At A Glance

Size: Large

Weight: 70 - 90 lbs.

Height: 22" - 27"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years


Also know as: Berger de Brie

Group: Herding

Origin: France

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Herding

History and Facts: Used as a livestock guardian and herder since the Middle Ages in the Brie province.

Temperament / Behavior
The Briard is loving, faithful and protective.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hip dysplasia; bloat; hypothyroidism

Special Needs
Exercise: The Briard requires daily brisk exercise. This dog is not appropriate for city life or apartment dwellers.

Grooming: Daily brushing and monthly grooming are recommended for your Briard.


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