The Beauceron is a guard dog and herding dog breed falling into the working dog category whose origins lie in the plains of Northern France. The Beauceron is also known as French Shorthaired Shepherd, Beauce Sheep dog, Beauce Shepherd, Berger de Beauce or Bas Rouge. The Beauceron has a hard outer coat and a woolly undercoat that grows thick in cold weather, especially if the dog sleeps outdoors. This athletic, healthy and long-lived breed has been bred to be intelligent, calm, gentle, and fearless. Check out our collection of Beauceron dog names for male or female puppies.