What is the bite force of a Bernese mountain dog?
Bernese Mountain Dog Bite Force: 200 PSI
Berners are strong, yet mellow. They do well with people of all ages, except for those that they detect as a threat.
Can a Bernese mountain dog be left alone?
Berners are loyal dogs who become attached to their family. They prefer to spend time with their people, but with enough exercise and mental stimulation may be left home alone for five to eight hours. They can develop destructive behaviors when lonely, so crate training may be necessary.
How do Bernese mountain dogs show affection?
Bernese mountain dogs do like to cuddle and become attached to their family and owner. They show their affection by sitting on the lap, laying, nuzzling, leaning, licking hands, etc. Cuddle time can be increased with sufficient affection and attention.
Is a Bernese mountain dog a good first dog?
The answer is that if the breed is indeed a good fit for your lifestyle, then yes, it is as good as any as a first dog. Regardless which breed you get it is important to do ample research beforehand on conditioning, training, feeding, and exercising (mentally and physically) your new pet.