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Bernese Laufhund


The Berner Laufhund is an ancient breed that originated in Switzerland. The breed was used as a hunting dog and as a sniffer dog to track down injured animals. The breed was very popular in the 19th century, but became almost extinct in the 20th century. Thanks to the efforts of some enthusiastic breeders, the breed was saved from extinction. Today, the Bernese Laufhund is still a popular breed in Switzerland and is becoming more and more famous in other parts of the world.


The Bernese Laufhund is an intelligent and energetic dog that likes to be busy. It is a dog that is well suited to active owners who enjoy walking, jogging or cycling. The breed has a strong hunting instinct and can be independent at times, but in general, Bernese Laufhunds are very affectionate and loyal to their family. They make excellent watchdogs and protect their family from unfamiliar visitors.


Like any other breed, the Bernese Laufhund has a number of health issues to watch out for. The breed can be predisposed to hip dysplasia, eye problems and ear infections. It is important to take the Bernese Laufhund to the vet regularly for checkups and vaccinations. It is also important to feed the Bernese Laufhund a healthy diet and exercise regularly to prevent obesity.


The Bernese Laufhund has a short-haired coat that requires little grooming. However, it is important to brush the dog regularly to remove loose hair and keep the coat healthy. The ears should also be checked regularly for infections and cleaned. It is important to provide the Bernese Laufhund with plenty of exercise and mental stimulation to keep it from becoming bored and destructive.

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