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Brussels Griffon

With a smart, enthusiastic personality, the Brussels Griffon has won over dog lovers across the globe.

About the Brussels Griffon

Originating in Belgium as ratters, the Brussels Griffon soon became a much-loved house pet. Sometimes highly strung, sensitive and often the center of attention, this breed requires an owner who is prepared to devote their time fully to their new companion.

Although small, the Brussels Griffon is in no way a handbag dog, instead this sturdy breed enjoys agility and obedience training and often excels at performance sports.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Group
FCI Group 9, AKC Toy Group
Size category
Small
Avg life expectancy
12–15 years

Intelligent / Even-tempered / Alert / Resilient / Loyal / Confident

Key facts

  • May not get along well with children
  • Needs moderate training
  • Yard not essential

A Brussels Griffon's life story

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