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December 8, 2012 at 12:43 am #1256bnietMember
Bernese Mountain Dog
Most of us have a desire to own a pet. The problem is that there are many choices to be made. Today, if you are thinking of purchasing a pet, the first thing you must always do is strive to understand it. The Bernese mountain dog could be a great choice if you are planning on having a pet that is elegant.
The Bernese mountain puppy grows into a large sized dog that is both strong and sturdy. The breed is known for its agility and its body that is longer than it is tall. It has a broad head which is flat at the top. The muzzle is both straight and strong. The teeth make a scissor bite. The ears are triangular in shape, medium sized and have rounded tips. The Bernese mountain puppies San Diego also have strong straight legs and round feet. The tail is bushy and often carried low
It is important to note that declaws of the San Diego Bernese mountain puppies are often removed. The coat is weather resistant and moderately long. It is normally thick and either straight or wavy. The breed has a tricolor which has symmetrical markings which can be black, white or rust. The base is black and the chest has a white blaze. The head, tail tip and toes also have some white. The cheeks have the rust color.
Generally, the Bernese mountain puppies San Diego are known to be cheerful and easy going with children. They are intelligent and make great watchdogs. What is more is that they are trainable, self confident, good natured and alert. However, to achieve all these qualities, you must start training and socializing your puppies early enough. With proper care and training, the dog will be your best friend for the rest of its life. They are relatively good with strangers and great with children and other pets including dogs.
When contemplating on purchasing San Diego Bernese mountain puppies, it is important to understand that the breed matures slowly. It is among the few breeds that act as puppies the longest. They also need human companion and should never be left alone for long.
The only time you will run into issues is when you fail to display natural leadership. Treating the Bernese mountain puppy as a baby will only make it defiant and start herding you and other pets. You need to ensure that the dog understands and follows the rules you set.
The breed is prone to cancer, eyelid problems, bloat, elbow and hip dysplasia. It gains weight fast hence the need to feed it moderately. The Bernese mountain dog may also suffer from mast cell tumors.
The best care you can give the Bernese mountain puppies San Diego is daily exercises. They need long walks. Daily brushing is also recommended when it comes to grooming. The breed is a heavy seasonal shedder and needs more brushing at this time.
Height: 23 to 28 inches
Weight: 80 to 110 pounds.
6 to 8 years
- Family pet
- Working dog for pulling wagons and carts
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