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Bouvier des Flandres Puppies
2011 Bouvier des Flandres:
The Bouvier is a large, powerful, rugged looking dog. The head is in proportion to the body, giving the dog a square profile. The broad, somewhat short back has a firm level top-line. The head is flat, slightly longer than it is wide. The skull is parallel with the muzzle which is wide between the ears. The muzzle is slightly tapered, broad and strong. The nose is black. The bushy eyebrows make the stop more pronounced than it really is. The teeth meet in a scissors bite. The dark brown eyes are oval in shape with black eye rims.
New Bouvier des Flandre:
The triangular ears are set high either cropped or left natural. The well muscled back legs are powerful and the front legs are straight. The tail is set high and usually docked. Note, it is illegal to crop or dock a dog’s body parts (tail and ears) in most parts of Europe. Dewclaws are usually removed. The double coat is weather-resistant with rough, harsh outer hairs. The undercoat is fine and soft but dense. The coat is cut so it has a shaggy, thick beard and eyebrows giving the dog a distinctive look. Coat colors come in black, fawn, blonde, salt and pepper, gray, or brindle. Sometimes with a small white star on the chest. Solid black coats are not favored in the show ring, but are accepted and blonde coats are not accepted. Dutch bloodlines are often larger and heavier than Belgians lines.
Two Bouvier des Flandres:
Bouvier des Flandres puppies are for sale in Australia with pups 4 sale puppy classifieds!Buy or sell your Bouvier des Flandres puppies in Australia with the help of our detailed Bouvier des Flandres breed information below!On this page you will find a range of information designed to assist you when making the decision on whether Bouvier des Flandres puppies are right for you.
Latest Bouvier des Flandres:
Flandres does not have a solidly defined history. Farmers of the Flanders area were not particular about breeding for a specific appearance, yet the dogs that began to be seen in the late 18th and early 19th century were close enough in appearance and characteristics to be referred to as Bouvier. Many early breeding programs were attributed monks of the Ter Duinen monastery of Flanders. Reportedly their breeds consisted of local farming dogs, Scottish Deerhound and Irish wolfhound crossing. Up until 1912 there were at least three major variants in the Roeslare, Paret and Briard; breed standards were developed that same year.
Black Bouvier des Flandres:
As you have no doubt read through other dog backgrounds on this site, the Bouvier was almost destroyed along with many other European breeds when Europe was engulfed in World War I. The dogs not only had distress from the war, but were actually employed in the war as trench dogs, rescuers and couriers. The 1920s some the resurrection of the breed in Belgium, which began care producing of Bouvier des Flandres puppies. These animals also made their way to North America during this time. World War was another hit for the dog, but they managed to survive and slowly grow their numbers again. Modern Bouvier des Flandres puppies can expect to grow up and become guardians, watchdogs, trackers, seeing-eye dogs, and perform many police related jobs such as search and rescue and military work. They also compete in obedience and agility trials and do quite well.
Bouvier des Flandres Dog Breed Introduction:
The Bouvier des Flandres also called the Flanders Cattle Dog or Vlaamse Koehond is a breed of the herding category that comes from Flanders the northern portion of Belgium which has strong French influence. They are large, strong dogs which excel in a variety of situations, including working capacities, agility trials and show. Check out Cute Puppies For Sale’s full Dog Breed Directory to identify a Breeder with Bouvier des Flandres Puppies for sale close by.