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  American Kennel Club - Belgian Malinois dog dogs puppy puppies
Angulation of the hindquarters is in balance with the forequarters; the angle at the hock is relatively sharp, although the Belgian Malinois should not have extreme angulation.
The Belgian Malinois single tracks at a fast gait, the legs, both front and rear, converging toward the center line of gravity, while the topline remains firm and level, parallel to the line of motion with no crabbing.
The Belgian Malinois possesses a strong desire to work and is quick and responsive to commands from his owner.
www.akc.org /breeds/belgian_malinois/index.cfm   (1139 words)

  
  Belgian
Belgian Revolution The Belgian Revolution was a conflict in the 1839.
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael) NZKC The Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael) is the most popular breed of United State...
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois) ANKC KC(UK) NZKC The Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois) is a United States under the name B...
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/belgian.html   (516 words)

  
 Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Both the Dutch spoken in Belgium and the Belgian French have minor differences in vocabulary and semantic nuances from the varieties spoken in France and the Netherlands.
Mirroring the historical political conflicts between the freethought and Catholic segments of the population, the Belgian educational system in each communities is split into a laïque branch controlled by the communities, the provinces, or the municipalities, and a subsidised religious—mostly Catholic—branch controlled by both the communities and the religious authorities—usually the dioceses.
Belgians have a reputation for loving waffles and French fries, both originally from Belgium; the national food is steak (or mussels) with French fries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Belgium   (3941 words)

  
 Belgian Congo Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ AlienArtifacts.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Belgian Congo was the formal title of present-day Congo-Kinshasa (DRC) between King Léopold II's formal relinquishment of personal control over the state to Belgium on 15 November, 1908, to the dawn of Congolese independence on 30 June, 1960.
The head of the state remained the King of the Belgians, but day-to-day operations were carried out by the governor general, who was appointed as a colonial administrator by the parliament.
The Belgian Congo was one of the major exporters of uranium to the United States during World War II and the Cold War (Shinkolobwe mine).
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Belgian_Congo   (996 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Belgian
Belgium adopted the euro, the single European currency, in January 1999, and the Belgian franc was replaced by the euro in 2002.
Both the Dutch spoken in Belgium and the Belgian French have small vocabulary and semantic nuances from the varieties spoken in France and the Netherlands.
Belgians have a reputation for loving waffles and french fries (originally from Belgium), and their national food is mussels with french fries.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Belgian   (1788 words)

  
 Belgian Draft Horse History
The belgian is no "overnight success." Its popularity has been hard won over the last century on thousands of farms and ranches, in countless pulling contests and show rings, and on the streets of America with hitches such as the one the Adolf Coors Company uses to promote its products.
Today's Belgian is a big, powerful fellow that retains the drafty middle, a deep, strong foot, a lot of bone, the heavy muscling and amiable disposition possessed by early Belgians.
The fact that Belgians are by far the most numerous of all draft breeds in this country, plus the fact that they are pretty much a one-color breed, makes it easier to mate a horse when you need to and offers you a much bigger market when you wish to sell.
www.belgiancorp.com /files/history1.html   (1716 words)

  
 Belgian Draft Horse Corp. of America - Home Page
The Belgian is no "overnight success." Its popularity has been hard won over the last century on thousands of farms and ranches, in countless pulling contests and show rings, and on the streets of America with hitches pulling the freight wagons that once fed the people.
Today's Belgian is a big, powerful fellow that retains the drafty middle, a deep, strong foot, a lot of bone, the heavy muscling and amiable disposition possessed by the early Belgians.
The Belgian Breed DVD depicts the history of the breed and its origin, the diversity of the breed and its majestic presence.
www.belgiancorp.com   (1419 words)

  
 Belgian Malinois Information and Pictures
The standard for the Belgian Malinois frequently uses the word "square" to describe the breed, as the dog's body is about as long as it is tall.
Belgian Sheepdogs may instinctively display herding behavior such as chasing and circling, moving effortlessly for hours and nipping at people's heels.
The first of the Belgian Sheepdogs to establish type, the Malinois became the gauge of his nearly indiscernible brothers, who were labeled Berger Belge a poil court autre que Malinois (that is, Belgian short-coated Sheepdog other that Malinois).
www.dogbreedinfo.com /belgianmalinois.htm   (1053 words)

  
 Belgian - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Belgian Heavy Draft Horse, breed of working horse, also called the Brabant for the area of Belgium where it was developed.
Belgian Malinois, herding dog, one of four breeds of sheepherding dogs that originated in Belgium.
Belgian Sheepdog, breed of herding dog existing in four varieties—the Belgian sheepdog (Groenendael), Belgian Laekenois, Belgian Malinois, and...
encarta.msn.com /Belgian.html   (133 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Siege of Antwerp Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
As the Belgian army was ill-prepared and outnumbered by the better-armed and more numerous German troops, the Belgian army had to relinquish control of the strongholds of Liege (which fell on August 16) and Namur, which fell into the hands of the Germans on August 24.
October 5 was a crucial date during the Siege of Antwerp; the German army broke through the Belgian defences in the town of Lier, 20 kilometers southeast of Antwerp and moved on to the town of Dendermonde (south of Antwerp) where it attempted to cross the river Scheldt.
Belgian forces fled westwards towards the coast on October 6 eventually stopping the German advance on the banks of the river Yser.
www.ipedia.com /siege_of_antwerp.html   (596 words)

  
 Belgian Shepherds: What's Good About 'Em? What's Bad About 'Em?
Belgian Shepherds often poke (or nip) people and other animals in an attempt to move them along or gather them together.
Belgian Shepherds MUST have regular opportunities to vent their energy and to use their busy minds to do interesting things.
Some Belgians are willful, obstinate, and dominant (they want to be the boss) and will make you prove that you can make them do things.
www.yourpurebredpuppy.com /reviews/belgianshepherds.html   (1194 words)

  
 Belgian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Belgian Endive Marketing Board The Belgian Endive's fame has spread worldwide as more cooks and chefs turn to the Belgian Endive because it is the most flavorful in the world.
However, the Belgian contribution to the Comics' universe was certainly not.
American Belgian Malinois Club the Belgian Malinois is one of several varieties of the Belgian Shepherd Dog.
flowers.zalp.net /page-belgian.html   (365 words)

  
 16. Belgian and French Ale - BJCP Style Guidelines
Compared to their higher alcohol Category S cousins, they are Belgian "session beers" for ease of drinking.
Related to the Belgian Saison style, the main difference is that the Bière de Garde is rounder, richer, sweeter, malt-focused, often has a "cellar" character, and lacks the spicing and tartness of a Saison.
History: Unique beers of small, independent Belgian breweries that have come to enjoy local popularity but may be far less well-known outside of their own regions.
www.bjcp.org /styles04/Category16.html   (2459 words)

  
 Congo, Belgian on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Belgian foreign minister criticizes documentary on king's legacy in Congo as distorted
At Gangala-na-Bodio in the former Belgian Congo is the Elephant Farm and Tr (LON8747)
At Gangala-na-Bodio in the former Belgian Congo is the Elephant Farm and T (LON38565)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-C1ongo-B1e.asp   (472 words)

  
 Belgian Sheep dog Breeds
As with a suprising number of breeds, the formulation of the Belgian sheepdogs as a physically uniform type was a development of the mid to late 1800's.
The Reul committee's characteristics of the Belgian Shepherds.
Although treated as different varieties of the same breed in the Belgian home land, as of 1997 the strains are not allowed to be interbred except by special permission of the Belgian commission overseeing the welfare of the breed.
www.netpets.com /dogs/reference/breedinfo/breed.desc/belgian.sheep.dogs.html   (2023 words)

  
 Dog Owner's Guide Profile: The Belgian Sheepdogs
The four Belgians developed from the same basic stock brought together for periodic judging by a veterinarian devoted to proper development of breed and type.
The Belgian Sheepdog and the Tervuren require a moderate amount of grooming, and all three of the AKC Belgians shed their undercoats each year.
The Belgian Sheepdog Club of America and the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, are working on a screening project to define a seizure disease that seems to be prevalent in some breed families.
www.canismajor.com /dog/belgian.html   (1774 words)

  
 Belgian Malinois, belgians, dog breeders, puppies
They are identical to the Belgian Sheepdog and the Belgian Tervuren except their coat is short and mahogany in coloring.
Belgian Malinois is a working dog and needs a lot of exercise, preferably off the leash as much as possible.
Belgian Malinois adapts well to both a urban or country environment as long as they have space to roam.
www.puppydogweb.com /caninebreeds/belmalinois.htm   (422 words)

  
 Belgian Endive - "White Gold" high value for restaurants, patrons and produce purveyors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Belgian Endive mystique has endured since the day it was accidentally discovered by a Belgian farmer in 1830.
The Belgian Endive's need for round-the- clock attention is still best suited to Belgian farmers, who perform their task with the passion of true artists.
The Belgian Endive's fame has spread worldwide as more cooks and chefs turn to the Belgian Endive because it is the most flavorful in the world.
www.belgianendive.com   (239 words)

  
 What to feed a Belgian Sheepdog
Therefore, I suggest that Belgian Sheepdog owners try to feed their present companion pets with foods that contain what this breed requires.
The idea was to provide pet owners (both those who wanted to cook for their companion pets or those who wanted to buy an all-breed/any-breed preservative filled food for their pets) information about food sources to use or avoid.
There are over 170 different molecular forms of the mineral "calcium." The source of the mineral calcium that a Belgian Sheepdog can easily assimilate can be hard for a different breed to assimilate and thus that other breed can develop kidney stones on the best source of calcium for a Belgian Sheepdog.
home.att.net /~wdcusick/BelgianSheepdog.html   (1369 words)

  
 Breeds of Livestock - Belgian Horse
In terms of importing seed stock and establishing new breeders, it was none too soon, for the onset of World War I in 1914 brought all importations to a complete halt.
During the 20's and early 30's the Belgian decline was much less than the other breeds.
Thus the percentage of draft horses that were Belgian grew dramatically during this period.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/horses/belgian   (974 words)

  
 SPIRITUS - The Belgian Shepherd Dog
The Belgian Shepherd Dog was originally bred to be a versatile farm dog, whose job included herding and guarding the flock, protecting his master and home, pulling carts and carrying supplies, and being a family companion.
Belgians are highly intelligent, active dogs that are very loyal and devoted to their people.
The Belgian can be wonderful and very devoted with children when raised and socialized well with them, but due to the herding instinct that demands "order", a Belgian should never be left with small children unsupervised.
www.spiritusdogs.ca /info.html   (1029 words)

  
 Belgian Waffles - Allrecipes
"Belgian waffles are tender and flavorful waffles made with yeast.
True belgian waffles are a yeast batter, and this one is very genuine.
If you are accustomed to "Belgian Waffle" mix from a box, these will taste much different, because they are made from a yeast batter - but true Belgian Waffles are made with yeast.
allrecipes.com /recipe/belgian-waffles/detail.aspx   (750 words)

  
 Breed Profile: Belgian Draft Horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
During the Middle Ages it was known as the Flanders Horse (after the region of Europe in which it originated) and had great influence on the development of other draft horse breeds, such as the Suffolk Punch, the Clydesdale and the Shire.
Throughout the centuries, Belgian breeders resisted pressure to produce lighter cavalry horses and concentrated on breeding the Brabant, or Belgian Heavy Draft, which was well-suited to the climate and rich, heavy soil of the region.
The Belgian Draft more normally seen in the United States is not as "massive" as the Brabant, but still retains the proportions of the Brabant.
www.equisearch.com /breeds/belgianprofile/index.html   (468 words)

  
 LLRX -- Research Guide to Belgian Law
He was secretary to the Belgian association of law librarians during the time that association existed (1990-1995).
The Belgian state was formed as a constitutional monarchy in 1830, as a compromise between French and Dutch claims, appeased by the British government.
However, at this moment it forms the core of this database, because the cases that are reported from lower courts and tribunals have not been selected properly and are in the database mere by chance.
www.llrx.com /features/belgian.htm   (6502 words)

  
 What to feed a Belgian Malinois
Therefore, I suggest that Belgian Malinois owners try to feed their present companion pets with foods that contain what this breed requires.
The Belgian Malinois developed near the city of Malines, Belgium, which is a northern city close to the border of the Netherlands and North Sea.
For the Belgian Malinois I recommend foods that are low in fiber and have protein from poultry, ocean fish, and wheat.
home.att.net /~wdcusick/BelgianMalinois.html   (1329 words)

  
 Belgian Sheep dog Breeds
As with a suprising number of breeds, the formulation of the Belgian sheepdogs as a physically uniform type was a development of the mid to late 1800's.
The Reul committee's characteristics of the Belgian Shepherds.
Although treated as different varieties of the same breed in the Belgian home land, as of 1997 the strains are not allowed to be interbred except by special permission of the Belgian commission overseeing the welfare of the breed.
www.netpets.org /dogs/reference/breedinfo/breed.desc/belgian.sheep.dogs.html   (2023 words)

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