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Breed Details



The Tervuren is prominent for its versatility as a working dog, police dog and household companion. It is also known for being a dependable worker and herder. Belgian Tervuren is a loyal, friendly and affectionate companion

Breed Standards

Appearance: The Belgian Tervuren is a light-boned, elegant, square-built dog. It has a powerful, flat-topped head with a sharp muzzle, black nose and triangle-shaped ears that point straight up. Its dark brown eyes have a keen expression. The Tervuren has a thick neck, level back and a low-hanging tail. Overall, the Belgian Tervuren has a lightweight but powerful look.
Coat and Color: The breed is covered in a long, straight coat that comes in a range of colors from fawn to mahogany.

DNA Parentage Test
Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
Canadian Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
American Belgian Tervuren Club