Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog is a large-sized breed of dog, one of the four breeds of Sennenhund-type dogs from the Swiss Alps. The name Sennenhund is derived from the German Senne and Hund, as they accompanied the alpine herders and dairymen called Senn.

Breed Characteristics:

Adaptability
2/5
Adapts Well To Apartment Living
1/5
Good For Novice Owners
2/5
Sensitivity Level
4/5
Tolerates Being Alone
1/5
Tolerates Cold Weather
5/5
Tolerates Hot Weather
1/5
All round Friendliness
5/5
Affectionate With Family
5/5
Kid-Friendly
5/5
Dog Friendly
3/5
Friendly Toward Strangers
5/5
Health and Grooming Needs
4/5
Amount Of Shedding
5/5
Drooling Potential
4/5
Easy To Groom
3/5
General Health
1/5
Potential For Weight Gain
4/5
Size
5/5
Trainability
4/5
Easy To Train
4/5
Intelligence
4/5
Potential For Mouthiness
5/5
Prey Drive
5/5
Tendency To Bark Or Howl
4/5
Wanderlust Potential
3/5
Physical Needs
4/5
Energy Level
4/5
Intensity
3/5
Exercise Needs
3/5
Potential For Playfulness
4/5
Dog Breed Group:

Working Dogs

Height:

23 to 28 inches

Weight:

70 to 115 pounds

Life Span:

6 to 10 years