Belgian Shepherd Dog (Laekenois)
The Laekenois is a breed of dog, sometimes classified as a variety of the Belgian Shepherd rather than as a separate breed. "Laekenois" is pronounced LAK-in-wah. This breed is not fully recognized in the United States. However, they can be shown in Britain, Canada, Australia, and throughout Europe, along with all three of the closely related breeds which share a heritage with the Laekenois: the Tervuren, the Malinois, and the Groenendael, the last being shown in the U.S. as the Belgian Sheepdog.
Also known as
This breed is also called Belgian Laekenois, Belgian Shepherd (Laekinois), Belgian Shepherd Dog (Laeken), Belgian Shepherd Laekenois, Laekenois as well as Laekenois (Belgian Shepherd Dog).
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