Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Lifespan: 10 to 11 years
The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a confident, good-natured, friendly, courageous and protective dog.
Strong and larger than the Bernese, Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs have a strong, protective nature. If well socialized, they are happy, gentle giants, but care needs to be taken with other dogs.
Originally bred to pull carts.
Strong and protective.
Medium. Enjoys exercise and play.
Owners: affectionate, loyal
Other pets: good
Strangers: good if well socialized
Unfamiliar dogs: can be problematic
Experienced, physically strong, easy-going owner who can give this dog plenty of socialization, exercise and play.
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