How big is a Bergamasco?

How big is a Bergamasco?

Male: 71 – 84 lbsAdult
Female: 57 – 71 lbsAdult
Bergamasco shepherd/Mass

How much is a Komondor puppy?

A Komondor puppy is going to cost around $1000 for a decent breeder of good pet quality dogs, and then double that or more for a top breeder of show dogs. When looking at rescues or shelters you can expect to pay less, between $50 to $400 usually.

What are Bergamasco used for?

An ancient breed, the Bergamasco Sheepdog was developed by shepherds as herding and guarding dogs. Today, the intelligent breed, most famous for their unique matted, mop-like coats, is known as a friendly and social companion and show dog.

Do Bergamasco shed?

A Bergamasco doesn’t shed, doesn’t need to be brushed, and doesn’t need to be bathed more than two or three times a year.

Do Bergamasco dogs smell?

Does the coat smell? No, the Bergamasco coat itself does not have a smell. However, once the Bergamasco is in full coat, there is a tendency to have a urine smell from the male or female dogs urinating on the long mats.

Is the Bergamasco a guard dog?

The Bergamasco is a vigilant guard dog with a strong protective instinct. While the breed is not known for being aggressive without cause, it can be standoffish with strangers. The Bergamasco is also patient, quiet, eager to please, and affectionate, making it a good companion for those in its trusted circle.

Are Komondors good dogs?

Bred as a chief protector of herds, the Komondor is wary of strangers and fiercely protective. In households today, the Komondor serves as a dutiful guard dog for its human “flock” as well as a devoted companion. The Komondor is usually good with the children in the family and is adaptable to other pets.

Do Bergamasco dogs stink?

Should I get a Bergamasco?

If you want a dog that will always obey you without question, the Bergamasco is probably not the right choice. He will respond to kind, firm, consistent training, but he can be independent and self-sufficient. The Bergamasco will accept strangers once he has been introduced to them.

Which dog is best for Farm?

5 of the best dog breeds to have around the farm

  1. Australian Cattle Dog (Heeler) These fiercely loyal and intelligent dogs are the ultimate farm dog.
  2. Border Collie. Another incredibly smart breed is the Border Collie.
  3. Corgi.
  4. Great Pyrenees.
  5. Jack Russell Terrier.

Are Komondors aggressive?

Most Komondors will treat the pets in their own family as members of their flock. But they have strong instincts to drive away animals who do not belong to their family. Many Komondors are dominant or aggressive toward dogs they don’t know. This powerful breed is capable of seriously injuring or killing other animals.

What should I expect to pay for a Bergamasco puppy?

You should budget anywhere from $0 upwards to $0 or even more for a Bergamasco with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Bergamascos sold is $0. What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

What kind of dog is a Bergamasco dog?

Bergamasco’s remain relatively rare both in Italy and in North America. The most distinctive and unique feature of the Bergamasco breed is the coat. The Bergamasco’s are heavy-boned and muscular. They are a true working breed that shows great dedication and seriousness to the job they are given.

When did the Bergamasco dog breed become extinct?

The Bergamasco breed nearly became extinct after World War II but was revived by Dr. Maria Andreoli, an Italian scientist and breeder. Bergamasco’s remain relatively rare both in Italy and in North America.

What do you need to know about training a Bergamasco?

Bergamasco’s do not submit because of obedience, rather, they submit to display affection. This breed does not respond to harsh or heavy-handed training methods. Training must be done with respect, firmness, fairness, and consistency. Basic socialization and obedience is recommended.