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

• 2017-09-07 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Regularly scheduled update to the events calendar and regional club data. New draft premium list and new supported entry and specialty event premiums.

• 2017-09-02 • AKC
Link added to the homepage to AKC Reunite donation information, to promote donations to AKC's efforts in Texas post-Harvey and Oregon during the wildfires. The ad will appear in the right-hand navigation through the end of September 2017

• 2017-09-01 • Regional Club Council
Update to remove two defunct clubs (Northern Arizona and Kentuckiana) as well as update the draft premiums and event calendar.

• 2017-08-24 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Regularly scheduled release.

• 2017-08-10 • Calendar & Regional Club Data
Update to Regional Clubs, Draft Premium Lists, and the Events Calendar.