The Beauceron dog breed - the incredible history
For those who have just recently discovered the Beauceron, it might seem that the breed is a relative newcomer to the United States. In fact, ancestors of the Beauceron probably came to the New World with French Canadian settlers- later migrating (Acadians) to the Louisiana area with their 'proto-Beaucerons.' Those early dogs, co-mingled with other dogs, likely became the Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog.Additionally, the Marquis de Lafayette made a gift to Thomas Jefferson of two French Shepherd dogs...ancestors of the Beauceron? The breed has continued to travel to the US ...