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

• 2017-03-23 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Regularly scheduled update

• 2017-03-16 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Massive update to the BMDCA calendar, with several events receiving updates, a new draft test premium. Club contacts and the rescue list updated. Several new Health Auction items added as well.

Updates will be weekly through Nationals

• 2017-03-02 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Regularly scheduled data update

• 2017-02-27 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Interim release to correct a closing date and add a draft premium list.

• 2017-02-25 • Health Auction
Debut of the 2017 BMDCA Health Auction gallery.