December 13, 2022
Both breed came about from very intentional breeding.
They wanted all desired features in a single dog.
Most people confuse the two breeds.
Here's how you differentiate between them!
The face shape of the Belgian Malinois is more prolonged and leaner.
A German Shepherd's face is fuller and stodgier.
The Belgian Malinois has a longer life span of 12-14 years.
German Shepherds typically live 10-13 years.
Belgian Malinois is eager and ready to please.
German shepherds are more independent and more stubborn.
Belgian Malinois will bond strongly with one single person.
German Shepherds bond strongly with the whole family.
Belgian Malinois are high-strung and temperamental.
German Shepards are more adaptable.
Primarily due to their intelligence and very sensitive noses,
as well as their eagerness to please.