German Malinois Puppies for Sale


German Malinois
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Breed Characteristics
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Activity
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Shedding
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Trainability

Overview

The German Malinois is a designer breed that is created through the cross of the German Shepherd & the Belgian Malinois. This breed is great for police work, search & rescue or just for family protection.

  • Country of Origin: N/A
  • Weight: 65 - 85 lbs
  • Height: 20 - 26 inches
  • Color: The German Malinois coat is coarse, double layered, harsh and rough. It can be short or long.

Temperament

The German Malinois is a very intelligent, loyal and family friendly breed. They are hard working and energetic. This breed will do best with a firm owner as they do not like to be ignored!

Health

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

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Cataracts
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • Arthritis

Coat & Coat Care

This breed sheds all year but there is seasonal shedding where they will shed worse. Brushing daily with a firm bristle brush is recommended. Only bathe when necessary because they are dirty – bathing too often can strip the coats oils.

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