Breed

Bernese Mountain Dog


AKC Grouping
Working Group
Temperament
  • good-natured
  • calm
  • strong

Demeanor
somewhat reserved

Choosing the Best Dog Food for an Overweight Bernese Mountain Dog

In order to understand the caloric needs of Bernese Mountain Dogs and how important it is to provide the right dog food for your overweight Bernese Mountain Dog, it may be useful to look at the evolution of their breed. Over time the diet of Bernese Mountain Dogs have changed from prey that they hunted or whatever their owners fed them, such as table scraps. When their owners did feed them dog food, it wasn’t high quality dog food and the dogs were prone to becoming overweight.


Breed

Bernese Mountain Dog


AKC Grouping
Working Group
Temperment
  • good-natured
  • calm
  • strong
Demeanor
somewhat reserved

Bernese Mountain Dogs originated in Switzerland in the 1800's where the climate is cool and rainy and the winters are below freezing. Bernese Mountain Dogs were used to drive cattle and guarding farms from predators as well as gentle companions for farmers. In the beginning, Bernese Mountain Dogs were used for driving their cattle and keeping their farms clear from predators and they also made great gentle companions to the farmers. Bernese Mountain Dogs are also known for the role of pulling carts for farmers. Bernese Mountain Dogs thrive in the cold weather. Bernese Mountain Dogs are large-sized dogs with a big, powerful build which made them a great fit for pulling carts and driving cattle and keeping predators away from their farms among farmers.


Energy
energetic
Grooming
brushing 2-3 times a week
Training
obedient
Shedding
frequent

During the 1800's, Bernese Mountain Dogs probably ate whatever prey they could hunt during that time and what their owners may of fed them such as; table scraps. Making sure their dogs ate were not a priority for early owners. Today, Bernese Mountain Dogs are still known for pulling carts for farmers but they are also known to make wonderful family companions. Bernese Mountain Dogs are known to become attached to one person in the family. Bernese Mountain Dogs are one in four of dogs out of the swiss mountain dogs. Bernese Mountain Dogs are moderately active. They need at least minutes of exercise daily in order to stay happy and healthy. They love pulling kids around in carts. Bernese Mountain Dogs may not have to search out food as often as they had to in the past because, now their owners are able to feed them food. Bernese Mountain Dogs still require the same amount of food while they are pulling carts for the farmers however, when they are at home with their family they are not as active and do not require as much.


It is necessary that a Bernese Mountain Dog is offered the correct quantity of food for each meal. Spot and Tango's dog food for overweight Bernese Mountain Dogs helps do just that. The veterinarians and animal nutritional experts at Spot and Tango work together to create the right balance of nutrients your Bernese Mountain Dog needs so they do not overeat and become obese.


At Spot and Tango, we make it our mission to deliver fresh, healthy, all natural meals for your overweight Bernese Mountain Dog. Our dog food is specially formulated by a team of veterinarians to match the nutritional levels mandated by the AAFCO. We are dedicated to using quality, dog-friendly ingredients including lamb, turkey, beef, spinach, carrots, peas, eggs, apple cider vinegar and safflower oil. These powerhouse ingredients will not only help your obese Bernese Mountain Dog lose unhealthy weight, but are also likely to provide other health benefits including allergy relief, improved immunity, increased energy, muscle strengthening, digestion support and relief from arthritis. By taking our online quiz, you can find the perfect plan for your overweight Bernese Mountain Dog based on weight, activity level and other physical characteristics. Meals are delivered straight to your door, making it simple to feed your Bernese Mountain Dog wholesome and delicious food in the portions they need to get to, and maintain, a healthy weight. Give your Bernese Mountain Dog the high-quality dog food they deserve. Start your trial today.