Also known as: Cane da Pastore Bergamasco, Bergamaschi, Bergamese Shepherd
Origin: Italian Alps
Height at shoulder: 22–25 inches (56–63.5 cm)
Weight: 60–85 pounds (27–38.5 kg)
Coat: Long, thick, curly coat that flocks or cords and drapes over the eyes
Color: Silver gray to coal black, blue merle
Ears: Triangular, pendant folded over with slight lift
Tail: Long and thick
To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:
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