Beauceron Dog Breed
Beauceron Dog Classification:
Beaucerons were initially hunting dogs
and they became herd dogs.
Other Names: Bas Rouge, Berger
de Beauce, French Shorthaired Shepherd,
Beauceron in Foreign Languages:
Origins: Beaucerons were initially
bred in France int he 1500s to hunt wild
boar, and later used to herd sheep. Beaucerons
were also used to carry messages during
Description: The Beauceron has
a strong, powerful build,and resemble
a doberman or rottweiler in coloring.
They have they have long thin noses powerful
neck and wide chest.
Size: Beaucerons are medium to
large sized dogs. Beaucerons weigh 66
to 100 lbs, and stand 25 to 28 inches
at their shoulder.
||66 - 85 lbs
||26 - 28 inches tall
||70 - 100
||25 - 26
Coat: Beaucerons have a straight
dense coat, that is medium length, they
can be black with tan markings, or black
and mottled grey with tan markings.
Disposition: Beaucerons are well
balanced, multipurpose dogs. They are
powerful, agile, thoughtful dogs. They
may require small children considering
them part of their flock.
Type Dog: Beaucerons are versatile
dogs they are herd dogs, and can also
be used for all types of hunting.
Litter Size: Beaucerons give birth
to litters of 6 to 7 puppies.
Behavior: Beaucerons require training
or they may become strong-willed and difficult
Traits: Loyal, protective, and
Country of Origin: France
Life Span: Beaucerons typically
have a lifespan of 10 to 12 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, KC