Origin: When the first breed survey was held in 1891 in Belgium, it was found that the Malinois was uniform in type across the region. The towns of Oosterhout in Holland and Malines showed a large population of the short-coated variety. It is from the town of Malines that the Malinois received its name. General description Height: 22-26 inches Weight: 55-80 pounds Color: The basic coloring is a rich fawn to mahogany, with black tips on the hairs giving an overlay appearance. The mask and ears are b...