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Bernese Mountain Dog

Group Working Dogs
AKC Group AKC Working Dogs
Temperament very friendly, alert
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Occasional Grooming
Activeness Moderately Inactive Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Unsociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Friendly Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Bernese Mountain Dog Facts

First used for Herding sheep
Country of origins Switzerland
Year of origin 100 bc
Colors Jet black with reddish-brown and white
Height (min) 24 inches (61 cm)
Height (max) 28 inches (71 cm)
Weight (min) 85 lbs (38 kg)
Weight (max) 110 lbs (50 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 6 years
Life expectancy (max) 8 years