Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Information

Immensely strong but also agile and quick, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog stands tall at up to 28.5 inches and can weigh as much as a human. Their coat is a dynamic combination of black, red and white, creating a distinctive look.

As its name implies, the breed originates from Switzerland and was used as a herding and guard dog due to its substantial build and great intelligence. The breed loves being part of a family and is faithful and dependable. Just remember to brush their lustrous coats twice a week and provide a moderate level of exercise.

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 11in - 2ft 5in     Weight: 85-127lbs

Behavior

  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking

Care

  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need

Environment

  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

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