Malinois (Mal-in-wah)are extremely intelligent, loving, loyal dogs with high energy.
They need a strong leader who can teach them manners & social expectations with a firm but loving hand.
They are fiercely protective of their family and usually wary of strangers
Malinois is a herding breed & they will circle, nip at heels etc. of small children & animals.
They require plenty of exercise & mental stimulation as well as training & socialization.
Malinois make great home protection pets as well as excellent family dogs! They are highly intelligent, alert, highly trainable, lovable, fun hearted & loyal. If raised with lots of love, praise and positive reinforcement you can have a long and rewarding life with a Malinois.