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Bergamasco

Size: Large

Weight: 57 - 84 lbs.

Height: 22" - 24"

Life Span: 13 - 15 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Italy

Also Known As: Bergamese Shepherd

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog

Exercise Needs

The Bergamasco requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

Once fully flocked, the Bergamasco's coat needs very little care. The fluffy puppy coat begins to flock at 8 to 9 months old and continues to transform until about 2 years of age.

Temperament

The Bergamasco is a patient, tolerant, attentive and protective breed.

Compatibility with Kids

Great with children.

History

Dating back at least 2000 years, this ancient breed was used to herd and protect livestock.

Dog Food for Your Bergamasco

Large Breed Puppy 30 Pound Bag

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large breed adult dog food

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Picky No More large breed dog food

Picky No More™ Large Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of large breed dogs.

Reduced fat formula dog food

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.