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Bernese Mountain Dog

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BREED ATTRIBUTES

GENERAL  
Breed group: Working Type: Pure Breed
Talent: Agility, Carting, Competitive obedience, Guarding, Herding, Search & rescue, Tracking, Watchdog

PHYSICAL  
Size: Large Weight: 70 – 120 lbs Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: 3 Colors

ATTRIBUTES  
Life Expectancy: About 6 – 10 years. Prone to cancer, it is relatively rare for this breed to live longer than ten years. Rarity: Common Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Not good for warm climate
BREED DETAILS

GENERAL
Also called Berner Sennenhund or Bouvier Bernois, the origin of the Bernese Mountain Dog breed is not well documented, but many believe they are descendent of the molossus war dogs, a mastiff type dogs brought to Switzerland over 2,000 years ago by the Romans legions. They were bred in the canton of Berne as a farm dog in the Swiss mountains. This fantastic breed has a long list of qualities. They are extremely hardy, alert, and highly intelligent. The Bernese Mountain Dog is generally tolerant, good natured, gentle and protective but not aggressive. The Bernese Mountain Dog prefer cool climates because of his heavy coat he does not do well in warm weather.

COLOR
The Bernese Mountain Dog is instantly recognized by its typical tricolor pattern: jet black with markings of clear white, rich reddish brown on his legs.

COAT
The Bernese Mountain Dog has a thick and beautiful, moderately long and weather-resistant double coat.

PERSONALITY
A friend for life, he is a one-owner dog. They are very loyal and may find it difficult to adjust to a new owner after they are 18 months old. The Bernese Mountain Dog breed tends to be affectionate, steadfast, self-confident and intelligent. The Bernese is typically good with children, fairly friendly with strangers and is generally good with other animals, they thrive on human companionship and need plenty of family and social interaction. Just don?t provoke these dogs, a Bernese Mountain Dog who has really lost his temper is a fearsome thing, when on the attack they are fast, powerful and efficient.

CARE
The Bernese Mountain Dog is typically a hardy breed, but beware of cancers (unfortunately a very large part of the Berner breed), stillbirths, hip and elbow dysplasia, serious metabolic bone diseases, also prone to bloat and eyelid problems, kidney and autoimmune diseases. The Bernese Mountain Dog require daily to weekly brushing, with extra care needed when the coat is shedding because he is a seasonal, heavy shedder. A periodic bath or dry shampoo as necessary.

TRAINING
They are extremely sensitive and should be trained gently with positive techniques such as fairness and consistency. Although intelligent and easy to train they learns slowly, but they retains what they are taught. The Bernese Mountain Dog original purpose was haul bovine or carts of milk and groceries to market, but they excel in obedience, tracking, herding, and agility to.

ACTIVITY
Large active dogs such as these are not recommended for apartment life. The Bernese Mountain Dog requires an inordinate amount of exercise, a minimum half hour up to two hours of vigorous exercise and outdoor time a day. They also need a large yard to run and play.

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BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG DOGS FOR ADOPTION

MORE ABOUT BEAU »
BEAU
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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SAM
AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD x BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT SIMBA »
SIMBA
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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MORE ABOUT CHLOE »
CHLOE
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT CLA »
CLA
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT COLBY »
COLBY
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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MORE ABOUT MITTENS »
MITTENS
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT KOBE »
KOBE
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT HARVEY »
HARVEY
AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD x BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT RILEY ***COURTESY PO »
RILEY ***COURTESY PO
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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LACEY
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG x AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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MORE ABOUT JAMISON »
JAMISON
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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MORE ABOUT QUINN-ADOPTION PENDI »
QUINN-ADOPTION PENDI
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG x AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT LUCCA-ADOPTION PENDI »
LUCCA-ADOPTION PENDI
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG x AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT OREO »
OREO
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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BOSO
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG x AFFENPINSCHER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT WARSAW »
WARSAW
AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD x BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT JOSIE »
JOSIE
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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MORE ABOUT PIERCE »
PIERCE
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG x BLACK AND TAN COONHOUND
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT VARGAS »
VARGAS
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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MORE ABOUT GYPSY »
GYPSY
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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MORE ABOUT ROCKY »
ROCKY
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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MORE ABOUT BUDDY II »
BUDDY II
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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MORE ABOUT BERNIE »
BERNIE
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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MORE ABOUT POOKY BEAR »
POOKY BEAR
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG x AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT KIANA »
KIANA
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT KIARA »
KIARA
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
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MORE ABOUT BONGO »
BONGO
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT SUNNY AKA BILLY »
SUNNY AKA BILLY
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
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MORE ABOUT TSI-LOU »
TSI-LOU
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
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MORE ABOUT RUFUS »
RUFUS
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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MORE ABOUT MOJO »
MOJO
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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MORE ABOUT ROCKO »
ROCKO
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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MORE ABOUT BRUTUS »
BRUTUS
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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MORE ABOUT ELIZABETH (LIZZIE) »
ELIZABETH (LIZZIE)
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
MORE ABOUT RICO »
RICO
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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