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Great Bernese

Great Bernese

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:8-12 Years

Great Bernese Build Information

The Great Bernese is a giant hybrid dog created from the crossing of the Bernese Mountain and Great Pyrenees purebreds. They reach up to 32 inches in height and weight anywhere from 80 to 120 pounds. Their dense, long double coat is water-resistant and comes in a wide range of colors such as black, brown, gray, red, and white.

Length (Male):27-33 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Great Bernese dogs are generally very loyal, loving, and intelligent dogs. They make great family pets and tend to very devoted to their family, but may show signs of wariness around strangers. Their intelligence makes them easy to train, but they need a firm hand and strong owner who isn't afraid to be in charge. These dogs are only suitable to families with large houses and a yard as they are large and energetic.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Chocolate, Cream, Gray, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Water-Repellent

Great Bernese 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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