Briard Information

BriardThe Briard hails from France where it has been used as a working dog since at least the 8th century. It was first used to defend against wolves and poachers and later took on more peaceful tasks like herding.

Handsome and muscular, the Briard has a thick, wavy coat of black, tawny or gray fur. With such voluminous hair, however, you must brush him daily to prevent matting. He makes up for it in other ways. For example, the Briard is exceptional with children and other pets and very easy to train.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 10in - 2ft 2in     Weight: 70-100lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 12 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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