The largest of the Swiss Mountain herders, the Great Swiss is rather like a short-coated Bernese. It often worked in pairs, pulling carts of milk to cheesemakers and to market, and also moved cattle and acted as a watchdog on farms.
Milkmaids and milkmen.
Someone that likes a dog to switch off at home. Swissies, like many dogs – and especially those with a history of protection – are vigilant and alert to anything unusual. Great if you want to be notified of an intruder in your garden, but maybe not if that intruder is actually a bird or a fox, or a vehicle has driven past your road and the chap at number 12 is cutting his hedge...
GSMD, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, Swissy, Swissie
People will amusingly say "You should put a saddle on it!"
Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.
Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!
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