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Information Resources for Bernese Mountain Dogs
General Bernese Mountain Dog Information Websites:
Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America Here
Berner resources aimed at the pet fancier Here
Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Canada Here
Bernese Mountain Dog Info Series Here

BernerGarde for pedigrees, health clearances. Participation encouraged! Here
Bernese Illustrated Standard — History and standard Here and Here
Additional Reading & Resources Here

How to Purchase a Bernese Mountain Dog:
Is a Bernese Mountain Dog right for you? Here and Here
Kids and Dogs:  Safety First; Kid-Proof your dogs; dog-proof your kids Here
Dogs and children - numerous articles Here

Home and School Safety for Kids Here
How to seek out a puppy Here
Bernese Mountain Dog Breeder Selection Checklist Here
Bernese Mountain Dog Breeder Red Flags Here
Why Not to Buy from a Pet Shop Here
How to Identify and Steer Clear of Dog Brokers Here
Puppy Buyer's Guide from BMDC of Southeastern Wisconsin Here
Article on "Designer Breeds" (e.g. Poodle + Cocker = "Cockadoodle") Here


Bernese Mountain Dog Health Information:
General Introduction Here 
Overview and Numerous Details Here 
Amazing Detail by Robin Camken Here 
Veterinary Terms Here 
Bloat/Torsion Here 
Vaccine Guidelines Here 
Treating a Vaccine Reaction Here 
Pet Owner's Guide to Laboratory Tests Here 
National Animal Poison Control Center Here 
Poisonous Substance List Here 
Top 10 Poisons Here 
Poisonous Plants Here 
Poisonous People Food Here 
Emergency Contact Info Here 
VetGen — info & DNA test for von Willebrand s bleeding disorder et. al. Here
Health Research Studies to assist Bernese. Participation encouraged! Here


Health and Health Clearance Registries:
Berner
Garde Database Here 
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (orthopedics, heart and more) Here  
PennHip (hips) Here 


Training and Raising a Bernese Right:
Find a Trainer  Here
For a good start, 12 Tips for a Well-Behaved Dog Here 
Crate Training Here
Socialization Here
Destructive chewing Here
Avoiding Bites Here

Food:
Food, Diet, Supplements, Allergies, Large Breed Puppy Raising Tips Here

Pet Supplies:
Pet Edge Here
Cherry Brook Here
Drs. Foster and Smith Here

Other Links:
American Kennel Club Here


The Bernese Mountain Dog Club of the Finger Lakes serves Bernese owners and Bernese breeders in upstate New York, encompassing Buffalo Rochester Syracuse in the north and Jamestown Corning Elmira Binghamton in the south. The site includes Club information, special events, a breeder referral for a Bernese Mountain Dog puppy, Berner rescue, and links to information on how to raise, train, and care for your Bernese Mountain Dog.