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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