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

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
[usrlist “Compatible with kids:5” “Easy to groom:5” “Tendency to bark or howl:4” “Affectionate with family:4” “Amount of shedding:4” “Cold tolerance:4” “Dog friendly:3” “Ease at being home alone:3” “Need for exercise:3” “Playfulness:3” “Sensitivity:3” “Good for new owners:2” “Predatory tendencies:2”]