Since the movie “Dog” came out starring Channing Tatum in the role of Jackson Briggs and featuring the Belgian Malinois LuLu, I have had at least six requests to write my monthly article about Belgian Malinoises and asked to discourage the every day dog owner from adopting one as a pet.

Cheryl Wicks: The dog from ‘Dog’

A Belgian Malinois swiftly rushes through the summer garden.

The movie is about an army ranger, Jackson, who finds solace in a very unlikely companionship with a Belgian Malinois, Lulu, who had been the military dog of his friend who was killed in the line of duty.