The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is happy with an enthusiastic nature and strong affinity to people and children. This breed is sociable, active, calm and dignified. They do need plenty of room to exercise. He will not be happy confined to kennel life; he wants to enjoy their family. They crave attention and physical contact. Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs are bold, faithful and willing workers and are eager to please. The breed is confident in nature and is gentle with children. They can be stubborn and determined. The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is an intelligent breed and is a quick learner. The activity level in the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is variable. They are capable of being athletic, but usually that activity is in bursts; they are active for short periods of time followed by napping. They want to be with their owners and to participate; their activity level most often matches the activity level of the family. As a working dog, they like having a job to do and enjoy participating in hiking, carting, obedience trials.
Being alert and vigilant, he is a good watchdog. They tend to notice everything in their surroundings and are quick to sound alarm; faced with a threat, they will stand their ground and put on a show that will intimidate those unfamiliar with the dog.
When looking for a puppy to purchase it is highly recommended to contact any of the Breed Clubs we have listed for this breed since it is they who should be able to put you in touch with members who have bred litters according to their Club’s Code of Ethics.
BUYER BEWARE; Some breeders listed here may not be members of a Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Breed Club, there may be good reasons for this but ask the question ‘before’ you visit the breeder or enter into any transaction.
GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOG BREEDERS OF MERIT
MOSCOW ; Grosser Schweizer Sennenhund; Gran Vencedor Andrey Klishas 459 598 1585 email@example.com
VEJBYSTRAND ; Grösstenteil’s Bernt Nilsson & Helen Johansson +0708 42 38 78 firstname.lastname@example.org
WILTSHIRE ; Springhaze Mr. Mrs. S. M. Brailey +01380 830 386 email@example.com
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CA, San Pedro; Five Point Doreen Pesce firstname.lastname@example.org
FL, Fort Lauderdale; Whispering Palm Juanita Thrall Jones +954 474 7188 DavieSwissy@msn.com
NJ, Allendale; RAMAPO Heather Schrepel email@example.com
NY, Manorville; MATTERHORN Laurie Carmody + 631 878 9106 LcarmodyR@aol.com
MA, Amhedrst; PRISM Kelly Nevin +(413) 218 7085 (Evenings Please) firstname.lastname@example.org
VA, Rixeyville; Nox’s Colleen Murray Robson Colleen.Robson@fcps.edu