Brussels Griffon

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Dog Ratings

5 Stars = Most Ideal; 1 Star = Least Ideal
Affectionate
Affectionate
Children
Children
Playful
Playful
Energy
Energy
Other Dogs
Other Dogs
Intelligence
Intelligence
Training
Training
Popularity
Popularity
New People
New People
Cats
Cats
Healthiness
Healthiness
Watchdog
Watchdog
Grooming
Grooming
Shedding
Shedding
Hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic

Dog Information

Body Size:
Small
Coat Type:
Medium
Price:
$300 - $1500
Lifespan:
12 yrs - 15 yrs
Weight:
6 lbs - 12 lbs
Height:
7 " - 9 "
Breed Group:
Toy

Overview

The Brussels Griffon is a small dog that will bring many years of joy and happiness into your life, you will not regret choosing this dog. The Brussels Griffon may also be called by the name of Monkey Face, Griffon Belge, Griffon Bruxellois, Belgian Griffon, which is why you may not have heard of this amazing dog yet. When we think about dogs, we often do not think of their blood line or where they came from, the Brussels Griffon descends from Pug, Affenpinscher, and English Toy Spaniel . The Brussels Griffon may be a member of your family from anywhere between 12 and 15 years, giving you plenty of time to love them! The Brussels Griffon belongs to the Toy breed group, which allows you to easily find other small dogs that are similar to this one. The Brussels Griffon is a popular small dog, this allows you to know that you are making the right decision if you decide to purchase it. The Brussels Griffon may be the perfect dog for your lifestyle, continue reading to learn more and help you decide if this is the small dog for you!

Body Characteristics

The Brussels Griffon is known for its Small size, which may be a deciding factor for those searching for a small dog. The Brussels Griffon can be as short as 7in or up to as big as 9in, making it the perfect size! The Brussels Griffon can weigh between 6lbs to 12lbs making it an excellent choice for those who are looking for a Small small dog! Those who are looking for a small dog with a Medium, wiry, dense, and with no silky hair type coat, should look no further because this is the dog for them. Those who are looking to buy one of the Brussels Griffon will find that they are available in the colors of red, belge, black, or black and tan.

Temperament

The Brussels Griffon is a very smart dog that will always surprise you with the things it may learn how to do. The Brussels Griffon is above average when it comes to training, you will be able to train it fast and be able to teach it some things other dogs may not be able to learn. The Brussels Griffon is a playful dog that may keep you busy all day, it is a great dog for children. The Brussels Griffon is above average in energy, it will constantly keep you on your toes trying to keep it calm and wearing it down to give you a break. If you want a dog that will follow you everywhere you go and show you how much they love you, then the Brussels Griffon dog is for you. If you are looking for a family dog then look no further, the Brussels Griffon is GREAT with children and will do wonderful in your home. The Brussels Griffon is average with new people, as a result it may either love them or hate them, it is hard to tell what will make the difference. The Brussels Griffon is average when it comes to being a watchdog, it may bark at intruders or accept them as their new best friend. When it comes to other dogs, the Brussels Griffon is above average and will get along with most of the dogs it encounters. The Brussels Griffon may grow to be best friends with cats, however, it will be very wary of them at first.

Maintanence

The Brussels Griffon is below average when it comes to shedding, if you do not want to spend your time cleaning up dog hair, you do now want this pet. The Brussels Griffon is not hypoallergenic, it will be very difficult for someone with allergies to live in a home with this dog. If you are looking for a dog that does not require a lot of grooming, than the Brussels Griffon is not a good choice for you. The Brussels Griffon is average when it comes to health, it may have some health issues but not more than the normal dog. As with all living things, there are some health issues that we may encounter, for the Brussels Griffon these issues include Hip Dysplasia, Patellar Luxation, and Skin Allergies. The Brussels Griffon, like all dogs, will need to have routine visits to the vet and groomer, the upkeep for this dog is $1300 per year.

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