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The Briard is a member of the Herding Group.
They started off as a guard dog for nomadic sheep.
The Briard originally came from France.
They have a rugged appearance, yet one that is still slightly daper.
They grow to be about 22-27 inches high at the withers.
Briards typically weigh between 75 and 85 pounds.
They have a long wavy coat that is either black, slate grey, or shades of fawn.
The Briard needs regular grooming and brushing.
They have double hind dew-claws that should not be removed.
Lots of exercise is required. The Briard can play rough which might be too much for toddlers, but they are fine for older children.
The owner of a Briard must have determination and patience to train one.
Briards are lively, playful, and intelligent.