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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.


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

Compatibility with Kids

Great with children.


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

Best Dog Food for Your Bergamasco

Puppy, Diet, Senior & Sensitive Stomach Formulas

Large Breed Puppy 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large Breed Adult 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Adult

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

Reduced Fat 6 lb. Front Counter

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.

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