The Bernese calm temperament makes it a natural for pulling small carts or wagons, a task that originally took place in Switzerland. With proper training enjoy giving children rides in a car or participating in a parade. The Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America offers drafting trials open to all breeds, dogs can earn eight different titles, and four dogs (individual novice dog Project, Advanced Beginner Dog Project Dog and Master Project project) and holders of securities of four keys, two dogs working together in a car. Bernese regional clubs often offer seminars karts.
On July 1, 2010, the Bernese Mountain dog was allowed to compete in AKC herding events. Grazing instincts and training capacity can be measured non-competitive grazing trials. Berners exhibit the basic instincts of grazing can be trained to compete in herding trials.
The coat of Bern is a little rough to rough, but not at all harsh in texture. The undercoat is dense enough, the hair is very resistant to dirt and weather. A good brushing every week or two is enough to keep in good condition, except when the layer is burned, then daily combing or brushing is for the duration of the ship. The regular use of a comb resistance (similar to a short rake), especially at the bottom, is very effective. View dog grooming. Bernese mountain dogs shed all year, and deviations from the skin should be expected.