The Bergamasco is a muscular, heavy-boned herding dog with a large head and a thick tail. Their unique coat is probably the most prominent thing about them, coming down in thick loose mats It is so long, that it typically reaches past their eyes. They are an alert, observant and patient breed, making them good guard and companion dogs. The Bergamasco forms close bonds and connections with their owners, and often become therapy dogs or visit children in hospitals. Bergamasco’s are intelligent herders with an independent personality.
Common Health Conditions
- Hip dysplasia, an inherited disease in many breeds that causes the hip joints to form improperly and can lead to arthritis.
- All kinds of worms and bugs can invade your dog’s body- for example, parasites such as fleas, ticks, mites, and worms can irritate the skin and ears.
- Support your dog’s general health and wellbeing, with a daily supplement for vitality.