Just like his Bernese Mountain Dog cousin, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a gentle giant that makes a great family companion. Weighing in around 100-155lbs., this breed gets his size from his original purpose as an all-duty farm dog.
The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is thought to have originated when the Romans crossed the Mastiff breed with the Swiss dogs of the region. This breed was used primarily for herding and guarding since the Middle Ages. Learn all about the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog and see if one could be a fit for you.