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Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Group Working Dogs
AKC Group AKC Working Dogs
Temperament active, well balanced
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Moderate Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Very Little Grooming
Activeness Moderately Inactive Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Unsociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Moderately Good Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Facts

First used for Pulling farmers' carts
Country of origins Switzerland
Year of origin 300s
Colors Black, with rust and white markings
Height (min) 23.5 inches (60 cm)
Height (max) 28.5 inches (72 cm)
Weight (min) 130 lbs (59 kg)
Weight (max) 135 lbs (61 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 10 years
Life expectancy (max) 11 years