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Brussels Griffon

Overview of Brussels Griffon



Brussels Griffon dog breed is Pure breed Small in size. Fur of Brussels Griffon is short . Basic origin of Brussels Griffon is Belgium. Brussels Griffon is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Hypoallergenic and Easiest to train and Low Shedding Dogs, Brussels Griffon is commonly Inquisitive, Watchful, Alert, Self-important, Companionable, Sensitive. The Griffon Bruxellois is known to have a huge heart, and a strong desire to snuggle and be with his or her master. They display a visible air of self-importance. A Griffon should not be shy or aggressive; however, they are very emotionally sensitive, and because of this, should be socialized carefully at a young age. Griffons should also be alert, inquisitive and interested in their surroundings.Griffons tend to bond with one human more than others. In fact, Griffons are very good with children provided they are not teased. They are not very patient but do love to play. Griffons tend to get along well with other animals in the house, including cats, ferrets, and other dogs. However, they can get into trouble because they have no concept of their own relative size and may attempt to dominate dogs much larger than themselves.
Brussels Griffon is available in Red (a reddish brown color with perhaps a little black at the whiskers and chin) Belge (black and reddish brown mixed, usually with black mask and whiskers) Colors.

Height and weight of Brussels Griffon

Adult Male of Brussels Griffon is about 8-12 pounds. and adult female of Brussels Griffon is about 7-11 pounds. in Weight.
Height of Brussels Griffon is commonly 7 - 8 inches (18 – 20 cm).

Common Health Issues of Brussels Griffon


Brussels Griffon has tendency to suffer from Syringomyelia (SM) and Chiari-like malformation (CM).  

Appearance of Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon is a breed of toy dog, named for their city of origin: Brussels, Belgium. Appearance-wise, the breed is compact and sturdy. The Brussels Griffon weighs between eight and ten pounds, with the American Kennel Club (AKC) standard allowing for a maximum of 12 pounds. The breed’s coat comes in both rough and smooth varieties and allowable colours include red, black, black and tan, or beige. This intelligent and determined breed is loaded with personality, a trait evidenced by its humanlike facial expressions. - See more at: http://moderndogmagazine.com/breeds/brussels-griffon#sthash.0651tnOO.dpuf

Working Class of Brussels Griffon

Basically Brussels Griffon is Toy dog but is also used as Watch and Companion and Athlete dog.

Training of Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Brussels Griffon.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Brussels Griffon should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Brussels Griffon

Daily exercise for your Brussels Griffon is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Brussels Griffon is recommended Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Brussels Griffon with children and other pets

Brussels Griffon is good enough with children and other pets.

Special instructions related to your Brussels Griffon

The breed has never been numerous or popular, but had a brief vogue in the late 1950s, and now is generally an uncommon breed. There has been a recent increase in interest in the United States due to appearance of a Griffon in the movie, As Good as It Gets, and also because of a general increase in interest in toy dogs.

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