The Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Nashoba
Valley (BMDCNV) was founded in 1981 and is recognized as a regional club by
the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America and the American Kennel Club. The club
was established to serve the needs of all Bernese Mountain Dogs and club members.
Currently there are more than 600 members in the New England states and beyond.
Learn more about the Club's history.
Constitution, By-laws and Code of Ethics. This PDF contains the BMDCNV Constitution, By-laws and Code of Ethics.
Club Activities. All Club activities are open to
members and friends of Bernese Mountain Dogs. Annually there are winter walks,
picnics or hikes held in each one of the New England states. Each Spring the
holds a Regional Specialty Show.
Each Fall the Club hosts a Draft Test for the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America.
Then there are two very special events: the Spring and Fall Fun Days, with lots of family fun and activities and games for Berner puppies and veterans alike! Check
out our current events.
Our annual meeting is held in March, April or May. Awards are
presented to title holders followed by an educational presentation. Generally
there are one or two more activities during the year. A number of other activities
privately sponsored by individual members
are listed in our newsletter.
Code of Ethics. In keeping with its aim of encouraging
the development of excellent Bernese Mountain Dogs, the BMDCNV has adopted this Code
of Ethics to
promote and foster the highest standards among owners and breeders, and to encourage
cooperation in the improvement, advancement, and protection of our breed.
The Bernerblatt. The Bernerblatt,
is included with club membership. It is an informative newsletter chock full
articles about members, Berners, activities, health issues, training
tips and more.
New members are always welcome! Please visit our
Membership page for more
information and an application.