Gran Boyero Suizo

An ancient, Swiss, tricolor mountain dog

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Descripción

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog image
Expectativa de Vida
10-12 años
Grado de Aprendizaje
High
Tamaño de la Camada
4 to 8
Tamaño
Enorme
Peso
Perros: 130-135 libras
Hembras: 85-110 libras
Altura
Perros: 23-28 pulgadas
Hembras: 23-27 pulgadas
Otros Nombres
Grosser Schweizer Sennenhund, Great Swiss Cattle Dog
País de Origen
Suiza
Grupos
AKC Working Dogs, FCI Group VI.: Scenthounds and Related Breeds, TKC Working
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The GSMD or Grosser Schweizer Sennenhund is the largest one among the Swiss mountain dogs. They are typical draft dog who love farm chores, pulling carts, sleds and children. Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs enjoy being a part of a family.

The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a large, strong, muscular, draft dog. The body is slightly longer than it is tall. The front legs are straight and strong with rounded, compact feet. The color of the eyes may vary from hazel to chestnut. Their expression is attentive and intelligent.

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GSMD has a beautiful tri-color double coat (black with rich rust and white markings). Symmetrical markings are preferred. The tip of the tail, a blaze on the muzzle and a large marking on the chest are white, a white collar or patches on the neck are permitted.

Temperamento

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The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is steady, watchful and protective, but not aggressive. These dogs are loyal, willing and loves to please, they are excellent with children. This dog needs to be a part of the family and prefers to be with his people all the time.

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Generally they can get along well with family and other pets and are not generally dog aggressive. They should be introduced to newcomers, since they are territorial, but will quickly warm up to those the family accepts. This is an excellent, courageous, alert watchdog who will bark at strange noises and intruders. They are slow to mature, both physically and mentally. “Puppyhood” may last 2-3 years.

Colors

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Black with bright, symmetrical russet and white markings.

Coat

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Stiff and short. This is an easy groom dog, regular brushing will due. This breed is an average shedder.

Problemas de Saluds

Problemas de Salud

Prone to bloat and hip dysplasia. Many GSMDs have distichiasis, a condition in which extra eyelashes grow along the edge of the eyelid. These extra lashes can curl inward and scratch the eye. Though the condition may not pose any problem, it sometimes requires surgical correction. Some lines have incidences of epilepsy and digestive disorders. To minimize the risk of your GSMD developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a dog from a reputable breeder.

Condiciones de Vida

They will do okay in an apartment if sufficiently exercised and a small yard is sufficient. They prefer cool climates.

Living environment

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