Belgian Sheepdog Dog Breed

Source: PetWave, Updated on July 16, 2015
Belgian Sheepdog


The Belgian Sheepdog, also known as the Belgian Shepherd, the Chien de Berger Belge or the Groenendael, can be traced back to the late 1800s, when it was referred to as the Chien de Berger de Races Continentales, or Continental Shepherd. This breed earned its place in history when serving in World Wars I and II as messengers and transport dogs, as well as ambulance dogs. The current breed was accepted into the Herding Group of the American Kennel Club in 1959.

Belgian Sheepdog Dog Breed Quick Facts

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