Origin France
Classification Pastoral
Height 56-69cm / 22-27in
Weight 34-45kg / 75-100lb
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Exercise High
Easily Trainable Yes
Watchdog Excellent
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals Medium
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Daily
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Large

Briard Description

The Briard is a large and fairly powerful sheepdog. They have a long, coarse coat with shaggy eyebrows, beard and moustache. Their tail is long and beautifully feathered and the ears are erect. They can be black, tawny or grey.

Briard Character

Briards make especially good watchdogs as they are tremendously protective. They do tend to bond with one family member closer than the others and they adore children. They are alert and tough dogs and although they are easy to train they can be dominant.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.