Great Swiss Mountain Dog

The Great Swiss Mountain Dog is a working type of dog developed in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland. They are known also known as the Grosser Schweizer Sennenund, the Metzgerhund (Butcher's Dogs), the Large Swiss mountain Dog or commonly termed as "Swissy". These breeds are the largest and oldest of the four Sennenhound Breeds. They are known as a "draft and dover" dog for being a bold, faithful and willing worker.

This breed is calm, sociable, active, dignified and enjoys being part of the family. They have a large, sturdy and muscular appearance. They can be agile and vigorous to perform farm works in a very mountainous regions. As a working dog, they can serve multiple tasks like, guarding, herding, carting and tracking. They prefer cold climates.

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