Finding A Bernese Mountain Dog Puppy
Choosing a puppy that will integrate well into your family is the best way to guarantee a rewarding experience. Before you consider purchasing any puppy, determine the breed that is right for you. Find out if the breed fits your lifestyle, family situation, activity level and overall expectations. Talk with local clubs, organizations and breeders, and attend dog shows or visit a dog park to talk with actual owners of the breed.
Did you know that the average life span of a Berner is only 7 years?
Do you know that diseases such as cancer run in dog families just as they do in human families?
Did you know that Bernese Mountain Dogs are vulnerable to serious orthopedic problems that can lead to a lifetime of pain?
Puppies are individuals just like people. Some are aggressive, some are shy.
The health and gentle, good nature of Bernese Mountain Dogs should never be
taken for granted. It is important to consider these issues before you buy your
Our club meets once per quarter and hosts numerous informal gatherings throughout
the year. If you are considering a Bernese Mountain Dog and would like to learn
more about life with a Berner, join us at our next club gathering.
There are many so-called breeders that are actually puppy mills that do not follow responsible or humane breeding practices with the only goal of making a profit. These puppies often live in atrocious environments and have health and behavioral issues. Please research the breeder and talk with our breeder referral contacts before you purchase a Berner puppy. We'll help you find someone who is responsible and reputable. Read more about what to look for in a responsible breeder.