Originally used as guard and draft dogs, nowadays Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs are also valued companions, protectors, and family members.
About the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
These robust dogs are solidly built and muscular, but in spite of their impressive stature, Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs are active animals with remarkable staying power.
Self-assured, even-tempered, alert, vigilant and fearless in everyday situations, Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs are good-natured and very affectionate around people they know. They are also very confident around strangers.
Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)