Bernese Mountain Dog
Weight: 80 - 90 lbs.
Height: 23" - 28"
Life Span: 10 - 12 years
Health Problems: CHD; hip and elbow dysplasia; mast cell tumor; gastric torsion; may not tolerate hot weather
Also Known As: Berner Sennenhund, Bernese Cattle Dog
Category: Companion Dog, Herding
The Bernese Mountain Dog needs daily vigorous exercise.
Weekly brushing is required for your Bernese Mountain Dog.
The Bernese Mountain Dog is easy-going, gentle and family oriented.
Compatibility with Kids
Gentle with children. Gets along well with other pets.
May date back to the Roman invasion of Switzerland when this dog was used to guard flocks.