Category: Herding Dogs
Facts about Beauceron Dogs, "Scientific name for Beauceron Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Beauceron is a dog variety that is bred for guarding and herding purposes. The Beauceron Dog breed hails from the plains of the northern part of France and they come under the category of working dogs.
The Beauceron Dog breed is also called as sheepdog from Beauce or red-stockings. The Beauceron Dog breed is an extremely versatile one, and it is used a protector for both sheep and cattle.
During ancient times, the Beauceron Dog breed was extremely useful against wolves.Beauceron Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Beauceron Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Beauceron Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Beauceron Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals
The Beauceron Dog average height of the male to the shoulders is 25 ½ to 27 ½ inches (64.7 to 68.5 cm) and the average height of the female is 24 ½ to 26 ½ inches (62.2 to 67.3 cm). The average weight of the male is 65 to 85 pounds (29.4 to 38.5 kg)and the average weight of the female is 60 to 80 pounds (27 to 36.3 kg). The Beauceron Dog breed has a tough external coat and a woolly undercover that grows thick in cold climate, particularly if the dog sleeps in the open air. In the tan and black Beauceron Dogs the tan marks become visible in two dots on the muzzle sides, above the eyes, vanishing off to the cheeks, but do not arrive at the base of the ears. These dots can also be found under the tail, on the gullet, the chest and on the Beauceron Dog legs.
A Beauceron Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Beauceron Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs they have 42 teeth. Female Beauceron Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Beauceron Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female Beauceron Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
The standard coloring of the Beauceron Dog breed is tan and black. Earlier, the Beauceron Dog breeds were found in colors, such as grey, tawny, or black. The merle furs will have more black than gray without white.
The Beauceron Dog breed is branded as a guard dog in France, an assistant around the ranch, herding cattle or sheep, and, or known as a ring game dog, chiefly guard training. The Beauceron Dog healthy, athletic and long-lived dog breed has been bred to be clever, calm, mild, and courageous. Adult Beauceron Dogs are usually suspicious of unfamiliar people and are outstanding natural protector dogs. Alternatively, the Beauceron Dog usually take their signal from their handlers when the situation comes to welcoming strangers, and are neither intelligent nor introverted. The Beauceron Dog perform best when raised in the family, but they will sleep outside, the better to operate as protectors.
The average lifespan of the Beauceron breed ranges from 10 years to 13 years.
If purchasing a Beauceron Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The Beauceron Dog belongs to the Herding Group and in 2007 is was recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club.
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Beauceron Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A Beauceron Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Beauceron Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Beauceron Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Beauceron Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst Beauceron Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Beauceron Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Beauceron Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. A Beauceron Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Beauceron Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.