• 8 Things to Know About the Bernese Mountain Dog

    4 years ago - By Dogster

    The large and imposing Bernese Mountain Dog has become a more familiar sight in recent years. Here are eight fun facts to help you get better acquainted with this striking breed.
    1. What's in a name?
    Where does the Bernese Mountain Dog name come from? Photography by Charlotte Reeves.
    The Bernese Mountain Dog is one of four breeds of Sennenhund-type dogs originating in the Swiss Alps. It is believed the Sennenhund breeds developed as crosses between farm dogs from the Swiss Alps and Molosser or mastiff-type dogs the Romans brought with them when they invaded the Alps in the first century...
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