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Illustrated commentary on the AKC BMD Breed Standard
berner historical art

For an expanded look at the Bernese Mountain Dog in History visit the BMDCA's website at http://www.bmdca.org/pages/The_BMD_History_and_The_Standard.php

Impressions of Berners from the past. Farms, mountains and the people who lived there is what the breed knew. The dogs were developed to fit into such a place and lifestyle.