Bouvier des Flandres
Ease of Training
He originated in Southwest Flanders and on the French northern plain
He was bred by farmers to drive cattle, herd sheep, and pull carts
He's also been used as a police dog and security dog
Personality and Behavior
He's fearless and daring
He can be aggressive towards other dogs
He's loyal and protective of his property and all who live on it; he prefers to stay on premises and guard rather than to wander about
He makes a good watch and guard dog
He's independent natured
He's cautious around strangers
He's easy to train because he learns commands at an above average rate.
He sheds virtually no hair. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hair in your home! (Good for clean-freaks.)
Grooming / Maintenance
Option 1: Clip his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed occasionally.
Option 2: Clip and scissors his coat into shape every 6 weeks and brush it once a week.
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