Berger Picard

friendly, affectionate, confident

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Country of origin: France
Breed group: Sheepdogs and Cattledogs - Group 1 (FCI); Pastoral Group (KC); Herding Group (AKC)


Size: large
Coat: semi-long, rough
Colour: fawn, brindle, grey
Life expectancy: 12-14 years


Friendly, affectionate and even-tempered family dog of good nature making an excellent companion for outdoor activities.

A Hollywood star born

A Berger Picard plays the title character in the film "Because of Winn-Dixie". Winn-Dixie was supposed to be a mixed-breed, and the Berger Picard was chosen because of its tousled and unusual appearance.
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