Bernese Mountain Dog : Aggression
The Bernese Mountain Dog (BMD)
needs adequate training before it can be introduced
to strangers or even children.
The best thing about them is that
they never let their owners down. Dog owners who
have put in a lot of effort into obedience training
are the ones who get back a socialized BMD in return.
This breed is very selective about
the people that it interacts with. But the ones
who have not been initiated at all are not to be
trusted. It is essential to train them with positive
training methods because of their sensitive temperament.
They also need fenced yards or else they might grow
up to be disobedient and unruly.
These dogs make ideal companions
for those who seek constant company with their pets.
However, they are not for people
who want companions for their children while they
are growing up. This is because they have a short
The Bernese Mountain Dog is of
the opinion that every human is not a friend of
his and does not go down too well with children
below six years of age. His wagging tail can even
knock a kid down when the dog is hyperactive.
When not properly trained and socialized,
these dogs tend to suffer from the worst kind of
behavioral problems. They become over possessive
of their owners, and aggressive towards strangers
and children because they are naturally selective
about their choice of company, both humans and other
Thus, owning a BMD calls for stringent
training lessons and firm socializing to get a pet
with the desired qualities in place.
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