About The Breed
The Bernese Mountain Dog is a beautiful dog that is known for its broad muscular body and tri-colored coat. They have an expressive face with large kind eyes, medium ears, and a bushy tail that they often carry low.
The Berner is alert, affectionate and intelligent. They are known for being emotionally sensitive, so a gentle manner of handling them tends to go a lot further when handling and training. This breed is an excellent family pet. They are very gentle with the elderly as well as toddlers and children.
OriginThe Bernese Mountain Dog has an interesting origin. They come from early 1800s Switzerland where they were used for herding livestock, guarding their family as a trustworthy protector. They were also used as draft dogs, carrying and pulling little carts of goods between villages at the side of their owner.
Right Choice?If your breed of choice is the Bernese Mountain Dog, you will have a tender, affectionate, and sensitive companion for yourself and your family. The Berner will be a loyal and trustworthy friend for all of his or her years.
23-28 inches at the shoulder