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Who am I?

Well, I can tell you, but you might also want to know more about what a Bouvier is!

The Bouvier des Flandres

The legacy of the Bouvier has produced many admirable qualities in this breed. The breed originated in the farming regions of Belgium (Flandres).

The Bouvier is a square, powerfully built dog, rugged and formidable in appearance. His harsh double coat protects him in all types of weather; his keen sense of smell and watchful gaze make him a most suitable farm dog. (He thrives on plenty of room to work and exercise, but he is not an “outdoor dog”; he must live with his loving people — his “flock,” his “pack”.)

He is agile, alert and intelligent, with character of great spirit and fearlessness; yet, he is serene in disposition, and has an even temperament.

Today, the Bouvier des Flandres acts as a farm dog, family friend, protector, shepherd, and guide dog for the blind or hearing impaired. His intelligence, sense of threat discrimination and keen scent qualifies many Bouviers to excel in police work, tracking and drug detection. Owning a Bouvier, like many dogs, requires patience, love, a lot of grooming, a willingness to exercise the dog and pay for regular health care, a desire to have a companion who follows you around the house keeping an eye on you, and a commitment to complete at least one set of good obedience classes.

Source: History of the Bouvier des Flandres – Origin: Belgium

Allium Bouvier

I was born in Oklahoma in March of 2019. My registered name is War Bouviator Allium Ki. Allium is because my guy hooman was some sort of an expert with alliums like garlic, shallots, and onions. Ki because the only other female canine family member they’ve had was named Kaya. He just liked the way Alli Ki rolled off the tongue, I guess.

They drove from Washington state to Oklahoma to collect me. I’m so glad they did. I’ve been a very good girl from the moment I was placed in their care. Okay. Maybe that’s a stretch. But, it’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

On the drive home, she and I talked about starting an adventure log so I could tell everyone what it’s like to be part of a family that loves Bouviers. I know they do because I’m the fourth one they have had (although she says the first three were imposters, whatever that means).

So, that’s a bit about me. I hope you enjoy my adventures in my blog (which really stands for Bouvier log). Enjoy!