The Mini Bernese Mountain Dog is a designer breed created through the cross of the Bernese Mountain Dog and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. This designer breed can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
Country of Origin:N/A
Weight:30 - 80 lbs - This breed can have a big weight range depending on the sizes of the parents
Height:14 - 25 inches This breed can have a big height range depending on the sizes of the parents
Color:The goal of this breed would be to have a tri-color coat color but there are other possibilities as the Cavalier breed comes in different colors.
The Mini Bernese Mountain Dog breed is affectionate, gentle and friendly. They do well with children and other animals. Since both the Bernese & Cavalier have similar temperaments, this makes for a nice family pet!
Mini Bernese Mountain Dog Health Considerations
Although it’s true that mixed breed dogs can be healthier, thanks to their wider gene pool, they can also be prone to the same hereditary health issues as their parents. Please do your research on the breeds.
The Bernese Mountain Dog parent can pass on the following issues:
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
von Willebrand’s Disease (vWD)
Prone to heat strokes
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is also prone to a number of health issues. Here are some major issues to be aware of:
Mitral Valve Disease (MVD)
Vision and Hearing Disorders
Mini Bernese Mountain Dog Coat
The Bernese Mountain Dog has a thick, double coat that is woolly on the underside with a long, wavy topcoat.
The Cavalier has a shiny, silky coats of moderate length. Coats are usually straight, but some have a slight wave.
This Mini Bernese will have a combination of these two coats.
Brush your puppy’s coat daily to prevent matting and tangles.