Greater Swiss Mountain Dog


Greater Swiss Mountain Dog


Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Profile

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Lifespan: 8-11 Years

Avg height: 60-72cm

Avg weight: 36-60kg

Coat type: Smooth, double coated

Coat colours: Black with tan and white markings

Originally bred for: Working farm dog- cattle herding, hauling dairy produce

Breed traitsConfident, fearless, amiable, alert, devoted


A little about the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

A rare breed, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a strong, agreeable and sociable working dog. Though they require a large amount of space and exercise, they are endlessly faithful to their families. 



Health concerns that affect the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog include: Canine Hip Dysplasia, shoulder Osteochondritis Dissecans and Panosteitis. Less commonly they can have seizures, splenic or gastric torsion (bloat) and female urinary incontinence.