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Bernese Mountain Dog Info

Bernese Mountain Dog Breed Information

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Lifespan: 6-8 years Height: 23-28" Shedding: Heavy Litter Size: 6-10 pups
Group: Working Weight: 85-110 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: XL

Breed Overview

The Bernese Mountain Dog is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 85 lbs that can reach 110 lbs. It is officially part of the Working group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Bernese Mountain Dog breed has a typical lifespan of 6 to 8 years, Long hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Bernese Mountain Dog should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 10 puppies.

Bernese Mountain Dog Breed Characteristics

Group Working Drooler no
Size XL Guard Dog no
Origin Switzerland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs large
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Bernese Mountain Dog Temperament

very social and extremely loyal to its family, eager to please and train, intelligent, loving, and makes an excellent family dog

Health Problems

hip dysplasia, gastric torsions, hereditary eye diseases, cancer, bloat and eyelid problems

Bernese Mountain Dog Coat

Bernese Mountain Dog Dog Colors

Black with tan and white markings.

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