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Bernese Mountain Dog Information

Bernese Mountain Dog breedThis hardy breed is intelligent and strong with a love of cold weather. It makes sense considering that the dog was used on farms for years in Switzerland. Large in stature, the Bernese Mountain Dog loves to exercise and play and is also calm and good natured. They make excellent family pets. Easy to train, they get along with all members of the home, human and animal, however, for some reason, they often to attach themselves to one person in particular.

The dog’s long, heavy coat is usually black rust and white or white tan and white. Expect lots of shedding. With all the Bernese Mountain Dog’s good qualities, you’ll quickly overlook this minor flaw.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 11in - 2ft 4in     Weight: 70-115lbs
Lifespan: 7 - 10 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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