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Bouvier Des Flandres



The Bouvier des Flandres is a herding dog breed originating in Flanders. They were originally used for general farm work includingcattle droving, sheep herding, and cart pulling, and nowadays as guard dogs and police dogs, as well as being kept as pets. The Frenchname of the breed means, literally, "Cow Herder of Flanders", referring to the Flemish origin of the breed. Other names for the breed areToucheur de Boeuf (cattle driver), Vlaamse Koehond (Flemish cow dog), and Vuilbaard (dirty beard).
WeightMale80–120 lb (36–54 kg)
Female60–80 lb (27–36 kg)
HeightMale23–28 in (58–71 cm)
Female22–27 in (56–69 cm)
Coatdouble coat with rough looking outer coat that needs to be groomed regularly
Colorfawn, brindle, black, grey or blonde
Litter size5–10, average 8
Life spanaverage 10–12 years

source : wikipedia

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