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AKC Events Search. Information on Shows, Tests and Trials. How to register, Show close dates, and more.
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Finding A Puppy

and why they are important.

Fun With Your Dog

When it's too nasty outside to get exercise, these games will keep your dog's mind and body engaged.
Do you ever look at your dog and feel guilty that you are working out instead of playing with him? For those who love to multi-task and spend time with their dog, here is a quick 4-exercise workout you can combine with training and play sessions with your dog.


Groups: Local All Breed Clubs

Groups: National

Groups: Regional

A full list of the active BMDCA Regional Clubs. You are able to link to the individual Regional Clubs websites by clicking on the club name. Clubs are listed by the National Specialty zone they are in.

Health & Safety

No one ever seems to want to talk about dog poop, yet elimination is an important part of digestion and one you should pay attention to.

Health and Breed Research

The Berner-Garde Datebase is a health tool that benefits everyone that makes use of it. By entering your dog and keeping the health information up-to-date you play a very important part in improving the breed. If you are considering getting a Bernese Mountain Dog the database is also a great way to learn more about the breeders and their lines of dogs.
As an owner of companion dogs looking to expand your personal knowledge or as a breeder who does your due diligence research while planning your next breeding; the Canine Inherited Disorders Datebase is well worth a review! This site explains what the various genetic issues are and also displays them in a breed by breed manner.

Health Issues

An overview of the Heat Cycle in female dogs.
Pyometra is an infection in the uterus. It is serious and life threatening condition that must be treated promptly and aggressively.
Some health crises need immediate veterinary attention, but your attention is also crucial.

Health Resources

The Dog Food Advisor is a website designed to help you make a more informed decision when shopping for dog food. It offers unbiased dog food reviews and dog food ratings searchable by brand or star rating. Very helpful when looking for the best dry, canned or raw food for your puppy or dog.
Most pets love exploring their territory and playing near plants, so it's important that pet owners are aware of the potential dangers posed by houseplants. This plant specific webpage has links to a number of resources on safe and toxic plants.
The links and information on this website are well worth checking out. It covers everything from minor to major health related issues and topics.

Lost Dogs

Create a flyer for the pet you have lost or found (Other choices are also available in the drop down list). Just fill in the blanks, upload your photo and decide if you want contact strips at the bottom by clicking on a check box. NOTE: The Description space is great for any additional information such as the last seen at cross streets, additional info on what the pet looks like, etc.
Losing your dog is traumatic and overwhelming for everyone involved. But remember, time is of the essence so there's no sense wasting time assigning blame. Accidents happen, the most important task now is concentrating on finding your lost dog and getting the word out.
Group of volunteers who saw the need to provide education for dog owners on preventing the loss of their dog and to provide no cost resources to the owners of lost dogs to increase the chances of locating and being successfully reunited with their dog. The program also benefits local animal control and shelters by decreasing the number of “owned strays” entering the animal control/shelter system and increasing the chances of finding an owner once the dog is in their care.
Lost Dogs-MN is an all volunteer group committed to reuniting owners with their lost dogs. This service is provided free to dog owners, shelters/rescues and animal control professionals.
Lost Dogs Of Wisconsin is a group of volunteers who saw the need to provide free resources to the owners of lost dogs to increase their chances of locating their dog. The program also benefits local animal control and shelters by decreasing the number of “owned strays” entering the animal control/shelter system and increasing the chances of finding an owner once the dog is in their care.


Safety: Food

Test Registration: OFA

Hips, Elbows, Eyes and other databases

Title Related Information


Positive training for fun and success. Competitive Agility and Competitive Obedience classes.
Offering classes in almost all of the performance activities including conformation, agility, competitive obedience and rally obedience.

Training: Drafting

This blog includes training videos on topics such as Harnesses, Harnessing, and Hitching, How to Measure a Dog For a Drafting Harness, Turns, Backing Up, the Tight Narrows and much more!
Are you interested in carting with your Berner? Not quite sure how to get started. Let 2 BMDCA Draft Judges, 7 handlers and 15 Berners provide you with an in depth, visual explanation of drafting equipment and instructions that will help you teach your Berner how to pull a cart.

Veterinarians & Pet Emergency Hospitals

Look up Veterinarians & Pet Emergency Hospitals in the United States by City, State and/or Zip Code. NOTE: Checking the box that says "Check this box if this is a veterinary emergency" will show only those locations that offer 24 services.