dogs, The Belgian Malinois breed is quick to learn commands and eager to protect. They are a fun-loving, highly intelligent, loyal and loving breed.

  • Intelligent
  • Easily Trainable
  • Protective
  • Family-Friendly
  • High Energy
  • Loyal

Health

A typical lifespan for this breed is around 14-16years. Most Belgian Malinois dogs tend to remain very active, even during their later years. Some possible health concerns for your Belgian Malinois dog could include:

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Cataracts

Coat & Coat Care

The Belgian Malinois breed has a short coat and is often black, mahogany, and fawn in color. This breed has distinct black colorings often in the shape of a mask across the face, similar to their cousin breed, The German Shephard. Along with their distinct colorings, this breed’s large perky ears, make the Belgian Malinois easy to spot from far away.

  • Short-Haired
  • Black, Mahogany, Fawn coloring
  • Black “mask” across face
  • Weekly grooming recommended

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