Needs • Solo Dog • Children 10+.
Bernard the Benevolent is a laid back 70 lb 3 year old Swiss Mountain Dog /Shar Pei mix with a gentle demeanor and a sweet, soulful expression. Bernard is a mild mannered, quiet gentleman who loves to lay at his foster parents’ feet while they watch TV but he’s no couch potato- he also enjoys his casual leash walks and outdoor time. He’s not just a pretty face, he also has a pretty big heart too! He loves to be near his people, and enjoys belly rubs and chest, neck and chin scratches; he loves gentle massages of all kinds.
His absolute favorite outdoor activity is rolling around on his back in the grass, and he loves a good stroll and is very pleasant on leash. In the house he has excellent manners; he hasn’t even attempted to jump up on people or furniture, and is learning to sit and to go to his bed when asked. Bernard is a delightful companion who would like to be the only dog in the home. In his foster home he gets along just fine with their cat. He does find the sudden movements of very young children a bit alarming, so will thrive in a home where his companions are on the laid back side
Bernard is waiting for a nurturing and devoted home to give his whole heart to. If his pouty face didn’t already melt your heart, his sweet disposition will.