- Weight: 32-45 kgs.
- Height: 56-69 cms.
- Breed size: Large
- Lifespan: 10-12 years.
- Dog Breed Group: Herding group.
- Coat Type: Wavy coat
The Briard has a course dry wiry outer coat that makes it look bushy and shaggy and a fine tight undercoat. The coat comes in all colours except white.
Sensitive, playful, obedient and gentle, the Briard is a farm worker by nature and loves herding animals. It's easy to train.
This breed is generally healthy.
If this dog doesn't get enough regular exercise it will become restless. It makes a good jogging companion and likes swimming.
Regularly brush the coat to keep it well-groomed.
Apartment living is fine if it gets enough exercise. It's happiest when it lives inside with the rest of the family.
Briards are successful at police, military and search and rescue work.