Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog
Origin Switzerland
Classification Working
Height 58-71cm / 23-28in
Weight 36-50kg / 80-110lb
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Exercise Medium
Easily Trainable Medium
Watchdog Medium
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals Medium
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Daily
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Large

Bernese Mountain Dog Description

Bernese Mountain Dogs are a large, powerfully built breed of dog. They have a broad head and a deep chest. Their ears are triangular shaped and pendent and their tail is long and bushy. They have a beautiful silky, flowing coat. The breed is mainly black with a white muzzle, chest, paws and tip of the tail. They have tan or chestnut markings on the face and legs.

Bernese Mountain Dog Character

The Bernese Mountain Dog is an especially well natured breed that adores being involved with all aspects of family life. They are very affectionate and also extremely patient making them wonderful with children. The best time to train a Bernese Mountain Dog is whilst the dog is still young and receptive otherwise it could result in a big, clown of a dog thinking that it can do exactly as it pleases.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.