By a very rigorous and severe selection, the breeders and trainers have carried the malinois to the highest standarts of worldwide competition as far as tracking down, obedience, agility and digging are concerned.
Psychologically, physiologically and physically the best, it is used as shepherd dog, police dog, army dog, to search ruins, sniffer for drugs and explosives, to help out the handicapped, guardian dog and, of course, family dog !

In France, it helps the RAID and GIGN elite troops.