The Griffon Bruxellois or Brussels Griffon is a breed of toy dog, named for their city of origin: Brussels, Belgium. The Griffon Bruxellois may refer to three different breeds, the Griffon Bruxellois, the Griffon Belge and the Petit Brabancon. Griffon, Griff, and Bruss are also nicknames to the breed. A Griffon should not be shy or aggressive. However, they are very emotionally sensitive. Check out our collection of Brussels Griffon dog names for more options for your Griffons.