Brussels Griffon Puppies & Breed Information

Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon Puppy Characteristics


  • Size:
  • Grooming Needs:
  • Exercise Needs:
  • Good With Dogs:
  • Watchdog Ability:

Brussels Griffon Puppies for Sale


View More Puppies for Sale

Get Matched to Trusted Breeders

Brussels Griffon Breed Information


Breed Group: Toy

Weight: 8-10 lbs

Height: 7-8 inches

Color(s): red, belge (mixed reddish brown and black), black and tan, or black

Overview

Sporting a sort of human like expression, this cheerful fellow is a good companion dog. The Brussels Griffon is good with other pets, including cats and smaller animals, but do best with older children. Sensitive and curious, this is a demanding dog but gives great deals of love and affection to his owner.

Character

The Brussels Griffon is a barker and definitely enjoys doing so. They make good alarm dogs. Intelligent and picky, this breed would do best with obedience classes during early stages of life to ensure a well-rounded and polite dog.

Temperament

Cheerful, friendly, and sometimes moody, this breed can be fairly picky. As with many smaller breeds, the Brussels Griffon can be difficult to housebreak but with consistency, will do just fine. Being that this is a willful and high-strung breed, a gentle but firm handler would work best with training.

Care

Shedding very little, this breed does need a lot of maintenance on the coat. Daily brushing should keep the coat shiny, clean, and prevent any matting or tangles. The beard around the mouth area should be cleaned regularly to prevent and caking.

Coat

There are two coat varieties for the Brussels Griffon. The first coat being rough-coated which consists of harsh, dense, and wiry hair. The second variety is the smooth-coated, which is the opposite being glossy, straight and short.

Training

You must be consistent with this breed, as they tend to lose interest fairly quickly. Obedience classes are recommended, but not required. Make the training fun and you will be sure to keep this dog's attention.

Activity

A lively and hyperactive breed, they still do not require much activity. The Brussels Griffon gets most of his exercise in the home. This dog does enjoy short walks and will do just fine without a yard.

Ownership

If you are looking for Brussels Griffon puppies for sale from reputable Brussels Griffon breeders or to adopt Brussels Griffons from a Brussels Griffon rescue then make sure you understand as much about the dog breeds you are interested in as you can. Every puppy breed is different. Begin your research by reading the breed information about the Brussels Griffon puppy above. Search our dog breeds section to find Brussels Griffon puppies that make great pets.


Rate this Breed Information - Provided by

Saving...

4 out of 5 based on 53 ratings for the Brussels Griffon puppy breed profile.

Updated: 4/18/2014
Answer a Question

Breed Questions & Answers

Are you knowledgeable about a certain breed? Share what you know!


We provide the only safe marketplace for Brussels Griffon dog breeders to list and rehome their purebred Brussels Griffon puppies. Brussels Griffon dog breeders listing puppies on Next Day Pets are required to verify their identity for your protection. Most dog breeders with Brussels Griffons for sale offer health guarantees and may be shipped worldwide. With over 100,000 active dog breeders, we can assure you you'll find the perfect puppy for your family.