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Belgian Sheepdog

Size: Large

Weight: 45-60lbs (Female) 55-75lbs (Male)

Height: 22"-24" (Female) 24"-26" (Male)

Life Span: 12- 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Belgium

Also Known As: Continental Shepherd, Groenendael

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Belgian Sheepdog will need daily exercise. 

Grooming Needs

Long-haired dogs need brushed several times a week. Brush your Belgian Sheepdog daily during shedding season.


The Belgian Sheepdog is friendly, affectionate, alert and protective. Also 

Compatibility with Kids

While very family oriented, these dogs can be territorial and are best socialized with children and other animals at a young age but supervision is recommended. 


A working farm dog selectively bred for its long black coat since 1893.

Dog Food for Your Belgian Sheepdog

Large Breed Puppy 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large Breed Adult 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Reduced Fat 6 lb. Front Counter

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.