Aka Entlebucher Mountain Dog, this sturdy and devoted Swiss native is a fine family friend. You can bank on it.

Vital Stats

Height: 16 to 20 inches at shoulder
Weight: 45 to 65 pounds
Coat: dense and shor
Life span: 10 to 13 years

Summary
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog has the independent spirit of other herding breeds, but still relishes spending time with his people–especially if they give him a job to do.

He can be territorial and will bark to warn you of visitors. Full Entlebucher Mountain Dog profile on DogTime.com

Compatible with kids:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)