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Briard

Briards belong to one of the few breeds with double dewclaws on their hind feet.

About the Briard

Briards are hardy, muscular dogs who have a well-balanced character. Since the 1990’s, worldwide demand for Briards has risen to unprecedented levels and the breed is now the most widespread French sheepdog.

Briards settle easily into the family home as excellent companions and guard dogs.

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France
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FCI Group 1, AKC Herding Group
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Large
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Protective / Resilient / Lively / Alert / Even-tempered / Sociable / Confident

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  • Makes a great guard dog
  • Makes a great family dog
  • Requires a lot of grooming

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