|Lifespan: 13-15 years
||Litter Size: 4-10 pups
||Weight: 57-84 lbs
||Hair Length: Long
The Bergamasco is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 57 lbs that can reach 84 lbs. It is officially part of the Herding group and recognized by the FCI, UKC, APRI, ACR, AKC. Some critical information for potential owners. The Bergamasco breed has a typical lifespan of 13 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Bergamasco should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 10 puppies.
Bergamasco Breed Characteristics
||Easy to Train
intelligent, brave, peaceful, good companion, good for families, non agressive but skeptical of strangers
hip dysplasia, eye issues
3 layers of very long hair which form flocks. Eventually the hair will grow to the ground, usually around age 5. Puppies are born with short hair, but starting at around 8 months this will begin to flock and look like a mature Bergamasco
Bergamasco Dog Colors
grey to black with occasional shades of brown mixed in for camouflage in mountain terrain
FCI, UKC, APRI, ACR, AKC
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