Malinois Dogs AKC Standards
Malinois (Mal for short) are squarely built, proud, and alert herders dogs that mature to stand 22 to 26 inches at the shoulder. There’s an honest, intelligence about their look that tells anyone interested the Malinois is not afraid to work hard for their feed. Malinois are strong and well muscled, but more elegant than bulky. A breed hallmark is a proud carriage of the head. Coat colors range from a rich fawn to mahogany. The black ears and mask accentuate the smart, questioning gaze emanating from eyes the color of dark Belgian chocolate. Is it any wonder that the Belgian Malinois has become beloved as the service dog of choice for many working dog jobs in America?
Navy Seals LOVE The Belgian Malinois!
Malinois are becoming a favorite of Police Departments and Soldiers worldwide and in truth they are the dog of Choice for Navy Seals. Its a great match up between dogs and Seals because both have high drive and a super Gritty personality it takes to perform the missions the Navy Seals Specialize in. They are often seen parachuting or repelling into enemy territory with their seal team!! Did you know that a Belgian Malinois dog working with Seal Team 6 played a crucial Role in the capture of Osama bin Laden?