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Entlebucher Mountain Dog


Other Names

Entles, Entlebucher, Entlebucher Sennenhund

History

The Entlebucher Mountain Dog was used in Switzerland as a herder to move cows through the Swiss Alps. They originated from Entlebuch in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Appearance

The smallest of the Swiss Sennenhund breeds, medium sized, compact and muscular

Color and Coat

Double coated, with a short, harsh and shiny outer-coat. They are tri-colored with a base of black and tan with white markings.

AKC Group

Herding

Height

16-21 inches

Weight

45-65 lbs

Activity Level

High

Tempermant

Lively, active, persistent, determined, protective, intelligent, family companion, confident

Other Facts

Entlebucher Mountain Dogs became recognized by the AKC in 2011. They are very devoted to family and master, and can be standoffish towards strangers.
 
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