“Monkey face” is a term frequently used to portray the appealing Brussels Griffon. This little, tough pooch has an intelligent and lively look that’s almost human in expression.
Brussels Griffons, frequently called Griffons for short, started in Belgium, where their chasing abilities were utilized to keep stables free of rats and mice. They in the end turned out to be more prominent as house pets, and these sprightly, inquisitive, and friendly puppies do make extraordinary partners — for the opportune individual. They’re touchy, once in a while irritable and nervous, and all around requesting of their proprietor’s consideration.
In the U.S., there are two sorts of Brussels Griffons: The harsh covered Griffon and the smooth-covered Griffon, called the Petit Brabancon. In the breed’s country of Belgium, there are three sorts: the Petit Brabancon (which is smooth-covered, as in the U.S.), the Brussels Griffon, which has an unpleasant red coat, and the Belgian Griffon, which has a harsh coat that can be any shading other than red.
Griffons typically coexist well with different puppies and pets, yet can be crabby with rambunctious youngsters. They’re extremely friendly and tend to bond most intimately with one individual in the family. They particularly love to cuddle with their most loved individual.