|Beauceron from akc.com|
Like most herding breeds, the Beauceron needs something to do. They are eager to learn and easily trained, can be reserved with strangers, but are loving, loyal, and protective of their families.
The website dogbreedinfo.com says, "The Beauceron is a brave, highly intelligent, obedient working dog. Eager and willing to please, it excels at obedience training, and is very quick to understand and respond to its master's commands. The Beauceron is capable of police work, as it is loyal, patient, faithful, fearless, and keenly watchful, able to detect danger. It is a worthy, natural guard dog, that loves to work and exercise in wide open spaces. Another of its many talents is working as a herding dog."