Dog Breeds

Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog is called by different names and those names are Berner Sennenhund and Bernese Cattle Dog. In The German language, this breed of dog is called Berner Sennenhund. This is a large sized dog. The appearance of the dog is different. The different look of the dog has come for the body structure and coat of the dog. The dog is originated form the Switzerland. This dog is best as a farm dog. It is a heavy breed of dog. This dog is mainly used for pulling cart, working and draft animals. This breed of dog was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1937 but it is officially known in 1907. This dog is found in the working dog category.
The Bernese Mountain Dog is loyal and active. Due to the strength enough of the dog, it can easily work and play with kids and other pets. This dog can run fast and it can chase any animal. The coat and body structure made the dog different than another breed of dogs. The coat of the dog is dense and long as well. The coat is weather resistance and soft. So, kids love to play with it. This dog is humble and does not bark unnecessarily. It is a very socialized dog. So, your neighbor will like this dog too. This breed of dog is four types and those are Grosser Schweizer Sennenhund, Greater Swiss mountain dog, Berner Sennenhund, Bernese mountain dog, Appenzeller Sennenhund, Appenzeller and Entlebucher Sennenhund, Entlebucher mountain dog.
This large breed of dog is covered by the tri-colored coat which is dense. This dog has a white chest and with the black color combination. Its other body parts like sides of mouth, eyes, front of legs, and its few chest part is white. This breed of dog is very impressive. This dog has swish kiss white mark is found on the neck. It is covered by the double coat. The weight and height of the Bernese Mountain Dog depend on the age and sex. The weight of the male Bernese Mountain Dog is from 80 to 120 pounds and female Bernese Mountain Dog is from 70 to 110 pound. The height of the male Bernese Mountain Dog is from 24 to 28 inches and the height of the female Bernese Mountain Dog is from 22 to 26. This breed of dog lives for 7 to 8 years long. The dog needs training and exercises regularly.

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