The Life of Animals | Belgian Shepherd Dog (Laekenois) | Like all Belgian Shepherds, the Laekenois is a medium-sized, hard-working, square-proportioned dog in the sheepdog family with sharply triangular ears. The Belgian Laekenois originated as a dog for herding sheep at the Royal Castle of Laeken. Until the advent of dog shows in the early 1900s, the four varieties were intermixed Freely, in fact, there are only three genes (short / long coat, smooth / wire coat, fawn / black coat) That the varieties genetically separate.
Compete in dog can Laekenois agility trials, obedience, showmanship, flyball, tracking, and herding events. Herding instincts and trainability can be Measured at noncompetitive herding tests. Belgian Shepherds exhibiting basic herding instincts can be Trained to Compete in herding trials