How do you pronounce Belgian Malinois?

What does Malinois mean in English?

Malinois, a French word for a person who is from Mechelen.

Which is better Malinois or German shepherd?

The Malinois is generally considered to be a more independent dog as German Shepherds can suffer from separation anxiety once they have formed a bond with their keepers. The Belgian Malinois has a reputation of being slightly easier to train. Being the slightly heavier breed, German Shepherds will require more feed.

Do Malinois like water?

For the most part, Belgian Malinois are known as a breed that likes to swim. Most Belgian Malinois are strong swimmers and will eagerly get into the water. Most of the time, if you introduce your puppy to water early on, they become happy swimmers as adults.