Whether he's herding, doing police work, competing in dog sports, or being a family friend and protector, the Malinois does everything to the max.
Height: 22 to 26 inches at shoulder Weight: 40 to 80 pounds (males average 70 pounds, females average 50 pounds) Coat: short and smooth Life span: 12 to 14 years Breed Group: Herding Dogs
Belgian Malinois were originally bred to be herding dogs. Today, they also work as police dogs, protection dogs, and family companions. In the hands of an experienced dog person, they are intense, intelligent and athletic companions.