10+ Amazing Facts About Belgian Malinoises You Might Not Know

Malinois is a very agile and intelligent dog that can become a pet for not everyone. The Belgian Shepherd Dog is perfectly trainable, it is smart and quick-witted. But if you don’t spend enough time with your dog, it will grow up to be aggressive.

An innate strong-willed temperament, together with the inherent strength of a dog, makes a pet dangerous if the energy is not used in the right direction. But if you tame and properly educate this pet from childhood, then a loyal and good friend, a strong defender will grow out of it.

#1 The Belgian Malinois is a medium-sized shepherd dog that was originally developed in Malines, Belgium in the late 1800s.

#2 All these Belgian shepherd dogs were named after Belgian villages: Groenendael, Laekenois, Mechelar (Malinois), and Tervuren.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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