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Definition of the noun malinois

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noun - plural: -

  1. fawn-colored short-haired sheepdog

Alternative definition of the noun malinois


  1. Belgian Shepherd Dog; Belgian Malinois

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Google previewRemarkable Military Animals (2015)

by Carla Mooney

A Malinois is a lot like a German shepherd, but slightly smaller. They usually weigh about 55 to 65 pounds (25 to 29.5 ...

Google previewThe Complete Dog Breed Book (2015)

by DK

Malinois is a short-haired variety of the Belgian Shepherd Dog.

Google previewMeet the Breeds (2016)

A Guide to More Than 200 AKC Breeds by American Kennel Club

The Belgian Malinois is a sturdy, well-balanced, agile dog, ready for action. The breed is moderately heavy boned, stands squarely on its feet, and carries itself proudly. The topline is level, and the chest is deep, with a smooth, graceful curve ...

Google previewNavy SEAL Dogs (2013)

My Tale of Training Canines for Combat by Michael Ritland, Mike Ritland

There are four different varieties, or coat colors and patterns, ofMalinois, but many of them are beige with a black mask. They look, at first glance, a lot like the more commonly known German shepherd, but the Malinois is a lighter, leaner dog.

Google previewMedical, Genetic & Behavioral Risk Factors of Belgian Malinois (2014)

by Ross D. Clark, DVM

The Malinois was bred around the town of Malines DESCRIPTION The Belgian Malinois is a shorterhaired, densercoated dog, ...

Google previewHAIR AND JUSTICE (2015)

Sociolegal Significance of Hair in Criminal Justice, Constitutional Law, and Public Policy by Carmen M. Cusack

Belgian Malinois is a common police dog breed that has a medium or short double coat. It sheds twice a year, but a Malinois' undercoat changes density depending on the weather and environment (AKC, n.d.; Espree, n.d.). Even though they ...

Google previewThe Dog Encyclopedia (2013)

by DK

Believed to have originated in Malines, in Belgium, the The most popular of the Belgian Shepherd Dogs worldwide, Malinois is a short-haired variety of the Belgian Shepherd Dog. this ...

Google previewBelgian Sheepdog Training and Understanding Their Behavior Book (2013)

by Vince Stead

The Malinois is a fawn & mahogany color With a short coat and black mask, The Tervuren is a fawn & mahogany color With a long coat and black mask, the Laekenois is a fawn color With a rough coat, and the Groenendael is black With a long ...

Google previewThe Dog Encyclopedia for Kids (2017)

by Tammy Gagne

The Belgian Malinois (MAL-in-wah) has a black muzzle and ears. Its main coat color is tan or brown-red. Light-colored dogs are called fawn. Darker Mals ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Malinois avariety of theBelgian sheepdog (see below), recognizedin the USAandmany other countriesas a separate breed. It is characterizedby the short, red, fawn or gray coatwith black maskandfrosting on the muzzle. B. red cattle red, ...

Google previewSherry's Secret Dictionary (2010)

A Guide to Your Dog by Sherry Bedard

Australian Cattle Dog Belgian Malinois Belgian Tervuren Briard German Shepherd Dog Puli Cardigan Welsh Corgi Australian Shepherd Bearded Collie Belgian Sheepdog Bouvier des Flanders Collie Old English Sheepdog Shetland ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2009)

Second Edition by Marc Bekoff

Belgian Malinois make up the majority of modern military dogs, but even diminutive ca- nines such as beagles are of use, because ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Delacroix, entrechat, feria, habdalah, haftarah, haniwa, Kashiwa, koruna, Kostroma, la-di-da, Libera, ma-and- pa, Machida, Malinois, Mardi Gras, Modena, moussaka, Omaha, Oshawa, Ottawa, pakeha, panama, Panama, ParanĂ¡, parashah, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

ma-lan-'waA n, pi Belgian Malinois (1968) : any of a breed of working dogs closely related to the Belgian sheepdog and having ...

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Westminster Dog Show Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois was named after the Belgian city of Malines. While the Belgian Malinois is still rare in the USA, it is popular in Belgium, it's country of origin.

It is one of the four varieties of the Belgian Sheepdogs, the Belgian Malinois, Belgian Tervuren, Belgian Groenendael, and the less popular Belgian Laekenois, which all share a common foundation.

ersatile and highly intelligent, all four varieties of the Belgian Sheepdog excel at a variety of talents, including but not limited to police work such as, narcotics and bomb detection, protection and schutzhund, search and rescue, also obedience, agility, tracking, herding, sled and cart pulling and as a guide for the blind and assistant to the disabled.

These high energy, extremely intelligent dogs need leadership, to be challenged, and well exercised daily and therefore are not for everyone, but can make an excellent family companion with the right owners.

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