Mountain Dog is perfect for the family as it very much loves children. It is close to the Man, devoted and enormously
attached to its Master. The one in need of pleasing him at all costs. For him
it is ready to bear every inconvenience. It is not of the defence breed but
perfectly works a guard due to good development of territorial instinct. Very
vigilant, yet not much noisy it is distrustful towards intruders, but not
overly aggressive. In case of its master’s exposition to danger it can attack
for immobilizing only – the very trait proving the breed’s emotional balance.
Bernese Mountain Dog is
affectionate, caring and unusually
patient with children. It bravely bears caressing of small hands. For the right growing it needs
very close emotional bonds with its
carer and cannot be isolated from the family.
Bernese Mountain Dog is intelligent and
learns easily. But it needs inconventional training for it is bored very quickly. The training
should start early and be varied as the dog hates monotony.
is used for guarding, tracking and trailing and
can work at dogotherapy.
Mountain Dog is very active. It can live
in both a block of flats and end-terrace house but it needs long weekend walks.
If left on its own devices it is
ordinarily unhappy. It should
not be kept by the overworked. It likes learning, being
useful and involved in the family life.
The Bernese Mountain Dog and other ones of
large breeds alike do not have high life expectancy. They are easily susceptible to a few ailments:
- displasia of the
hip- typical of heavy breeds.
- entropion and
eversion of of the eye-lid.
- intestinal torsion–it happens when fed once a day.
- (the dog of such weight should be
the Bernese Dog does not belong to the healthiest ones it is of extreme importance to buy only a pedigree puppy from a good farm.
a pedigree dog born to healthy parents
with medical checkup stands a chance of living the healthy life. When purchasing from a
pseudo-farm not only do you support
such an illegal and criminal action but also potentially doom yourself and your
pet to the hard time at the veterinarian’s and long doggie’s illness becoming
more and more burdensome to everyone in
the close surroundings.