Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon


The Brussels Griffon was originally breed in Belgium to hunt and kill vermin in stables and homes. He is a distinctive and unusual dog breed but very affectionate and intelligent. The average height of a Brussels Griffon is 7 inches to 8 inches weighing about 7 to 12 pounds. They have a lifespan of 12 to 15 years.


The Brussels Griffon is by far the most attached dog that you can find. He likes to be with his owner 24/7 no matter what either you’re in the bathroom, in bed, working outside you’ll never be alone as long as you own one dog of this type. He is very loving and affectionate and will always do his best to make you feel better. The Brussels Griffon loves all the energy demanding activities like fly-ball, Frisbee, running, swimming and many others. If he is left alone more than a few hours a day he can become bored and might become very loud and destructive. The Brussels Griffon is a great watchdog because he is very reserved with strangers and will always let you know when a stranger is approaching your property. He is known to behave well when children are around but very small children should always be well supervised when they encounter any type of dog breed because they might have the tendency to tease and no dog will accept that. Obedience training and early socialization are very important in this case and can make a big difference. All in all if you want a companion that is there for you 24/7 the Brussels Griffon should be your number 1 choice.

Brussels Griffon Training:

The Brussels Griffon can be a bit harder to train than other dog breeds but with a bit of perseverance you can accomplish this thing too. This dog breed can learn commands a bit slower than other dog breeds but once they learn something, they will never forget it so you shouldn’t be worried that you are wasting your time with his training.

Brussels Griffon Shedding:

Shedding should not concern you at all if you plan to buy this type of dog breed. In fact you will never find a hair in your house because the Brussels Griffon is not a type of dog breed that sheds hair.

Brussels Griffon Grooming:

The Brussels Griffon, like many other dog breeds, need daily exercise. Don’t worry, those needs can be met quite easy with simple walks or playing some fun games. His coat needs to be shaped two or three months and proper brushing should be done every now and then.

Brussels Griffon History:

The Brussels Griffon was originally breed in Belgium to hunt and kill vermin in stables, shops and homes. They were small and intelligent dogs always ready to do something. The Brussels Griffon as we all know it today was created from several breeds. Those breeds were the Pug, the Affenpinscher and the English Toy Spaniel.

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