Bernese Mountain Dog

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Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog or Berner Sennenhund is a breed of dogs that belongs to Sennenhund-type dogs from the Swiss Alps. This breed was originally used as a general farm dog. Today, the club classifies it as a member of the Working Group.

If you love dogs or your planning to be a fur parent Bernese Mountain Dog can be your best and lovely pet, they are good pets for experience fur parents and first-time fur parents.  Adopt and Don’t Shop!

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Vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group

Working Dogs


23 to 28 Inches


79 to 110 Pounds

Life Span

7 to 8 Years

Bernese Mountain Dog Appearance

The Bernese Mountain Dog has a double long coat with a distinctive tri-colored coat, black with white chest and rust-colored markings above eyes, sides of the mouth, front of legs, and a small amount around the white chest. Bernese Mountain head is flat on the top with a moderate stop, and the ears are medium-sized, triangular, set high, and rounded at the top, they are slightly longer than it is tall, highly muscular, with a strong, wide back, the tail was pointed down.

They are easy to groom and they are a little shedder but it is recommended to brush their fur daily. It is better to bathe and groom them as necessary and use the right shampoo and conditioner for their fur to make it soft and smell good.

Bernese Mountain Dog Size

Bernese Mountain Dog weighs around 38 to 50kg for males and 36 to 46kg for females and their height is around 25 to 28 inches for males and 23 to 26 inches for females, they are large and heavy dogs.

Bernese Mountain Dog Personality

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog is a good nurtured dog, they are very gentle, sweet, and lovely dog but they can also attack the stranger especially if they feel threatened and wanted to protect their owner. They are very intelligent too that can make them easy to train and discipline which makes them good as a companion or family pet. It is advisable if you live in a house with a yard instead of an apartment if you have a Bernese Mountain Dog because they love to run a lot and it’s also good to burn their energy.

Like other breeds of dogs early socialization can make them comfortable with other dogs in the house, they are also a good playmate to the children as long as we teach the children how to handle the dogs for the safety of the dogs and the children themselves.

Bernese Mountain Dog Health

Bernese Mountain Dog has an average life span of 7 to 8 years, they are generally healthy but like other breeds of dogs, they are also prone to some diseases. Not all of them will get any or all of these diseases but the following are the common diseases they can have.

Hip DysplasiaIt is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.
It is a misguided reaction to foreign substances by the body’s immune system of your dogs.
Retinal DysplasiaIt can reduce the vision of your dog’s eye and is usually a genetically inherited condition. This condition does not cause your pet any pain.
Ear InfectionsIt is a common canine health problem, and it can be caused by allergies, yeast, ear mites, bacteria, hair growth deep in the ear canal, and more.

How much is Bernese Mountain Dog?

Look for a legit seller or breeder of Bernese Mountain Dog. The legit breeder puts a lot of effort into high quality and healthy breeding of dogs. They provide healthy Dog Foods, visit the Vet for check-ups, Vaccinations, Vitamins, and proper Grooming of the dogs.

In buying to a legit Breeder you can expect to pay $800 – $2000 to Bernese Mountain puppies.

The breeder will coup up all the expenses he/she spent to provide a healthy breed to you so expect a little expensive.

Bernese Mountain Dog

The Little Sweet Buddy

Nowadays hundreds of thousands of dogs are being abandoned that’s why instead of buying I suggest you adopt! Support those in need give them love and a home to stay in for the rest of their life.

Note:  The expenses of Taking care of a Dogs does not end in buying one after you bought or adopt your Dog you must provide their necessary needs, like Visit Vet ones a year for their health check-up, Complete and follow up Vaccinations, Foods and provide Vitamins as their maintenance and the most important is Time to play and cuddle with them, I think that’s the most affordable one, giving attention to them, proper care and lots of love from you…

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