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Belgian Tervuren

Size: Medium

Weight: 40 - 65 lbs.

Height: 22" - 26"

Life Span: 10 - 13 years

Health Problems: Seizures

Origin: Belgium

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Belgian Tervuren will need daily brisk exercise and room to roam.

Grooming Needs

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


The Belgian Tervuren is energetic, alert and watchful.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


Named for the village of Tervuren where it has its ancestry, this breed dates back to the 1800s when this dog was used for herding and guarding livestock.