Bernese mountain dog is a large dog with three colors and long legs. Firm and harmonious, intelligent, strong and flexible, they are good enough in mountainous areas to do things like dragging or driving herds, which is the origin of this species. The male is strong and the female is gentle. Originated in Europe, it was once the best helper for shepherds in history.
The dog's temperament is confident, alert and kind, not neurotic or shy. When facing strangers, Bernese mountain dogs will stand firmly where they are and keep aloof. Very smart, and good endurance, not aggressive, loyal and easy to tame, is also a good family dog.
More than 2000 years ago, the Roman army brought the ancestors of Bernese mountain dogs to Switzerland. Later, they crossed with local Swiss Shepherd dogs and produced four varieties of mountain dogs. Bernese mountain dog is one of them.
In the middle of the 19th century, the population of Bernese mountain dogs began to decline. At the beginning of the 20th century, only a few purebred dogs remained and mated with short haired St. Bernard dogs. In 1907, the Bernese Mountain Dog Club was established in Switzerland, and this dog was able to continue its development. Nowadays, Bernese mountain dog has been welcomed by more and more dog lovers.
The character of Bernese Mountain Dog
Generally speaking, the adult Bernese is a very gentle and generous dog. They have the following advantages: strong, obedient, confident, not afraid of difficulties and never wild.
Bernese mountain dog is very gentle to children and other animals, making it a master of taking care of children and other animals. They have a strong sense of human nature, so they are also a perfect family dog.
Bernese mountain dogs are black, white and yellow. The male is strong and the female is gentle. Put the dog's feet flat on the table, use scissors perpendicular to the table top and trim the excess long hair around the feet to show its neatness and beauty. Remove all bristles on the head, including eyes, face, buttonhole, chin and mouth.
The most important breeding period of Bernese mountain dog is 2-6 months old, which requires free movement. If it is trapped in the cage for too long, it will affect the development of its skeleton. It's better to have other dogs play with it, so that his limbs can develop freely. During this period, the nutrition of food is also very important.
Because its fur is black, if it is exposed to the sun for a long time, with the heat stroke, the black hair will gradually become pale and hoarse, very ugly.
Water is an important source of life for Bernese mountain dogs. If you raise them, you will find that they will be thirsty easily and drink a lot of water. Don't cut their fur short when summer comes, because their hair is used to resist ultraviolet rays.