Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Life span: 10-12 Years
Height: 26 – 29 inches (male), 25 – 27 inches (female)
Weight: 120 – 150 lbs. (male), 110 – 130 lbs. (female)
As the name suggests, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a sizable breed that stands over 28” at the shoulders. The Swiss Mountain Dog was developed in Switzerland as a herding breed, typically employed in keeping sheep flocks together. It has a smooth, tri-color coat of black, white, and red. Even though the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is large in size, it is particularly well-suited for those with children.