Bouvier des Ardennes

Bouvier des Ardennes is a rare breed of dog originating in Belgium in the Ardennes region where Bouviers were employed as cattle herders. The continuous loss of farms in Belgium Ardennes region led to near extinction of these dogs, until 1985 when Belgian breeders came across a few dogs and bred them using the original standard as their guide in reintroducing and stabilizing the breed.
Bouvier des Ardennes Height

Height:

20–25 in (52–62 cm)

Bouvier des Ardennes Weight

Weight:

49–77 lb (22–35 kg)

Bouvier des Ardennes Origin

Origin:

Belgium

Bouvier des Ardennes Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy:

12-14 years

Dog Breed Characteristics

Energy Level
Grooming Needs
Exercise Needs
Trainability
Intelligence
Kid Friendly
Dog Friendly
General Health