Torn between getting a German Shepherd dog and a Belgian Malinois? At first glance, they look like siblings from different mamas. But while they may look itty-bitty similar, these canines are as different as night and day!
For instance, the GSD is just a tad heavier than the Belgian Malinois by about 10 or so pounds. GSDs may also have either a shorter or a longer coat while Belgian Malinois just have a short, weatherproof coat. And in terms of AKC popularity ranking, GSDs are higher up the charts while Belgian Malinois are not far behind.
Should you get a German Shepherd dog or a Belgian Malinois? Here are everything you need to know between these two popular dog breeds.