Bouvier des Flandres
Colour: Black, Grey or Tan, Black & White
Lifespan: 11 to 12 years
The Bouvier des Flandres is wilful, amiable and calm.
Strong and robust enough to drive cattle and pull carts, Bouvier des Flandres have a strong personality to match. They can be wary of strangers, territorial and problematic with other dogs unless well socialized and in the care of strong-willed owners.
Originally bred: to herd cattle and pull carts.
This active and protective dog likes to chase.
Owners: affectionate, loyal
children: good if raised with them
Other pets: good if raised with them
Strangers: wary, territorial
Unfamiliar dogs: can be problematic
Experienced, strong-willed, physically strong owner who has time and energy to train, socialize, play games, groom and exercise these powerful dogs.
Tends to be aggressive to strangers and other dogs unless properly socialized.
This dog requires regular clipping.
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