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Dalmatian bernese mountain dog mix


Dalmatian bernese mountain dog mix

The dalmatian bernese mountain dog mix is a breed of dog developed by a breeder from Switzerland named Franz Eder. Eder's original breeding program was started in the 1970s. In the past Eder's dogs were known as the Swiss Mountain dog. In the late 1970s the United Kennel Club (UKC) did not consider the dogs to be a breed.

Eder, through selective breeding, worked to develop his dog into a breed and in the early 1980s the Kennel Club (KC) gave their approval to the dog as a breed.

Today, this breed is known as the Swiss Mountain dog or sometimes just Swiss Dog. The most common name for the breed is Dalschund. The breed is sometimes also known as the Bernese Mountain dog, Swiss bernese mountain dog, Swiss hound, or Swiss Mountain Hound. The Kennel Club (KC) also refers to these dogs as a "Mountain hound."

History

The breed is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world and is found in all European countries. In the United States it is one of the six most common pure-bred dogs. In Switzerland it is the most common dog breed. The Swiss Mountain dog was developed from a combination of Bernese mountain dogs and other breeds.

The dog's name comes from the region of Switzerland where it originated. This area has several rivers which run through it, and mountains. Dogs from this region can be found in the areas where the rivers run through and the mountains are. It is often found in the high mountain regions of Switzerland. The region is known as the Berner Oberland.

The dog is used for work, mainly in mountain and wilderness environments. It was used for herding, guarding, and tracking. The Swiss Mountain Dog can be traced back to 1725 when the first mountain dog was registered with the Berne Society for the Protection of Animals (FVS). The original breed standard was written by the society in 1878. It states that the dog should have a medium-sized head and a "gentle" and "docile" temperament. At the time of the first breed standard, the Swiss Mountain Dog was found throughout the Berner Oberland. The dogs from this region were bred to each other with the intent to create a more hardy dog which could survive in the harsh conditions in the mountain regions. This dog was needed by hunters who wanted to be able to track and kill prey that was often in the high mountain regions.

The breed was initially used as a hunting dog in the area of the Berner Oberland. In the United States, this dog has become a popular companion pet.

Description

The Swiss Mountain dog is one of the heaviest of the European hunting dogs. It is a long-legged breed which has short hair. The body of the dog is built strong with a large muscular chest, short to medium-length legs, and long back. The Swiss Mountain dog weighs between. The head is medium in size. The breed has a short and thick tail with a length which varies between 14 to 24 inches. The coat is short and fine. The hair is not curly or wavy, but is straight. The colors of the coat vary, the most common being white with black or brown markings.

The Swiss Mountain dog is a breed which is well balanced and muscular with short legs. The coat is long, straight and fine. The dog does not shed and the tail is long and hairless. The dog is medium-sized and is known to be a friendly dog.

Size, weight and age

The height of the dog is 13 to 15 inches for males and between 12 to 13 inches for females. The weight of the dog is between 42 and 60 pounds.

Expectations for the age of the dog are around 12 to 14 months for puppies and the dog can live to be 12 to 15 years old.

Temperament

The Swiss Mountain Dog is an active and lively breed. This makes the dog a fun and energetic dog which makes it good for families with young children and active families. The Swiss Mountain Dog is loyal, strong-willed, and protective. The breed requires an owner who has time and patience to properly socialize and train the dog. It can live in a family with young children as long as they understand the dog's behavior and can be firm with the dog. It has the tendency to protect its home, its family, and even its territory. This makes the dog a guard dog. It should be well trained in obedience.

The Swiss Mountain dog is known for being very loyal to its owner. This is a protective dog and it will protect its family and home. The dog is a confident breed and tends to have a protective personality. This can cause problems for people who do not understand this breed.

The breed is good with children. It is playful, and playful with children. It loves to spend time with them. However, the breed is not good with cats, and can have trouble with small animals. It is known to be good with other dogs. It is not aggressive with other dogs. It is known to be a very independent breed which requires time to socialize.

Health concerns

The breed is considered healthy and the major concerns are weight gain and obesity. This breed is susceptible to bloat.

The Swiss Mountain dog does not shed and does not shed excessively. This can lead to hair loss. This is usually seen on the face, ears, and legs. The breed is prone to a number of eye diseases.

The breed is prone to epilepsy and hip dysplasia. It has the highest rate of hip dysplasia of any breed.

The Swiss Mountain dog is not a breed which is known for a high energy level. The breed has a low energy level and low endurance.

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