We outline the different questions that you’ll be asking in relation to microchipping your Bernese Mountain Dog. How much it costs, who is responsible for microchipping and your legal requirements in ensuring these details are kept up to date and much more.
Bernese Mountain Dog
Bred as a working dog, they were used to pull carts, herd livestock, and guard farms.
Their thick, glossy coats are tri-colored, usually black with white and rust markings.
This breed has a long history, dating back to the Roman Empire.
They were bred to be hardy and strong, able to withstand the cold temperatures and rugged terrain of the Swiss Alps.
Over time, they became popular with farmers and shepherds, who valued their intelligence, loyalty, and strength.
Today, the Bernese Mountain Dog is still a popular breed, prized for its gentle nature and affectionate personality.
They are loyal companions and make excellent family pets, as well as being great watchdogs.
They are also known for their intelligence and trainability, making them an ideal choice for those looking for a smart, obedient dog.
Bernese Mountain Dog Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 63 to 69cm Female: 58 to 66cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 36 to 50kg Female: 34 to 45kg
Life Expectancy: 8 to 10 years
Temperament: Good-natured, Calm, Patient, Loyal, and Alert
Your Bernese Mountain Dog needs your attention just as you crave theirs. It’s important you respond to them and notice if they are feeling lonely – here’s some helpful tips for you.
Statistics show 1 in 5 Bernese Mountain Dog owners don’t regularly walk their dogs which can result in health problems in the long term. See our guide to a range of ways to keep them healthy.
Wanting to know when is best to spay or neuter your Bernese Mountain Dog? We’ve worked out the typical timeframes and let you know more about what you need to consider.