Dogs 101: Belgian Malinois (Shepherd) - Animal Facts

Dogs 101: Belgian Malinois (Shepherd) – Animal Facts

That is a Belgian Malinois, but at first glance, there is a resemblance, although the Malinois is leaner and agiler. Oh cool. And, like the German Shepherd Dog, he was originally bred as a herding dog and has taken quite a few of the same jobs such as police dog, protection dog and as a family companion.

And like the GSD, he is intense, intelligent and a natural athlete. Whether he’s guarding the White House with the US Secret Service or as a friendly companion at YOUR house, he remains true to his task. Let’s get to know him.

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Dogs 101: English Mastiff Biggest Dog Breed Fun Facts- Animal Facts

Dogs 101: English Mastiff Biggest Dog Breed Fun Facts- Animal Facts

Massive is the word that comes to mind when you first see this dog. Standing up to 30 inches at the shoulder and weighing up to a whopping 250 pounds, the English Mastiff is one of the largest and heaviest dogs in the world.

But despite his enormous proportions, the mastiff is famous for his gentle and loving nature. A loyal family guard and playful companion, the English Mastiff is a friendly beast. Let’s see what facts we can dig up about him.

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