Bernese in Snow

 Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Great Britain – est. 1971

Membership of our friendly, approachable club is open to anyone interested in Bernese Mountain Dogs. Apply Here

Our regular annual events include two open shows, one championship show, two garden parties and working days. All club members and interested parties are welcome to attend all club events and share our experience of our wonderful breed.

History, concerns, available tests and looking forward at the future well being of Bernese in Britain. Initiatives YOU can help with are detailed here and everyone with a genuine love for the breed will surely want to help make a better future.

Essential advice and information about finding, choosing, training, living with and caring for a Bernese Mountain Dog.

Bernese come into rescue for many reasons but always through no fault of their own, our club’s Rescue Organisation helps to re-home Bernese in need.

Starting Carting: A happy carting dog at work is a joy to behold and a source of much pride and pleasure for its owners. Carting is our breed’s signature activity and a great spectacle to enhance any event. Bernese enjoy carting so why not find out more about how you could join in with the activity.

LATEST NEWS, NOTICES, UPDATES AND REPORTS

  • Our 2022 club wall calendars and exclusive to the club Christmas Cards for the coming season are available now....

  • We are delighted that our usual Christmas season opening Open Show will be held on Saturday 4th December after being lost to the pandemic lockdown last year....

  • A full set of our club event dates for 2022 can now be found from the drop down Events menu or via this link...

  • Our long delayed 2020 Championship Show took place very successfully on 25th September 2021. Visit our report page for judge's reports and photographs and link to more photogrpaphs....

  • Our first event for nearly two years was a brilliant success. Read reports and look at photos of our first post pandemic Open show and the evening event that followed....

  • Even if your BMDs have NEVER had any cruciate problems it is IMPORTANT you still complete the simple first section of the form to give us context. ...

  • our first Garden Party after a two year gap was a huge success with a massive attendance enjoying great weather and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere all day. Access reports and photos here....

  • The health section of the club has recently been substantially strengthened by the formation of the BHI. Fund raising and health initiatives and developments will be managed by this section within the...

  • The record of all BMD CC winners has been updated to include Bournemouth Championship Show (August 2021) in all lists. This section has a record of every BMD CC ever awarded and can be viewed sorted b...

  • The club was incredibly sad to hear of the sudden passing of Lindsey Worrow whilst visiting a wedding overseas. Lindsey was Chair of the Southern BMDC having been a founder member of the club in the e...

  • Reduced Price ‘Histio’ Blood Testing The Club is pleased to announce that we are able to offer reduced cost blood sampling for the Bernese SH test at the 2021 Garden Party on Sunday Septem...

  • Even if we cannot celebrate it properly until next year …… 2021 is still our Golden Jubilee Year. The ‘Golden Jubilee Events’ originally planned for September 2021 have been moved to September 2022 an...