Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Puppies and Dogs

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Fast Facts & Guide to Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Puppies and Dogs

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Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Guide and Fact File

Height: The average height of the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is 23-29 inches

Weight: The average weight of the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is 59-61 kg

Size of Dog: The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a very large sized breed

Breed Type and Dog Group: Draft and Drover Breed belonging to the Working Group of Dogs

Country of Origin of the Breed: The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog originated in Switzerland

Exercise Needs: The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog requires moderate, regular exercise

Coat Type: The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog has a short, dense, thick black coat with markings

Shedding hairs: The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is an average shedder

Grooming needs: The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog requires regular, weekly grooming

Training a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog (Trainability): Trainable with time and patience

Other Names of Greater Swiss Mountain Dog: GSMD, Swissy, Grosser Schweizer Sennenhund

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 10 - 11 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average litter size is around 4 - 8 puppies per litter

Temperament / Behaviour: Friendly, Dedicated, Laid-back, Courageous and Sweet Natured

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Greater Swiss Mountain puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to Greater Swiss Mountain breed training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Greater Swiss Mountain Dog dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Puppies and Dogs

Greater Swiss Mountain puppies and dogs have genuine, laid-back, placid personalities and temperaments making them excellent companions. This large breed is also very bright, protective, aware and curious which equally makes them great guarding dogs. Training can take some time with this breed as they are not as responsive as many other breeds. However, a little time, care and patience will see that they are suitably house trained, it might just take a little longer. This is a very loyal and faithful breed that shows dedication. The Greater Swiss Mountain dog and puppy has a friendly and sociable personality and temperament. These puppies and dogs enjoy company and show its family love and affection. The Greater Swiss Mountain breed was originally bred in Switzerland for farm work so it is naturally hard working and enthusiastic. They have short, thick black coats that require moderate grooming, once to twice per week.

Choosing Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog puppies grow into large sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. This breed doesn't react well to heat and should avoid high temperatures where possible. The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is active and needs a fair amount of exercise, however, they should not be over-exerted through exercise as their bodies can over-heat easily and this can be a health risk to them. This breed can also suffer from stomach problems, therefore, owners should avoid giving them exercise immediately after eating. Also, providing this breed with a well-balanced diet and not over-feeding them is very important. For further information regarding the health of the Greater Swiss Mountain breed, please click on the Health Issues link above.

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Puppies and Dogs

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