Bavarian Mountain Dog
Weight: 55 - 75 lbs.
Height: 20" or less"
Life Span: 10 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Bayrischer Gebirgsschweisshund
Category: Companion Dog, Hunting
The Bavarian Mountain Dog requires daily brisk exercise. This dog is not appropriate for city life or apartment dwellers.
The Bavarian Mountain Dog needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.
The Bavarian Mountain Dog is calm, quiet and poised.
Compatibility with Kids
Good family dogs that are very attached to their families -- including children.
Named for the area of southern Germany, this breed is a shorter, smaller version of the Hanover. It is also thought to be mixed with Tyrolean Hounds. It was originally bred during the Middle Ages to track large game.
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