The Entlebucher Sennenhund or Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a medium-sized herding dog bred, it is the smallest of the four regional breeds that constitute the Sennenhund dog type. The name Sennenhund refers to people called Senn, herders in the Swiss Alps. The breed is also known in English as the Entelbuch Mountain Dog, Entelbucher Cattle Dog, and similar combinations.

Breed Info

Life Expectancy:11-15 years


Weight:20–30 kg (45-65 lb)

Height:42–50 cm (17-20 in)

FCI:Group 2, Section 3 Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs #47

Colour:Typically tricolour. Basic colour black with “yellow- to reddish-brown” tan markings which should be as symmetric as possible

Character:Lively, high-spirited, self assured and fearless, good-natured and devoted to people familiar to him, slightly suspicious of strangers, cheerful and a quick learner