Berger Picard

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Breed Group: Miscellaneous Class
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Overview
CBerger Picard's are considered to be one of the oldest French herding breeds, the Berger Picard originated during the 9th century in Northern France. Used to herd both sheep and cattle, this breed nearly became extinct during World War I and World War II. Today this rare breed is slowly being revived. There are currently only 100 Berger Picard's known to exist in the United States and Canada.
Character
The Berger Picard is muscular and medium-sized. They exhibit a rugged yet elegant appearance, a dignified demeanor, and winsome expression.
Temperament
The Berger Picard breed is not recommended for first time dog owners. The Berger Picard has a sensitive and assertive disposition, is loyal, and even-tempered. They do well with children, dogs, and other pets they have been raised with. They are alert, hard-working, and energetic. Berger Picard's do not do well if they are isolated or ignored. This breed is a devoted guardian of their family, livestock, and territory.
Care
The Berger Picard requires minimal grooming. Once a month combing of the coat is recommended. Bathing will damage the weather-proof coat. Dry shampooing will suffice. Berger Picard's are prone to eye infection and hip dysplasia.
Coat
The coat of the Berger Picard is dry, rough, of medium-length, and weather-proof. There is a fine, dense under coat. The Berger Picard breed is a light shedder.
Training
Highly intelligent and quick to learn, the Berger Picard breed requires early socialization and basic obedience training. This breed tends to be stubborn and moody. Short and varied sessions are recommended. Berger Picard's do not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with patience, firmness, fairness, and consistency.
Activity
The Berger Picard requires an inordinate amount of physical exercise and mental stimulation. They are not recommended for apartment living. This breed does best in a rural setting with room to roam, family interaction, and a job to do.
Weight
Male: 60-70; Female: 50-60 lbs
Height
Male: 23.5-25.5; Female: 21.5-23.5 inches
Color(s)
Gray, Black-Gray, Blue-Gray, Red-Gray, Fawn
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

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How much do Berger Picard puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Berger Picard varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Berger Picard puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Berger Picards sold is $0.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Berger Picard with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $0 upwards to $0 or even more for a Berger Picard with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Berger Picards sold is $0.

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Annual cost of owning a Berger Picard puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Berger Picards true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Location: Mankato, Minnesota
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Updated: 12/16/2017