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Bernese Hound

Size: Medium

Weight: 33 - 44 lbs.

Height: 12" - 22" "

Life Span: 7 - 10 years

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

Origin: Switzerland

Also Known As: Schweizerischer Laufhund

Group: Scenthound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Bernese Hound needs daily brisk exercise and plenty of room to roam.

Grooming Needs

Regular brushing is necessary for your Bernese Hound.


Active, determined, friendly, loyal

Compatibility with Kids

These dogs are generally good with children and other pets.


This ancient hunting dog dates back to the Roman Empire. This Swiss Hound has no English blood.

Dog Food for Your Bernese Hound

Puppy Select Formula Dog Food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior select formula food for older dogs

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

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