Information about Belgian Tervuren

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Belgian Tervuren

The Tervuren (sometimes spelled Tervueren), is a member of the Belgian Shepherd Dog family of dog breeds, named after a village in Belgium. Its classification varies, being classified under some breed standards as a breed in its own right, and in others as one of several acceptable variations of the Belgian. It is usually listed within breed standards under one or other, or a combination, of these names.

  • Life span: 12 to 14 years
  • Origin: Belgium
  • Temperament: Attentive, Intelligent, Alert, Loyal, Energetic, Protective
  • Weight: Female: 44.1–55.1 lbs (20–25 kg), Male: 55.1–66.1 lbs (25–30 kg)
  • Colors: Brindle, Black, Black & Cream, Fawn & Liver, Fawn & Black, Mahogany & Black
  • Height: Female: 22–24 inches (56–62 cm), Male: 24–26 inches (60–66 cm)