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Entlebucher Mountain Dog

by Philip Mckinney
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The Entlebucher dog is also referred to as Entlebucher Sennenhund or simply Entlebucher. The Entlebucher Sennenhund is a dog breed of large sturdy believed to have originated from Switzerland. The Entlebucher mountain dog belongs to the herding breed family, which is applauded for its proficiency in handling tasks such as guarding property, sled pulling, and water rescuing. During its evolution, the Entlebucher Sennenhund was a guard and herding dog, but today dog owners enjoy it as a real family companion. In this job description, several of the Entlebucher fundamental qualities are described. While being bred to move livestock up and down mountainous meadows, Entlebucher Sennenhund developed incredible balance and agility. Although the Entlebucher Sennenhund’s body is not as disproportionate as a Pembroke Welsh Corgi’s, the idea is just the same since it makes it easier to nip at a cow’s heels and avoid getting kicked. The smooth coat of the Entlebucher mountain dog features a symmetrical pattern of black, tan, and some white markings. 

In the winter, the Entlebucher Sennenhund dog breed commonly reaches a height of 19 to 20 inches and a weight of 55 to 66 lbs.


It has been observed that the Entlebucher mountain dog is a friendly, loving dog that longs to be near people all the time. Entlebucher Sennenhund dogs demonstrate a high level of alertness and attention due to their being so appealing to their owners. They always carry out their masters’ orders. Entlebucher mountain dog owners’ have indicated that the breed is a friendly and devoted one.mountain dog Entlebucher Sennenhund also exhibits distrustful behavior while interacting with strangers. The Entlebucher mountain dog was once utilized as a cattle driver, but modern dog owners use them as companions and livestock guardians. You will need to develop confidence and consistency if you intend to own an Entlebucher Sennenhund in the future because you will need to discipline them constantly. It’s okay to be tough without being excessively harsh. Dog trainers typically advise owners to provide Entlebucher Sennenhunds with correct leadership and opportunities for socialization in order to maintain their mental stability and psychological well-being. In order to keep their dogs from being easily anxious, Entlebucher mountain dog owners must regularly exercise and train their dogs.


You won’t need to spend a lot of money on their grooming if you own an Entlebucher mountain dog. They only demand a few things. All you have to do is frequently brush their coat. Not to mention, they are regarded as average shedders, making them easily manageable. 

Health Issues

Studies have shown that congenital defects in the Entlebucher mountain dog, such as hip dysplasia, hemolytic anemia, and progressive retinal atrophy, may be more common in this breed. If given the right care, nutrition, and activity, the Entlebucher Sennenhund is thought to live between 11 and 15 years.

Best environment

Dog experts usually advise the Entlebucher Sennenhund owners not to frequently live in apartments. To keep the Entlebucher mountain dog happy and healthy, take them for regular walks and daily hikes.

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