Breed

Bernese Mountain Dog


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

Demeanor
somewhat reserved

Choosing the Best Dog Food for a Bernese Mountain Dog with a Sensitive Stomach

While health issues are common in Bernese Mountain Dogs, a sensitive stomach is not a common issue for their breed. Historically the Bernese Mountain Dog has been kept as general farm dogs. Originating in the Canton valleys of Bern Switzerland, the farmers and dairymen kept them to herd their livestock through the valleys to the pastures. When not herding the livestock the dogs were guarding the farms, helping out on the farms by pulling carts or wagons as well as spending time with their owners and their families. These living conditions led to the Bernese Mountain Dogs diet to consist of the scraps that their owners provided as well as the vermin they would catch around the farm. The breed is not known to be finicky eaters. When the occasion comes that a Bernese Mountain Dog suffers from a sensitive stomach the dog food that they eat should be formulated for such an ailment. A sensitive stomach dog food for your Bernese Mountain Dog could be you answer to helping your dog.


Breed

Bernese Mountain Dog


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

The Bernese Mountain Dogs were originally called Durrbachler. The Durrbachler name ties back to the name of the town in the area of Canton Switzerland near Riggisberg called Durrbach. Durrbach is the town where the breed was populous. It wasn’t until the breed became popular, and they were presented at a show in Bern Switzerland in 1910, that their name became Bernese Mountain Dog. After this show their popularity exploded, and they could be found all over Switzerland and in parts of Germany. It wasn’t until 1937 that the breed made its way across to the United States. Now they are a recognized breed with the AKC (American Kennel Club) in the working class group. Having a Bernese Mountain Dog with a sensitive stomach may not be common occurrence but when you do have one you need a specialized dog food. The Bernese Mountain Dog are prone to a multitude of cancers. One cancer in particular, gastrointestinal cancer, will cause intense digestive issues. Any form of cancer is going to lead to your Bernese Mountain Dog feeling sick and having a sensitive stomach. Providing a sensitive stomach dog food for your dog will aid in their digestion. Being that the Bernese Mountain Dogs is a large breed of dog they are prone to a condition called Bloat. Bloat is where their stomach twits. This can be fatal for them. The cause of Bloat is unknown but it is thought that it can be beneficial to feed your dog several small meals a day.


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

Bernese Mountain Dogs with sensitive stomachs can benefit from a specialized diet. Creating a diet for your dog that takes into consideration their digestive needs can help in their digestive process and help with their sensitive stomach. Spot and Tango utilizes a questionnaire that collects specific information about your Bernese Mountain Dog to formulate a dog food geared towards their needs. The customization of your dog food will be based your dog’s weight, age, their activity level as well as other physical characteristics. These ingredients used in Spot and Tango’s dog foods is all natural, fresh, human-grade and USDA approved. The ingredients are locally sourced from family farms. Having a dog food that has been formulated by experts will help to ensure your dog is receiving the nutrients they need.


It's imperative to take your Bernese Mountain Dog to a veterinarian when they have chronic stomach concerns to discover what's causing it. After which, Spot & Tango may provide an excellent solution to alleviating the symptoms of your Bernese Mountain Dog's sensitive stomach. We describe in detail and list all of the ingredients found in our dog food recipes. The beef, lamb, and turkey that we use in our dog food is all locally sourced from farmers we trust, and is USDA-approved. We guarantee that our meats are growth hormone, preservative, and artificial-additive free. Unlike the grains used as "filler" in many big brand dog foods, our millet, brown rice, and quinoa in our meals are all gluten-free and may improve your Bernese Mountain Dog's immune system and digestive tract. This can be particularly helpful for a Bernese Mountain Dog suffering from sensitive stomach issues. Further, the fresh vegetables, including spinach, carrots, and peas in our dog food provide a great source of fiber, which may also help alleviate sensitive stomach woes in a Bernese Mountain Dog. When you order meals for your dog from Spot & Tango, you have the satisfaction of knowing that you know exactly what your pet is eating, and it has been formulated with their health particularly in mind.


Spot and Tango is a family owned and operated business. These recipes that are available for you to choose from all began as a recipe that the owners fed their own dogs. An expert team of veterinarian, food scientist and animal nutritionist have tweaked the recipes to ensure optimum vitamins, minerals, and nutrients as defined by the AFFOC (Association of American Feed Control Officials). Spot and Tango’s food does not contain preservatives, additives, fillers, artificial colors or flavors. As well as not having wheat, soy or gluten their dog food will be easier on your dog’s stomach. Using a consistent regimen of Spot and Tango’s all-natural ingredient dog food should assist in aiding your Bernese Mountain Dog’s sensitive stomach. Each meal is slow cooked to help retrain the nutrients. The meals are then flash frozen, vacuumed sealed and sent directly to your front door within just a few days. Once your dog food is delivered, you can begin providing your Bernese Mountain Dog with palatable food they will be excited to eat.