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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History of Bernese.

Recent Site Updates

• 2017-04-23 • Specialty 2017
Added link for streaming video (third-party)

• 2017-04-20 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Regularly scheduled update. MANY new items for the Health Auction, plus updates to the Grand Master Draft Dog gallery, and updates to the event calendar. Have fun in Portland!

• 2017-04-13 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Updates to the Health Auction, events calendar, and judge mentors list.

• 2017-04-06 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Regularly scheduled release, including new Health Auction items and draft premium.

• 2017-04-05 • Specialty 2017
2017 Main Judging Program now available.