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The Bernese Mountain Dog is an extremely versatile working dog. He was developed to herd cattle, pull carts, and be a watchdog and loyal companion. He is one of four types of Swiss Mountain Dogs, and the only one with long hair. The Bernese Mountain Dog comes from the canton of Bern, hence his name. He’s a large and sturdy dog breed, with a friendly and calm disposition, and he’s well suited to conformation, obedience, tracking, herding, and carting competitions.
The Bernese Mountain Dog originated as a farm dog, but these days he’s most often a beloved companion. He has many good qualities, but the number of potentially serious health problems that can affect the breed as well as his heartbreakingly short lifespan may give you pause.
If you want a Bernese Mountain Dog, be prepared to do your due diligence to find him and put in plenty of effort training and socializing him once you bring him home.To keep your Bernese Mountain Dog’s mind and body active and healthy, involve him in dog sports. Depending on the individual dog’s build and temperament, Bernese can excel in activities such as agility, drafting (pulling a cart or wagon), herding, obedience, rally, or tracking. More
Welcome to FelicityCub Kennel , We are a Family operated Bernese Mountain Dog kennel mainly done by myself with the help of my Husband and Son. Located on a beautiful Small farm 70km south of Prince George and 10 min past a small town of Hixon, Northern British Columbia. Perfect place for our beautiful Bernese Mountain Dogs.
We love our Dogs, they are a very important part of our lives and family.
Our goal is to breed some of the best quality Bernese Mountain Dogs puppies, and maintain their European heritage. By carefully choosing from the best show and European Champion bloodlines, Health and longevity is very important to us, so a great deal of attention and research is spent on genetics and health screening. Its also very important that they are on a proper diet and receive lots of exercise. Our breeding dogs have been health tested for Hip and Elbow dysplasia as well as other tests and Temperament tested. Therefore we have and will continue to research for the best pedigreed lineages to always improve our bloodlineMore