Brussels Griffon

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This breed was used as a ratter in the carriage houses. It was also used to ride along in a box with the carriage driver?barking all the way!These cute, energetic ambassadors for the toy group of dogs are fun and enjoyable to own. They love children and despite their diminutive size make good playmates. They can be a bit fragile when small, so care must be taken to protect them around children.

Size: 
MALE : 11lbs(5kg)FEMALE : 7lbs(3kg)
Grooming: 

They have two varieties of coats: rough and smooth. The rough coat is wiry and dense with medium-short hair. The smooth coat is a very short, fine, slightly coarse hair that appears glossy. The rough coat variety requires regular stripping to keep in perfect condition. The smooth coat variety requires no grooming. Brussels Griffins are red or red-grizzled.

Trivia: 
The Brussels Griffon was featured in 1997's hit, "As Good As It Gets", starring Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt. (Credit:ÿ<a href="http://www.thepetprofessor.com/" target="_blank">AKC.org</a>)
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