Historically, the Bernese Mountain Dog served as a farm dog of the midland regions of Switzerland, mostly around the city of Berne.

Early Bernese painting, Paulus Potter

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• 2018-02-15 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Regularly scheduled update

• 2018-02-15 • Health
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• 2018-02-11 • Volunteer Opportunities
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• 2018-02-08 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
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