The Pastor of Beauce (Beauce Berger or Bas Rouge), It is a breed of dog originating in the French Brie region; This race is quite old and well known in France.
True that the canine world, the history of this beautiful dog is not of the noveladas. The Beauce Shepherd, It was presented for the first time in a dogshow in the year 1897, but the race is actually quite old.
Copies of Pastor of oldest Beauce, the first to set foot on our land, they had hair hard and rough, but the feature that most highlighted was its marked aggressiveness.
With the passage of time, Select mediantes, breeders have succeeded in lowering the level of aggressiveness, But even so it is not a dog easy to train preserved certain features of fierceness.
Initially the pastor of Beauce was used in hunting wild boars but later developed the ability to guide herds being able to defend it from any attack by a predator; is a great guardian.
The Beauce Shepherd, often confused with the Dobermann due to the combination of color bronze and fire of his cloak. This coincides with the most widespread variety of Beauce Shepherd.
Despite the similarity in the colors of the coat, save many differences with the Dobermann, the Beauce Shepherd is a dog with a more rustic and robust structure, the hair is also different and the tail does not cut.
Another differential feature, It is that the hind legs should stand double spur. This is one distinctive feature of the race.
The height males will of 65 to 70 cm and the females of 61 to 68 cm.. The approximate weight is placed between the 40 and 50 kg. Females tend to be lighter.
It has a aspect rustic, Wolf. Long head and flat, the muzzle and skull have the same length, dark eyes to harmonize with the fur, their ears hang naturally if they have not been cut.
They have the long neck, the elongated body and deep chest. Their limbs are strong.
The Beauce Shepherd has with two layers of hair, the exterior is strong, thick, thick and smooth (Although they tend to present ripples around the neck). Internal hair layer is more dense and velvety, color grey mouse and must not be seen through the upper layer.
The colors supported are the Black and Tan and the Harlequin.
Character and skills
According to experts, It one of the best job in the world dogs, and all dogs of pastor is one who is more prepared for the defense.
Then, his character allows you to carry out defense, foster, useful but it is good to take into account that it is not a dog to be in the hands of inexperienced or too permissive.
It has a very independent character and a strong instinct for responsibility that allows you to make their own decisions if you notice the minimum uncertainty in his master will not take and the latter to take the same decisions.
With the strangers will be very suspicious, that is why it is very important that the dog's owner can control it because if you feel slightly intimidated can be very bite.
If you receive adequate training and education will be an excellent companion.
Before you buy a copy of Beauce Shepherd, We must take into account that it is not an easy dog. The person who decides to have a copy of this breed as a pet should be able to train him and raise him with full security.
The dog needs to know who is charge, It is also important to understand that all members of the family are heads of the herd, because if you can not pass it only obey one person whom he recognizes as head of the herd and the rest of the family will ignore or or them even try to impose.
- Otros nombres: Berger de Beauce / Bas Rouge / Pastor de pastor de Beauce.
- Group 1 / Section 1 – Shepherd dogs
Dogs breeds: Pastor of Beauce