7 Popular Dog Breeds from Belgium

Energetic herders, the Malinois has a weather-resistant coat and prized herding abilities.

Belgian Malinois

Resembling a long-haired black German Shepherd, the Sheepdog is an intelligent, versatile working breed.

Belgian Sheepdog  

Medium-sized, long-coated herders, Tervurens are elegant, energetic, and highly intelligent.

Belgian Tervuren

The Groenendael is an agile, hardworking sheepdog with a striking black coat. They are exceptional watchdogs.


The wiry-coated Laekenois was bred to tend flocks and guard property. They make loyal protectors.


A sturdy toy breed with a squashed face, big eyes, and lively, comical nature.

Griffon Bruxellois

Closely related to the Griffon Bruxellois, the Petit Brabancon is a small, easygoing companion.

Petit Brabancon

Dog Breeds That Coexist Well With Cats