The alert, intelligent Malinois is one of four Belgian herding breeds. They excel at police and military work.
Similar to the Malinois, the Tervuren has a long double-coat. They are protective and loyal watchdogs
The wiry-coated Laekenois was bred to herd sheep and cattle. They bond closely with their owners.
The Groenendael is an elegant Belgian breed with a beautiful black coat. They thrive with mental stimulation.
Bouviers are compact herders with rough coats used traditionally for cattle droving. They are bold and loyal.
Originally boat dogs, the Schipperke is independent and curious. They are devoted to their families.
The Chien de Berger Belge is a blanket term for the four Belgian herding breeds, including the Malinois and Groenendael.