For such versatile working dogs, Bernese Mountain Dogs are surprisingly calm and gentle. Do you need someone to be a warm blanket when you nap? Or perhaps someone to cart a keg up the hill? He'd love to! Here are a few images that show off their many skills.
He has two favorite places -- on you...
... And next to you.
With that thick coat, Bernese Mountain Dogs love the snow. Baby, it's cold outside and it feels great!
He'll be thrilled to go anywhere you go and loves when you take him along on adventures.
Working out? A 100-pound weight might help.
As calm as he is at home, the Bernese Mountain Dog is an outdoorsy type and going for a run will be the highlight of his day.
And if you don't happen to be in the mood, he may not take "no" for an answer. "Here are your shoes…let's go!"
Bred as a drover and carter, the Bernese Mountain Dog is very helpful around house.
And when day is done, you couldn't ask for a goofier, more affectionate companion.