Derek is a fabulous Belgian Malinois from distinctive 50 year old French bloodlines like Calvaire aux Acasias. Aside from excellent health this dog has a great temperament with balanced drives and a well defined off-switch. Derek loves to spend time with his owner and enjoys a game of fetch as well as going for car rides. This fine boy is social with women & children immediately and he is easy to handle as he loves to please his owners. He is protective of his family and property, very alert. He activates on command by your side with a strong bark and a show of teeth then he turns off on command just as easy. Should the threat escalate, this K9 is more than ready to defend on command and subdue his opponent swiftly. Derek gets along with some social dogs particularly females or submissive males. This oustanding Belgian Malinois has excellent obedience and protection training and is well suited for small families, couple or person who wish to own a highly affectionate, clear-headed Malinois with excellent obedience and strong, reliable protection in any situation.