Country of Origin: France
Life Span: 10-12 years
Bred For: Guardian, herder
Coat: flat, coarse and medium length
Color: Black and tan or black, gray, and tan
Height: Male: 25-28
The Beauceron arose in the plains bordering Paris France called La Beauce, where it was employed as an all-purpose farm dog herding and protecting sheep and occasionally Cows, and defending its family unit. In 1863 2 types of plains sheep herding and guarding dog breeds were differentiated: the long coated Berger de Brie known as the Briard and the short coated BeIger de Beauce known as the Beauceron. The Societe Centrale Canine acknowledged the 1st Berger de Beauce in 1893. and the 1st Beauceron breed club was forged in 1922. The French army utilised Beaucerons as courier dogs on the battlefronts during both world Wars. The breed’s phenomenal ability to abide by directions, follow trails. and find mines still makes the Beauceron an esteemed military and police dog. The AKC acknowledged the breed and put it into the Miscellaneous class in 2001. and the Herding Group in 2007.
Beauceron dogs are incredibly smart, in addition to being very brave and steady. The Beauceron is a dependable. Attentive protector. it is eager to delight family however might be leery of unknown people and dogs.
Beaucerons require an abundant walk and effective physical and intellectual workout daily. Coat care for the Beauceron is nominal and just comprises grooming about once a week.
this breeds health concerns are hip dysplasia and gastric torsion, and it is suggested to test the hips of this breed.