Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois)

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The Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois) is a breed of dog, sometimes classified as a variety of the Belgian Shepherd Dog rather than as a separate breed.

The Malinois is recognized in the United States under the name Belgian Malinois. Its name is the French word for Mechlinian, which is in Dutch either Mechelse herdershond (shepherd dog from Mechelen) or Mechelaar (one from Mechelen).

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References

  1. Dogs in Depth
  2. Read RA (1995) Treatment of canine nictitans plasmacytic conjunctivitis with 0.2 per cent cyclosporin ointment. J Small Anim Pract 36(2):50-56
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