Briard Dog is a big dogs with impressive fur. Briard is intelligent dog, energetic, loyal and protective. This dog came from France, here Briard known as “Chien de Berger Brie” or “Brie de Berger” as well as “Fur Wrapped Heart.” Briard was originally bred as working dogs, shepherds, hunting and guard dogs. Indeed, with a great body and intellect, Briard fit and able to perform the task.
Now, Briard is a big dog in the right home. They are very kind-hearted, spirit, wise and fearless. This being the right dog as a guard dog house of strangers approaching. However, he is loving and loyal to the people who know.
Briard males have a height of 62-68 cm (24-27 inches), female about 56-64 cm (22-25 inches). For weight, both of them have an average body weight 35 kg (75 lb). However, some Briard males weighing 65 to 75 kg.
Briard is a French shepherd who was big and strong body. Briard has a big head, rectangular and covered with long hair, the ears are placed high, big black eyes or black-brown, eyes covered with hair that cascades throughout the body. Briard has a wide muzzle has a long mustache and beard. Square shaped black nose with open nostrils. Overall, the body is longer than tall dog, deep chest and big legs, compact with strong bones. The tail is also covered by the ‘hook’ an upward at the end.
Briard has a double coat; outer layer of rough, hard and dry, lay flat and fall naturally in length, slightly wavy. The bottom layer of smooth and solid on the whole body. For color, The Briard’s coat can come in many color variations with the exception of white. The color shades including black, gray and fawn. When a dog or a baby born, comes in a light brown color. Adult coat length is about 16 cm (6 inches), this gives the dog looks dense with bushy beard, eyebrows and mustache.
Briard is intelligent dog, loyal, loving, protective and affection with their families. They are independent, intelligent and confident. Some people may claim that these dogs are slow to learn, but the actual Briard is a smart dog. This makes them relatively easy to train. Therefore, firm and consistent training is needed to ensure a knowledgeable Briard. This dog is very protective to his family. They are a trustworthy companion. However, socialization is still needed to create a good relationship. Socialization regularly from a young age to help in hospitality towards outsiders and to other animals. Because they can show a tendency aggressive dog ??if not socialized on early . Relating to safety, the size of these dogs can inadvertently cause an accident in the house. You have to control, especially if the dog was playing with a small child. Overall, Briard is most suitable for an active lifestyle and can be an excellent choice for an active family.
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Briard able to survive up to 14 years old, an average of between 10-12 years. Like all breeds, they are prone to certain health conditions. They are prone to hip dysplasia, this is an inherited condition in which the thighbone does not fit into the hip joint. Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA), This is a family of eye diseases that involve damage to the retina gradually. Von Willebrand disease, is a disorder that affects the blood clotting process. Hypothyroidism, It is a disorder of the thyroid gland that can be the cause of the onset of obesity, epilepsy, alopecia, lethargy and various skin diseases. Gastric torsion (bloat), this occurs when the stomach is distended with gas or air and then twists (torsion). Dogs can not burp or vomit to escape from the excess air in the stomach, and the return of blood to the heart normally inhibited. Decrease in blood pressure and a dog go into shock. Without immediate medical attention, the dog could die. Bloat is more common in older dogs. Other problems; Elbow Dysplasia, cataracts, cancer and Congenital Stationary Night Blindness.
However, not all Briards will get any or all of these diseases, but it is important to be aware of them if you’re considering this breed as your pet dog.
Care and Training
Briard has a long coat and is quite solid. This coat requires weekly routine maintenance to keep it in good condition. Routine maintenance includes; brushing, combing and ear examination. You also need to remove excess hair from the foot pads and ears.
Briard is active dog and intelligent work. They will become restless and may develop behavioral problems if they do not get a share of exercise and daily training. Briard requires a number of activities such as daily exercise, jogging, walking everyday long, long play sessions, walk accompany your bike and little training. They are very good jogging companion. They also enjoy a good swim. Briard is intelligent dog so receptive to training. If you live in an apartment, Briard will adapt to your residence. But they are not very active in the room. So, you have to regularly take him for walks and play in spacious yard. This will make her happy, you also can get entertainment and sports.
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