Bernese mountain dog


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Bernese mountain dog

a large, sturdy, longhaired black dog with white feet, tail tip and chest markings, and brown or tan markings. The coat is thick and slightly wavy. It is a Swiss breed originally used as a cart dog. Called also Swiss mountain dog, although it is only one of four varieties. The breed is affected by malignant histiocytosis, hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia and hypomyelinogenesis. Called also Bernese sennenhund.
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We first competed in April 2005 at the Chattahoochee Valley Bernese Mountain Dog Draft Test in Alpharetta, Georgia (Wills Park), and were competing to earn our Novice Draft Dog (NDD) title.
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