The Berne Boyero (Berner Sennenhund) also, call Bernese Mountain Dog, Perro de Montaña Bernés or Bouvier Bernois) It is a breed of dog very versatile Bootes that originated in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.
The breed was used with the aim of all farm dogs, custody of the goods and to drive dairy cattle long distances from the farm to the Alpine pastures. This type of Bootes Swiss, originally called the Dürrbächler, alluding to a small town (Dürrbach) where were the big dogs especially frequent.
At the beginning of 1900, There was a dog show, in Berne and several fans brought their copies, but they were a very small number, already in 1907 a few breeders of the Burgdorf region founded the first breed club, the “Schweizerische Dürrbach-Klub”, and wrote the first standard that defines the Cowbird of Berne as a breed apart. In 1910, There were already 107 registered members.
The name Sennenhund refers to the population Senn, dairy and livestock farmers in the Swiss Alps.
The four breeds of Sennenhund, with the original breed name followed by the version in English, they are as follows:
- Grosser Schweizer Sennenhund (Gran Boyero Suizo).
- Berner Sennenhund (Boyero de Berna).
- Appenzeller Sennenhund (Boyero de Appenzeller).
- Entlebucher Sennenhund, (Boyero de Entlebucher).
The Berne Boyero is a type of Swiss dog, It is characterized by its brown color, black and white. Their fur is white for the gut and the bottom of the legs, Black by the majority of the body and Brown for the area of the legs and the upper part of the eyes.
Like the other three varieties of Sennenhund (name that are given to dogs Swiss Pastor), Boyero Bern is a large dog, strong, with a distinctive tricolour coat, Black with white chest spots and patches of reddish color on the eyes, and on the sides of the mouth, in front of the legs, and white chest. The "tricolor" is typical of the Swiss Boyeros dogs (Sennenhund).
The height of the Bern Boyero is of 58 to 70 cm.. The standard does not mention an inclusive weight within the standard, but the average of a healthy Bern Boyero, lies of 40 to 55 kg. Being female, slightly, smaller than males.
The Berne Boyero, like all dogs, is a descendant of the Wolf. He was raised as livestock herding dog and guardian of estates Although he also often used as a draught animal when the farmer had to sell milk from cows who own dog looked after.
Boyero Bern is a dog that brings the outdoors in the heart, Although the behavior in the House is terrific, they need activity and exercise in the open air, not in excess, Since, they have a lot of resistance. They can move with incredible for its size bursts of speed when they are motivated.
The temperament of the Boyero of Berne is a strong point of the race. They are affectionate, loyal, faithful, Smart and stable, but sometimes timid.
Races is sweet and good with children, Despite its large size, they are patient and loving.
Are slow maturing, and can show notable trends of puppy as to the 2 and a half years of age.
His great intelligence has allowed him use with great success as a rescue dog. His amiable character, quiet, as well as the ease with which they can be trained, they have made him an excellent pet. It is a large dog that needs several tours a day. It is affectionate, and good with children.
- Alternative names: Berner Sennenhund / Bernese Mountain Dog / Bouvier bernois / Boyeros de Berna / Bouvier de Berna
- Group 2 / Section 3 – Swiss Boyeros
Dogs breeds: Berner Sennenhund