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Brussels Griffon


The Brussels Griffon is a breed of the toy dog named after its city of origin. They are known to be hypoallergenic and have a life span of 10-15 yrs. They have a fascinating and engaging personality. They are known to be companionable, self-important, alert and inquisitive but also very sensitive

Adult Size

  • Small

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Normally

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Can Be Left Alone
  • Comfortable Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Toy Group

Coat Length

  • Medium Coat

Coat Quality

  • Rough Coat


  • Belge
  • Black
  • Black & Tan
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Chocolate
  • Red
  • Tan
  • Wheaten


  • Drools Occasionally

Energy Level

  • Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Weight

  • 06-10lbs

General Health

  • Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog
  • Great First Dog!
  • Very Good for Your First Dog!

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Can Manage in Cold Weather
  • Thrives in Cold Weather
  • Tolerates Cold Weather Well

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather
  • Does Well in Hot Weather
  • Tolerates Hot Weather Well

Good With Children?





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