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Pastor de Beauce

The Beauceron It is one of the best job in the world dogs.



The Beauceron, 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 Beauceron, It was presented for the first time in a dogshow in the year 1897, but the race is actually quite old.

The specimens of Beauceron older, the first to set foot on our land, they had hard and coarse hair, but the characteristic that stood out the most was his marked aggressiveness.

With the passage of time, Select mediantes, breeders have succeeded in lowering the level of aggressiveness, but even so, it is not an easy dog ​​to train, it retains certain ferocious traits.

At first the Beauceron It was used to hunt wild boar but later developed the ability to guide herds, being able to defend it from any attack by a predator; is a great guardian.

Physical characteristics

The Beauceron, often confused with the Dobermann due to the combination of color bronze and fire of his cloak. This coincides with the fact that the most widespread variety of the Beauceron.

Despite the similarity in the colors of the coat, it has many differences with him Dobermann, the Beauceron It is a dog with a more rustic and robust structure, the hair is also different and the tail does not cut.

Another differential characteristic, 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 between 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 Beauceron has 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.

He has a very independent character and a strong instinct for responsibility that allows him to make his own decisions. If he notices the slightest insecurity in his master, he will not take long and seconds to make the decisions himself..

With the strangers will be very suspicious, for this reason it is very important that the owner of the dog can control it because if it feels minimally intimidated it can be very biting.

If you receive adequate training and education will be an excellent companion.


Before purchasing a copy of Beauceron, 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.

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Characteristics "Beauceron"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Beauceron" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, you must take into account his character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, their care and if you have small children, their level of tolerance towards them.

Adaptation ⓘ

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Type and recognitions:

  • Group 1: Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs)
  • Section 1: Sheepdogs. With proof of work..


  • FCI
  • AKC
  • ​KC
  • UKC

FCI breed standard "Beauceron"

FCIFCI - Beauceron

Alternative names:

  • Alternative names: French Shorthaired Shepherd / Beauce Shepherd / Berger de Beauce / Bas Rouge (Red Stocking)

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