- Origin: Belgium
- Group: Shepherd dogs
- Weight: 25-34 kg
- Height: 56-66 cm
- Colors: Bicolor, Gray, Black, Brown
- Training: firmly, they need socialization
- Temperament: smart, agile, energetic, dedicated
- Care: Short and soft fur
- Health: No health problems
- Puppies: 5
- Average age: 10-14 years
The Malinois dog breed is one of the four breeds of Belgian dogs (along with Tervuren, Groenendael and Laekenois). It was named after the city of Malines (Mechelen).
Against the backdrop of notable concerns in Europe in the mid-nineteenth century for the selection and promotion of dog breeds on a national basis, Belgian professor Adolphe Reul has completed a study devoted to identifying at least one breed of Belgian-born dogs becomes representative and accepted in international canine competitions and exhibitions.
When it comes to food the Malinois needs a high protein diet because it has a high level of activity.
Unlike other breeds for which cabbage is a little recommended or forbidden, in this case it is recommended with confidence, but without overstocking for several days.
The dog’s health is seen in the fur and overall activity level.
Malinois dog can reach maturity at a height of 56-66cm and 25-35kg.
The body is strong and well-proportioned. The triangular ears are worn upwards. The nose is slightly tapered and the nose is black.
The straight and strong limbs are parallel and the tail is long and bushy.
It differs from the other breeds through the length and color of the coat and is said to be superior to speed, agility temperament and intelligence.
It is one of the breeds of dogs for which natural obstacles are not an obstacle. It has a high bounce and can be easily carried.
They are preferred and used by police in several countries for stable temper, agility and rapid decision-making.
Malinois dogs are working dogs called local shepherd dogs. They are used in various activities, most of which were the supervision, guarding and management of domestic herds.
Most of them are affectionate with children, but in the absence of socialization and training they can also be aggressive.
It is a dominant dog that needs a strong owner with experience in raising dogs. It is not recommended for beginners, elderly people and people with low activity.
He is ok with the kids if he socializes and is trained. Instead, they do not tolerate pets very much. It is recommended to grow it in the yard instead of apartment. It is a very active dog and if it does not have enough space for movement it can become destructive when it gets bored.
It adores long walks, park walks and cold climates.
It is a highly active dog recognized for the skills to jump and ride vertically. It owns the bounce record in length of 2.8m.
It is said that after throwing the ball 100 times, wait for the 101th time. It has an enviable energy and far exceeds the duracell batteries.
It is recommended to brush twice a week to remove dead hair and massage the skin.