The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a breed of dog which originates in the Swiss Alps. This Mountain Dog breed is quite large and heavy and that gives this breed excellent physical strength, but still remains just enough agility to fulfill the farm duties it was originally bred for.

Breed Info

Life Expectancy:10-12 years


Weight:50-70 kg (110-155 lb)

Height:60-72 cm (23-28.5 in)

FCI:Group 2, Section 3 Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs #58

Colour:tricolour, black, tan with white markings

Character:Faithful, family-oriented, dependable,sociable, active, calm, dignified, self-confident, alert, watchful, fearless, good-natured, medium temperament, careful around strangers