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Entlebuch Mountain Dog

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 55 - 66 lbs.

Height: 19" - 20"

Life Span: 11 - 13 years

Health Problems: Sensitive to extreme heat

Origin: Switzerland

Also Known As: Entelbucher Sennenhund, Entelbucher Cattle Dog

Group: Herding

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

No special exercise requirements.

Grooming Needs

The Entlebuch Mountain Dog needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


This breed makes a loyal, loving companion.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


Although its exact origin is unknown, the Entelbuch Mountain Dog is probably a descendant of the Mastiff. It is popular in Switzerland, but rarely seen outside of its native country. The breed was rescued from extinction by Franz Schertenleib, a Swiss dog breeder, in the late 1800s.

Pet Facts

This breed is the smallest of the Swiss Mountain Dogs.

Dog Food for Your Entlebuch Mountain Dog

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.

Reduced fat formula dog food

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.

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