Beauceron

Published: Last updated: by Kyle J. Larson

Average size and lifespan

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Height: 2ft 0in - 2ft 4in
Weight: 65-110lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 12 Years

Behavior

  • Affection3/5
  • Kid-Friendly3/5
  • Stranger-Friendly1/5
  • Dog-Friendly2/5
  • Barking Amount3/5

Care

  • Grooming Difficulty3/5
  • Shedding Amount5/5
  • Easy to Train4/5
  • Can Be Alone1/5
  • Exercise Need5/5

Environment

  • Cold Tolerance3/5
  • Heat Tolerance3/5
  • Apartment-Friendly1/5

Beauceron Information

BeauceronThe Beauceron is a large but graceful dog bred to herd animals. They are recognized by their dark coats and tan/red markings that often go up their legs and on their chest and face. Originally from France, this breed is athletic, strong and confident. Owners find they are easy to train and integrate well with kids and other dogs.

The Beauceron can be timid around strangers, but once you get to know him, you’ll find he is gentle and eager to please. Make sure he gets enough exercise, and you’ll have a well-behaved family pet.

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Breed FAQs

Can Beaucerons be apartment dogs?

Beaucerons don't do very well in apartments. It's recommended to look at another breed better suited to apartment-living.

Can Beaucerons be left alone?

Beaucerons are extremely social and need lots of interaction with their owners. They don't like being left alone and will likely become destructive or anxious if left for long periods.

Are Beaucerons good with kids?

Beaucerons can do fine with kids. They will require some monitoring and training to make sure they get along and react well to unpredictable behavior.

Are Beaucerons friendly with strangers?

Beaucerons tend to be very slow to warm up to strangers. They require long periods of exposure before they will trust somone.

Do Beaucerons get along with other dogs?

Beaucerons aren't usually friendly with other dogs. They tend to not get along unless carefully socialized.

Do Beaucerons bark a lot?

As far as dogs go, Beaucerons bark an average amount. You can expect them to bark to alert you, get your attention, or when there are strangers or other dogs.

Do Beaucerons shed a lot?

Expect a lot of sheeding from Beaucerons. You'll need to brush their coat often or have the vacuum ready.

Do Beaucerons need a lot of grooming?

Although Beaucerons require a medium amount of maintenance to keep their coats healthy. Simple tasks like brushing and bathing will suit this breed.

Do Beaucerons need a lot of exercise?

Expect Beaucerons to have high energy levels and need a lot of exercise. You'll need to find options to release this energy or they may exibit bad behavior.

Are Beaucerons easy to train?

Typically, Beaucerons are easy to train. They enjoy the bonding process with their owner and are quick to learn.

Can Beaucerons handle cold weather?

Although Beaucerons can handle the cold weather when out with you, they may not want to stay out for long periods of time.

Can Beaucerons handle hot weather?

Although Beaucerons can tolerate hot conditions, be careful not to expose them for too long.

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