Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Entlebucher Mountain Dog


The Entlebucher Mountain dog is one of the four Swiss Mountain dogs. They're actually the smallest of the four. It's fairly rare to run across this breed in either the United States of America or Europe. They make for trusted companion dogs that are good to hike with, as well as walk with.


If you like to run or jog, the Entlebucher Mountain dog will be happy to accompany you. They love to run around and get into things, so they are not recommended for small enclosed spaces. These dogs fare best when let to roam and hunt outdoors. They are very independent creatures.


To keep Entlebucher Mountain dogs healthy, watch their diet. Do not feed them too much or too little, and look for a food type that is perfect for the dog. Keep their nails professionally trimmed. Because they are so big, if they are to jump on someone by surprise, that person may end up injured by the claws.


The Entlebucher Mountain is a medium sized dog that is muscular in build, and often has a little bob tail. They've got big bright eyes as well as a goofy grinning face. Their ears are floppy, and they often have a prominent white tuft of hair on its chest. Good with other animals and people.


The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a dog that comes in only three colors, black, white, and orange. And they display them all at once. The coat is thick, close to the skin, and retains a nice shine to it. They are average shedders, and are not advised to be left out in hot climates.


Entlebucher Mountain dogs have a happy and joyous temperament. The only time this dog ever really becomes a hassle is when the owner is not around to tell them no. If you leave them alone for too long, they can easily become bored and destructive otherwise the Entlebucher Mountain dog is a fine one.


Entlebucher Mountain dogs really do love their owners, but when it comes to taking directions, this dog follows his own path. It will take much time and patience to have this dog listening to you. If you are a first time dog owner, you may want to consult a trainer with more experience.