A History of the Belgian Shepherd Dogs

Published AKC Gazette in 1992

Although Belgian Shepherd Dogs have been in the United States for over 80 years, their owners still field such questions as, “Aren’t they the ones with hair over their eyes?”; “Is that a black Collie?”; and “Your dog is part wolf and what else?”

While its easy to explain that these dogs are not wolf-hybrids, part Collie or part German Shepherd, explaining the differences between the AKC recognized breeds of Belgian Shepherd Dogs — and why they are different breeds in this country — is not so easy.

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