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Bouvier des Flanders

Size: Large

Weight: 65 - 100 lbs.

Height: 23.5" - 27.5"

Life Span: 11 - 12 years

Health Problems: Hypothyroidism; hip dysplasia; bloat

Origin: Belgium

Also Known As: Belgian Cattle Dog

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog, Herding

Exercise Needs

The Bouvier des Flanders will need daily brisk exercise and room to roam.

Grooming Needs

The Bouvier des Flanders needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


The Bouvier des Flanders is loyal, devoted and fearless.

Compatibility with Kids

Very good with children, but best when introduced as a puppy.


This farm dog originated in Belgium in the 17th century.

Dog Food for Your Bouvier des Flanders

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.

Senior Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

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