Beaucerons are big but graceful herders immediately recognized by their dark black coats with squirrel-red markings, including their trademark red stockings. They’re also seen in a black-gray-tan coat. Standing as high as 26.5 inches at the shoulder, Beaucerons are in all ways balanced, moderate dogs, immensely strong and seemingly indestructible but never clunky or plodding. The long head is well chiseled, and the dark brown eyes project an expression the breed’s fans describe as frank and confident.

The Beauceron is a distinct French breed of herding dog. The Beauceron is a well-balanced, solid dog of good height and well-muscled without heaviness or coarseness.

Breed Profile

They enjoy exercise and are extremely athletic. They thrive in a large outdoor environment when it comes to exercise. Without the proper exercise they can be difficult and destructive. They need a variety of locations and types of exercise each day. They can benefit from agility training but are not as suited to competition as other breeds. Beaucerons are extremely versatile so research a variety of activities and training to make a well-rounded dog.