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Bernese Rottie

Bernese Rottie

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:8-10 Years

Bernese Rottie Build Information

The Bernese Rottie is a mix between a purebred Rottweiler and a purebred Bernese Mountain Dog. Originally bred as working dogs for herdsmen in the unforgiving Swiss Alps, the Bernese Rottie is a large and powerful dog that lounges when not working, and requires a lot of room. They are excellent and capable guard dogs, and can weigh up to 130 pounds.

Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

The Bernese Rottie is quite intelligent and displays a wide array of talents, from guarding and police work, to carting, herding and weight-pulling. It is a breed that will not only alert the owner if an intruder is present, but will readily attack said intruder.

Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


To keep it healthy, it will need to get exercise regularly.

Colors:Black, Chocolate, Light Brown
Coat Type:Dense

Bernese Rottie Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Security Guard Capable:Yes
Police Performer:Yes
Dog Sledding:Yes
Able to Perform Dog Carting:Yes