How big do Bouviers get?
Female: 23–26 inches59–65 cm
Male: 24–27 inches62–68 cm
Bouvier des Flandres/Height
Are Bouviers hypoallergenic?
YesBouvier des Flandres / Hypoallergenic
Is Bouvier des Flandres rare?
The American Kennel Club (AKC) entered them into the studbook in 1931, and the American Bouvier des Flandres Club was established in 1963. The Bouvier is a relatively rare breed today.
Are Bouviers smart?
The Bouvier is known for being intelligent, protective, and strong willed. Not surprisingly, this herding dog likes to gather and protect his flock. He is deeply attached and devoted to his family, and happiest when he’s a part of the action.
Are Bouviers lazy?
Though they can be athletic and agile, many Bouviers (especially those from show lines) are a bit lazy unless deliberately taken outside and encouraged to move. If you’re not going to devote serious time with your dog in some form of “working activity”, don’t get a Bouvier from working lines.
Do Bouviers smell?
The Bouvier coat, when damp, tends to smell rather swampy. A wet Bouv confined to a car or small room for an hour or so can create an aroma even the least sensitive will perceive. Some people consider the Bouvier beard to have noticeably unpleasant body odor even when dry and recently groomed.
Are Bouviers good family dogs?
Despite the huge size, the Bouvier des Flandres is a calm and docile dog known for having a pleasant nature, and is a great family pet. The Bouvier can get along well with other animals if raised with them; if not, some can be aggressive toward other dogs.
Are Bouviers stubborn?
A Bouvier can be stubborn and even devious in getting his own way, but handled properly, he can be taught to do almost anything. Not only must owners be prepared to meet their dogs’ mental and emotional needs, they must also be willing to commit to maintaining the Bouvier’s distinctive signature coat.
Are Bouvier dogs aggressive?
Bouviers adore their families and show it by their steady, even-tempered companionship. This is not an excitable breed, though they are strong-willed and known to be aggressive with other dogs.
Are Bouviers good apartment dogs?
They make good apartment dogs Although they are not a small breed, the Bouvier Des Flandres can live quite comfortably in apartments or condos. But they do require daily exercise.
Are Bouviers hard to train?
The Bouvier Des Flanders is a large herding breed that is intelligent and usually easy to train. They can have a stubborn streak when they are not socialized or trained properly. Because the Bouvier Des Flanders is such an intelligent dog, they do require a lot of exercise and a task to complete each day.
How long does a Bouvier live?
10 – 12 yearsBouvier des Flandres / Life span