Beauceron

KC Pedigree, X-Large

Moderate shedding

Not good for first time owners

This French sheepdog is known as Bas Rouge – red stockings – because of the tan leg markings.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone who wants a Briard but with a shorter, easier-to-manage coat.

Not the best for ...

Those inexperienced in naturally protective dogs.

Aliases

French Shorthaired Shepherd, Berger de Beauce, Beauce Sheepdog, Bas Rouge

Cross between

None

Origin

France

Size

X-Large
So big people will take photos

Exercise Needs

Medium (Two hours or more)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Smooth
Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

11 years

Good first dog?

No

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