There is a lot to consider when buying a dog. First, decide on a breed. Then find a responsible breeder who will work with you and for you in finding the right pup. Doing your homework is worth it because you are looking for a new best friend!
To assist you in your preliminary research the BMDCA offers the following information sheets:
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG BREED INFORMATION SHEETS
Berners and their owners find vast enjoyment in numerous, competitive events and non-competitive activities. To discover Bernese abilities as working dogs see the following information sheets.