Entlebucher Mountain Dog

KC Pedigree, Medium

Moderate shedding

Not good for first time owners

The Entlebucher is the smallest of the four Swiss Mountain Dogs. Once used to herd cattle in the Entlebuch Valley, they are now mostly companion dogs

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

A fan of the typical Swiss Mountain Dog looks and temperament – but not the larger size.

Not the best for ...

Someone who can't invest the time in socialisation and training. It's in their nature to be suspicious of strangers so they need some extra help adjusting to life as a pet.

Aliases

Entlebucher Cattle Dog

Cross between

None

Origin

Switzerland

Size

Medium
Average size - could pick up if you had to in an emergency

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Smooth
Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

Maybe

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