Brussels Griffon Breed Profile
Among the endearing traits of the Brussels Griffon is that they are intelligent, affectionate, curious, charming, and they love everyone.
This breed of dog makes a great companion for children and for families.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 12 to 15 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight of this breed of dog is around 6 to 12 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of dog include but are not limited to pregnancy difficulties requiring C sections, slipped stifle, eye problems and respiratory ailments.
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking can be done with patience on part of the owner. Shedding is minimal to none, but brush daily to maintain. Grooming can be labor intensive.
Best Owner Compatibility
Can be suited for the apartment or condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has lots of love and attention to give with tons of toys to play with. They can be best suited for indoors.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
You can expect to pay an average cost of around $800+ per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
Can have a tendency towards small dog syndrome.
If not properly trained, this breed of dog can have a tendency towards obsessive barking.
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