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How to keep Belgian Tervueren healthy?

Don’t we think the Belgian Tervueren is a dog that’s not bound by the laws of physics? How to keep Belgian Tervueren healthy? The Belgian Tervueren is a tireless working dog and an affectionate and interesting companion. When you combine so many wakes with a villain’s best sense of humor, you have to get up early to be smarter than the puppy. But let’s face it: in any case, your Belgian Tervueren will get you up early.


Training requirements of Belgian Tervueren

When it comes to Belgian Tervueren, you should know that they are very high energy dogs. In addition to exercising for at least 90 minutes a day, the Belgian Tervueren needs to integrate into an active outdoor lifestyle. This helps to mimic their natural behavior when grazing. The Belgians need not only physical exercise but also mental stimulation. To meet this requirement, you can use a variety of games/exercises.

The coat of the Belgian Tervueren

The long, thick finish of the Belgian Tervueren looks soft, but it actually feels a little rough. The thick fur protected the dog from the cold. They have a small mane and a tuft of hair on their eyes. The Belgian Tervueren has a black mask, but the rest of their body can range in color from Tan to mahogany. The fur’s tail and ears are black. The Belgian Tervueren has two layers of hair, which constantly molt all year round. You only need to take a bath once every season of the year, unless the dog has a bad smell. It’s best to brush once a day, but if you don’t have the time, brushing twice a week thoroughly will help keep his coat looking good and his skin feeling healthy. Without mental and physical exercise, your Belgian Tervueren will fall victim to destructive behaviors such as barking and chewing. If you don’t have enough time to meet the exercise requirements of this beautiful breed, we suggest you choose another one.

Hair grooming of Belgian Tervueren

You will be pleasantly surprised to find that the amount of molting of the Belgian Tervueren is so small. Belgian Tervueren needs to brush their teeth at least twice a week to keep their hair healthy, which will help promote the growth of new hair. Twice a year, your Belgian Tervueren will shed a lot (fall and spring). During this period you will need to brush them every day. If possible, you can brush them outside, otherwise, you need a good quality vacuum cleaner.


Feeding and diet of Belgian Tervueren

Since the Belgian Tervueren is a carnivore, you need to make sure that their diet is dominated by meat. As a puppy, they need a lot of protein to help muscle development and growth; at this age, protein should account for about 25% of their diet. You are free to feed them fresh, canned or pickled. When you buy their food, you should look at the ingredients. Many cheap dry foods contain corn syrup and other harmful ingredients. The simplest rule of thumb is, if you can’t name the ingredients listed, look for other types or brands of food. In terms of feeding frequency, as a puppy, you should feed them four times a day. When they are six months old, you can reduce them to two meals a day. Once the Belgian Tervueren is mature, you should eat 1000 to 1600 calories a day, depending on their weight and activity level. The lighter Malinova (40-60 pounds) will have close to 1000 calories, while the heavier one will have 1600.

The health problems of Belgian Tervueren

Because the Belgian Tervueren are purebred, they are more prone to health problems than hybrids and hybrids. However, as far as health is concerned, the Belgian Tervueren is a fairly healthy breed. With a Belgian Tervueren, you have three main reasons to pay attention to hip dysplasia; elbow dysplasia; eye problems. In particular, the eye problems of the Belgian Tervueren are devastating for this breed. Progressive retinal atrophy is more common in older patients, as is the progressive cataract. We will discuss this in more detail later, but it is worth mentioning that any reputable breeder can provide proof of health examination. If they can’t, you should leave. In terms of hip and elbow dysplasia, you can minimize the likelihood of this happening by making sure you buy your dog from a breeder with a good hip and elbow score.