Berger Du Languedoc
Breeding group : Herding
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GENERALBreed group: Herding Type: Pure Breed
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: unknown Fur length: Ears: Pointy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black & Brown, Light Brown / Golden
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-14 years Rarity: Uncommon Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Not good for cold climate
The Berger Du Languedoc dogs were once very popular in France and were known by different names according to places such as Berger de Camargue , Berger de la Crau ( Rhone ) and Berger des Cévennes ( Cevennes ). The breed is now believed to be extinct or near extinct. These dogs were popularly used by shepherds of France to herd and drove sheep. The dog is relatively small as compared to other same category dogs. It has a height of 16-20 inches. The hair is short to moderately long, shaggy and comes in various shades from pale yellow to black and tan.
Colour range from various shades of pale yellow to black and tan.
The dog coat is short.
The Berger Du Languedoc is a great herding dog that was once very popular due to its herding abilities. The breed decreased in numbers simply because there are less sheep to herd.
They shed very little to none. They are very easy to take care. Always keep them clean by bathing to keep proper hygiene.
They are intelligent and can be trained easily but needs to be trained and socialized as early as puppyhood. Trainer should be firm, fair, consistent and knows positive reinforcement.
As a working breed, it would be safe to assume about Berger Du Languedoc that the breed was energetic and needed fair amount of physical activities.