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Eurasier vs Berger Blanc Suisse vs Belgian Malinois – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

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Name Eurasier Berger Blanc Suisse Belgian Malinois
OriginsGermany Switzerland Belgium
Group Working Dogs Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs) Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs)
Popularity Rank55139144
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Other Names Eurasian, Eurasian Spitz, Eurasian Dog White Swiss Shepherd Dog, Weisser Schweizer Schäferhund, Pastore Svizzero Bianco Malinois
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1959 as a Herding breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Spitz and primitive types group, in the Asian Spitz and related breeds section. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition Australian National Kennel Council Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Foundation Stock Service North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Dog Registry of America Inc. National Kennel Club American Canine Association, Inc. American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club
Price $2000-$2500 $2500-$3000 $1200-$1400

General Appearance - Eurasier vs Berger Blanc Suisse vs Belgian Malinois

Size Large Large Large
Weight Male: 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg), Female: 40-60 pounds (18-26 kg) Male: 66–88 lbs (30–40 kg), Female: 55–77 lbs (25–35 kg) Male: 65-75 pounds (29-34 kg), Female: 60-70 pounds (27-32 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 60 pounds (27.5 kg), Female: 50 pounds (22 kg) Male: 77 lbs (35 kg), Female: 66 lbs (30 kg) Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 65 pounds (29.5 kg)
Height Male: 20-24 inches (52-60 cm), Female: 16-18 inches (48-56 cm) Male: 24–26 inch (60–66 cm), Female: 22–24 inch (55–61 cm) Male: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm), Female: 22-24 inches (56-61 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 22 inches (56 cm), Female: 17 inches (52 cm) Male: 25 inch (63 cm), Female: 23 inch (58 cm) Male: 25 inches (63.5 cm), Female: 23 inches (58.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Eurasier vs Berger Blanc Suisse vs Belgian Malinois

Coat Thick Double Dense Straight Weather-resistant Straight
Colors Fawn Wolf Sable Tan Red Black White Brindle Cream Fawn Black
Grooming
Average: The Eurasier requires average grooming effort.
Average: The Berger Blanc Suisse requires average grooming effort.
Average: The Belgian Malinois requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Eurasiers shed moderately.
Berger Blanc Suisses are heavy shedders.
Belgian Malinoiss shed moderately.

Characteristics - Eurasier vs Berger Blanc Suisse vs Belgian Malinois

Temperament Alert Outright Tempered Reserved Calm Intelligent Watchful Easygoing Gentle Patient Strong Active Intelligent Active Alert Confident Friendly Hard working Protective Stubborn Watchful
Intelligent Rank
Average: Eurasier's has average obedience intelligence.
Smart: Berger Blanc Suisse's has great intelligence.
Very smart: Belgian Malinois is an excellent dog breed.
Trainability
Eurasiers are quite easy to train.
Berger Blanc Suisses are easy to train.
Belgian Malinoiss are very easy to train.
Playfulness
Eurasiers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Berger Blanc Suisse is a playful breed.
The Belgian Malinois is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Eurasiers are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Berger Blanc Suisses are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Belgian Malinoiss may seem unfriendly sometimes due to their independence.
Social Needs
Eurasiers need for social interaction is average.
Berger Blanc Suisses need a lot of social interaction.
Belgian Malinoiss are a social breed.
Barking
Average: The Eurasier barks occasionally.
Average to high: The Berger Blanc Suisse is a vocal breed.
Average to high: The Belgian Malinois is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Eurasiers are one of the best watchdogs.
Berger Blanc Suisses are good watchdogs.
Belgian Malinoiss are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Eurasiers can't provide protection for their territory.
Berger Blanc Suisses strongly protect their territory.
Belgian Malinoiss strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Eurasier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Berger Blanc Suisse has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Belgian Malinois has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Eurasiers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Berger Blanc Suisses have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Belgian Malinoiss have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Eurasiers have average wanderlust potential.
Berger Blanc Suisses have average wanderlust potential.
Wanderlust potential of the Belgian Malinois is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Eurasiers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Berger Blanc Suisses don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Belgian Malinoiss have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Apartment Friendly
Eurasiers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Berger Blanc Suisses are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Belgian Malinoiss are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Eurasiers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Berger Blanc Suisses adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Belgian Malinoiss adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Berger Blanc Suisses tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Belgian Malinoiss do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Eurasier vs Berger Blanc Suisse vs Belgian Malinois

Stranger Friendly
Eurasiers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Berger Blanc Suisses are stranger friendly dogs.
Belgian Malinoiss are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Eurasiers are kid-friendly dogs.
Berger Blanc Suisses are very kid-friendly dogs.
Belgian Malinoiss are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Eurasiers are cat-friendly dogs.
Berger Blanc Suisses are cat-friendly dogs.
Belgian Malinoiss are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Eurasiers are very dog-friendly dogs.
Berger Blanc Suisses are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Belgian Malinoiss are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Eurasier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Berger Blanc Suisse is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Belgian Malinois is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Eurasiers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Berger Blanc Suisses are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Belgian Malinoiss are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Eurasiers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Berger Blanc Suisses are usually friendly towards other pets.
Belgian Malinoiss are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Eurasiers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Berger Blanc Suisses are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Belgian Malinoiss are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Yes
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Eurasier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Berger Blanc Suisse breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Belgian Malinois breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Eurasier vs Berger Blanc Suisse vs Belgian Malinois

Health Issues
Eurasiers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Berger Blanc Suisses tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Belgian Malinois is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems No set Allergies Bloat Joint Dysplasia Elbow Dysplasia Epilepsy Eye Problems Hip Dysplasia
Life Expectancy 11-13 years 12-13 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Eurasiers have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Berger Blanc Suisses are high energy dogs.
Belgian Malinoiss are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Eurasiers have an average exercise need.
Berger Blanc Suisses need a lot of exercises.
Belgian Malinoiss need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Eurasiers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Berger Blanc Suisses are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Belgian Malinoiss don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 3.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average.
Low to Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Eurasier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Berger Blanc Suisse can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Eurasier has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Berger Blanc Suisse has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Belgian Malinois has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Eurasier is an average drooler.
The Berger Blanc Suisse is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Belgian Malinois is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Eurasier vs Berger Blanc Suisse vs Belgian Malinois

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 4-8 puppies 6-8 puppies 6-10 puppies

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