Bergamasco Information

BergamascoFirst, let’s talk about the hair. The Bergamasco sports quite a cool coat that creates felt-like mats in black or gray. Around age 6 is the time the mats usually reach the ground. You’d think the Bergamasco’s mane would be difficult to maintain, but it’s actually not all that hard according to dog enthusiasts. Underneath the hair is an athletic, strong build which is surprisingly sleek and agile.

Independent and intelligent, the Bergamasco was originally used as a herding dog in the Italian Alps. It is a sociable breed with a zest for life. The Bergamasco is a rare dog, so consider yourself lucky to have one of these pups!

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 9in - 2ft 0in     Weight: 56-84lbs
Lifespan: 13 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


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


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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