Bouvier Des Flandres

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Breed Group: Herding
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This intimidating breed is rather calm and gentle, but comes off as fearless and powerful. Adaptable to many environments, this breed makes an ideal guard or watchdog. Intelligent and easy to train, all the while keeping you entertained.
The Bouvier Des Flandres is best described as enthusiastic, even-tempered, playful, gentle, and pleasant, this breed can make an excellent household companion. Great with children, but should be socialized from puppyhood with other animals if they are to get along.
A quiet and calm breed, the Bouvier Des Flandres is intelligent, fearless, good natured, and responsible. This breed is not recommended for the average pet owner and requires firm handling to avoid any dominance issues. Given the right home, training, and love, this breed would be great for family life.
Having a long and shaggy coat, the Bouvier Des Flandres requires much maintenance in the grooming field. Needing to be trimmed at least three times a year to prevent any matts or tangles, this breed should also be brushed on a daily basis. If properly groomed, this breed will shed little hair.
The Bouvier Des Flandres is a thick and heavy coated dog with a distinctive beard and mustache. Coat requires extensive maintenance grooming wise. Harsh, rough, and shaggy looking hair is dry and somewhat crisp. Undercoat is soft and dense, while outercoat is rough and harsh.
Consistent training is a must for this large and sometimes stubborn breed. Requires firm training. A quick learner, the Bouvier Des Flandres makes an excellent guard dog and is generally easy to train.
The Bouvier Des Flandres does best with a large sized yard, but will do okay in apartment life if given proper exercise. A very active breed, this dog must be regularly exercised. Long walks, and running free are recommended under close supervision.
69-90 lbs
Male: 24-28; Female: 24-27 inches
from fawn to black, including salt and pepper, gray, and brindle
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2020

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How much do Bouvier Des Flandres puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Bouvier Des Flandres varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Bouvier Des Flandres puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Bouvier Des Flandres sold is $1,500.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Bouvier Des Flandres with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $2,100 upwards to $6,400 or even more for a Bouvier Des Flandres with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Bouvier Des Flandres sold is $1,200.

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What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $1,500.00
Average Price: $1,200.00
Top Quality: $2,100.00 to $6,400.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 543 Bouvier Des Flandres puppies across the United States on

Annual cost of owning a Bouvier Des Flandres puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Bouvier Des Flandres true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Bouvier Des Flandres Names for 2020

We've compiled the top 20 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 543 Bouvier Des Flandres dogs.
  • 1. Bear
  • 2. Max
  • 3. Chicago
  • 4. Chloe
  • 5. Kiya
  • 6. Stella
  • 7. Gracie
  • 8. Chicago Gal
  • 9. Daisy
  • 10. Raven
  • 11. Bella
  • 12. Big Boy
  • 13. Blacky
  • 14. Boy In Blue
  • 15. Chicago Finn
  • 16. Finn
  • 17. Inka
  • 18. Jewels
  • 19. Moose
  • 20. Puppy

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Perrin Bouviers and Frenchies
Member Since: August 2018
Location: Southwest Michigan, Michigan
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Hello.. I live on a small farm in Michigan .. I raise Morgan Horses, Bouvier des Flanders and have just added French Bulldogs!! You can find me on facebook as well under Perrin Bouviers and Perrin Frenchies;)

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Anonymous asked:
Hello, my name is Mara and this is my 4th Bouvier. I hope this doesn't sound like a stupid question. Thunder is a reg. service dog and he goes everywhere with my husband and I. We live in the Berkshires in Ma. which can get 20 degrees below zero without the wind, but the summers are generally cool 70 - 90. It always has a small breeze. My question is I know that he has two coats. I have done a lot of reading trying to find out if shaving him done in the summer months is doing him harm or making him feel cooler. I read the 2nd coat keeps him cooler and not to shave him. Do you have any answers or suggestions for Thunder. We want only what is best for are service dog since he takes such good care of me. Thank You. Mara Senecal



I have trained Bouvs FOR 40yrs, never shave the dog. Cut them very short in early Spring, that will give that shaggy coat a chance to grow back for winter.


We have had several Bouv's and due to work lived all over the US including Phoenix AZ. We'd have him groomed short, but never shaved. They will do great adapting.


NEVER shave a Bouvier des Flandres. I am from the Netherlands my family bred and trained them for search and rescue, guarding, see and eye dogs , Etc

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How rare is the Bouvier Des Flandres dog?



I owned many Bouvier Des Flandres' in my lifetime. They say once you own a Bouvier, you would not want another breed. They are very loyal and sweet when trained proper. The Bouvier is not a dog for the first time dog owner, and they are not a rare breed. You have to be very consistent with this breed. They need human companionship therefore, you cannot just leave the dog in your backyard. Once trained, this breed is the most loyal protector and compassionate dog you will ever have.


I also had a Bouvier Des Flandres, and I agree that once you've owned one that is the only breed you'll ever want again. Bozz was the absolute best dog I've ever had. He absolutely loved the water. He'd go to car shows, air shows, sailing, dune buggy riding. He made our family complete. He was a fabulous protector, very well behaved, and loved to have fun. Just make sure you treat him like he should be treated. He lived a great life for 16 years, and there's not a question in my mind as to what kind of dog I'd like to have next. Best Breed in the World! My only question to you is you've had this dog for a couple of years & you don't know what breed he is. Hasn't he ever seen a vet?


I have had 3 bouviers all such gentle souls. Very loyal and so easy to please. They seem to adapt to your life and loved to be loved.

Anonymous asked:
I would like to see the various colors of the bouvier de flanders



To see pictures of many colors of Bouviers do a web search of Bouvier Des Flandres images or Bouvier Des Flandres pictures. Or search Bouvier Des Flandres breed standard colors.


Bouviers have a very high maintenance coat and require a great deal of grooming. They are NOT hypoallergenic. Contact the American Bouvier Rescue League for information regarding bouviers is the Bouvier des Flandres website and you can connect with the rescue there and make a informed decision. Bouviers require a lot of time and socialization and training. I have had them for 40 years and yes they do shed.

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I need a dog capable of being good with young kids and small dogs and is hypoallergenic. Is the Bouvier Des Flandres breed a good choice?



Bouviers are great with children and since they don't shed they are good in the house as long as they get out to exercise regularly. They prefer to be with their family so don't do as well as an outside kennel dog. People that are not tolerant of dog hair usually do not have as much trouble with a Bouviers coat.


My Bouvier lived with me on a 20 acre horse ranch for over 9 years. We were together 24/7. I had to put my partner down 3 months ago. My beloved Bouvier, Lea was great with other dogs, cats, all critters and all the people, young and old who she KNEW were OK. Lea would bark when a vehicle drove onto the ranch or when someone was walking toward OUR house. This was an "attention" bark, which was a very different bark as when there were coyotes or a stray dog on the ranch. Lea ran the coyotes off so many times, they quit coming onto to HER ranch!! I have trained dogs and horses for more years than I want to admit. The Bouvier is not only smart, but this breed is analytical. They make good, sound decisions. I am looking for my next best friend, and a Bouvier is the only breed.


I too have raised and trained Bouviers for 40yrs. My baby (POW)was just put to rest 2days ago. I would have given anything to have had Her for another day or week or month,,but not to have her in Pain. She was a great gentle giant. I need a vacation or two, then I will start looking for a new best Friend. My neighbors are in tears over the loss of my 4 legged clown. People always remember her name and often forgot Mine. Just goes to show you Anybody that knew her fell in love with her.


I just lost my best friend last week. She was my second Bouv and died at 14 1/2. I am an 80 year old grandmother. My Bouv was so good with children. She never knocked over a todler, was very careful playing with them. She let kids do anything to her and never snaped or growled ath any child. She was also very protective of the children and would stand between an adult and the child. I never found the Bouv needed extra exersize or walking. She just wanted to be with me. The best thing about a Bouv is that they are not needy as my terrier and poodle were. She never needed constant attention and was just happy to know I was there. I owned a retail store and she saved me 4 times when a person threatened to rob me--even when a group of teens came in and threatened me. She used to lay behind a counter and no one saw her until they were threatining me--they walked out of my store backwards. Bouvs are large and can protect you. I could go on and on about how loyal and good a breed this is--but you have to know how to be leader of the pack or they will lead you. Best breed ever! Wish I wasn't so old and could get another.

Anonymous asked:
How much does an average Bouvier Des Flandres cost? They are really pretty and I would love to buy one.

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I've bought two Bouvier's in the last year and half a male and female (half siblings), they both cost $1800 separately.

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Updated: 4/4/2020