Bernese Mountain Dog Breed
Bernese Mountain Dog Classification:
Bernese Mountain Dogs are working dogs.
Other Names: Berner Sennehund,
Bernese Cattle Dog, Berner, Bouvier Bernois
Bernese Mountain Dog in Foreign Languages:
gos de muntanya Bernese
Czech: Bernský salašnický
Danish: Berner mountain hund
Estonian: Berni karjakoer
French: Bouvier bernois
German: Berner Sennehund
Hungarian: Bernese Hegy Kutya
Indonesian: nama mountain
Lithuanian: Berno kalnu šuo
Norweigan: Berner sennenhund
Polish: Bernenski pies pasterski
Romanian: Bernese munte dog
Slovenian: Bernese planina
Spanish: perro de montańa
Swedish: Berner sennenhund
Turkish: Bernese dag köpegi
Origins: Bernese Mountain Dogs
originated in the Swiss mountains, of
Switzerland. Images of Bernese Mountain
Dogs can be found in paintings from the
1800s, though there are other indications
the breed goes back as far as 100 BC.
Description: Bernese Mountain
Dogs are large square bodied dogs, they
have a distinctive tri-colored coat pattern.
Size: Bernese Mountain Dogs weigh
between 80–110 lbs, they stand 23 to 27.5
inches tall. Bernese Mountain Dogs are
a large breed. Male Bernese Mountain Dogs
are normally larger in size than their
||25-27.5 inches tall
||23-26 inches tall
Coat: Bernese Mountain Dogs have
a long soft, black base coat, with a white
chest, rust colored legs, underbelly,
white paws and a tricolor mask on their
face. Additionally Bernese Mountain Dogs
have a white tip on their tail.
Disposition: Bernese Mountain
Dogs are affectionate, loyal, and intelligent.
Bernese Mountain Dogs are docile and require
moderate exercise and are just as happy
Type Dog: Bernese Mountain Dogs
are working dogs. Bernese Mountain Dogs
were first used to pull carts full of
produce to the market.
Litter Size: Bernese Mountain
Dogs give birth to litters of 1-14 puppies.
An average Bernese Mountain Dog litter
typically has 8 pups.l
Behavior: Bernese Mountain Dogs
are intelligent and require a gentle hand
Traits: Attentive, friendly, good
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Life Span: Bernese Mountain Dogs
typically live 6-8 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC (UK), NZKC, UKC