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Brussels Griffon

Size: Small

Weight: 8 - 10 lbs.

Height: 7" - 8"

Life Span: 12 - 15 years

Health Problems: Prone to heatstroke

Origin: Belgium

Also Known As: Griffon Bruxellois

Group: Companion

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Brussels Griffon will need moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your Brussels Griffon.


The Brussels Griffon is an alert, lively, intelligent and devoted breed.

Compatibility with Kids

Best with older children.


Used as a ratter by Belgian coachmen in the 17th century.