Breeds: Bernese Mountain Dogs
Mission statement: The Berner-Garde Foundation was established to collect, maintain and disseminate information about genetic diseases observed in the Bernese Mountain Dog.
Members: open to everyone
Puppies/year: adding over 10,000 dogs a year
Berner-Garde health programs
Health studies: currently working to provide samples to Antagene
Screening programs: Record all verified screening results
Data collection: ongoing
Funding: private donations
Wednesday April 9th at the National Specialty, there will be a blood draw for the BMD DNA Repository.