15 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About the Belgian Malinois

#7 Eva Mendes Has a Malinois

Actress Eva Mendes depended on her Belgian Malinois, Hugo, to keep her feeling safe and secure when she had to get a restraining order against a stalker in 2011.

#8 Belgian Malinoises Are Extremely Protective And Make Excellent Guard Dogs

The Belgian Malinois excels not only in herding, but also in protection and law enforcement; drug, bomb, and gas detection; search and rescue; tracking; obedience; sledding; agility; and therapy assistance to disabled, ill or elderly people.

#9 He Gives The Impression Of Elegant Robustness

This dog is demanding and needs an experienced owner.

#10 The Belgian Malinois Is An Enthusiastic And Fast Dog

His elegance and expression denote great strength of character, making him a proud representative of the herding breeds.

#11 The Basic Coloring Is A Rich Fawn To Mahogany

The coat has black tips on the hairs giving an overlay appearance. The mask and ears are black.

#12 The Belgian Malinois Is A Double-Coated Breed

He will generally shed twice a year. Bathing when dirty, brushing once or twice a week, and clipping the nails will keep your Malinois in great condition.

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