bernese mountain dog club of oregon

BMDCO Independent Specialty
Conformation / Obedience / Rally

Enter your dog! Come to watch! Support our club's first independent specialty on Friday, July 22, 2016. We'll be at Portland Expo Center in conjunction with the Stumptown Combined Specialties.

Check out the Premium List.

We've got some real talent lined up for judging:


  • Conformation Judge: David Denis
  • Sweepstakes and Veteran Sweepstakes Judge: Susan Henderson
  • Obedience and Rally Judge: Carl Lentz

Altered (spayed and neutered) veterans can be entered in both veteran sweepstakes and the veteran classes – we would love to see a big veteran entry!

Join for our Ringside Potluck Dinner and BMDCO General Meeting following the afternoon judging. Bring a side dish or dessert to share if you can.

Contact Dawn Weber with questions.

BMDCO Supported Entry

Saturday, July 23, 2016 is another big day for BMDCO as we host the supported entry – also at Portland Expo Center in conjunction with the Portland Kennel Club Stumptown All-Breed Show.

Take a look at the Premium List. Edd Bivin will be judging conformation.

Please participate and make our supported entry on Saturday a success!

Berner Walk Anyone?

Let's get out into the fresh air while our Berners strut their stuff. Our walk in 1,000 Acres Park in the Sandy River Delta was well attended. We covered three miles and did a bit of water play here and there. Two leggeds and four leggeds alike did a great job representing BMDCO and teaching others on the trails about this noble breed.

Please help us keep up the momentum - who can help us organize the Fall Berner Walk? Please contact our Activities Committee to volunteer.

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of OR


Fall Play Date Anyone? Seeking Organizers

Remember the romping good time we had at the LexiDog Play Date last spring? Lots of Berners playing. Club members socializing. And who didn't learn a thing or twenty from Debby's dog grooming tips? 

The Berner Play Date was such a success that we’d like to do it again this fall. Please contact our Activities Committee to volunteer. We are looking for someone to organizers the play date as well as volunteers to help at the event.

​Calendar of Events

Watch the BMDCO calendar for specifics of coming events: Monthly board meetings, Berner meet-and-greets, conformation events, carting clinics and much more.

Come One - Come All

Monthly BMDCO Board Meetings

Attending board meetings is a great way to keep up on club business and to put faces to the names of board members. Our meeting agenda may be packed full, yet we also have a doggone good time in the process.

BMDCO board meetings are always open for members to attend. They are normally the first Wednesday of the month at McMenamins in Wilsonville. We meet at 6:30 p.m. to order dinner and socialize. The actual meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. We are seated in one of the private dining areas, so ask the host where to find us.

For Members Only

The BMDCO Group Yahoo list has been updated to include only current members. Watch your email for an invitation to join this list if you don’t already belong. Feel free to ignore the email should you not wish to join.

The BMDCO Yahoo Group enables us do outreach for volunteers, promote club events and swap wisdom about living with Berners. Members frequently seek input into problem behaviors, perplexing health issues, etc. This online forum is a place to pass on BMD swag we can no longer use.


Remember to Update Berner-Garde! 

Please update Berner Garde when you get a new pup or rescue dog - also when you have lost one of your beloved companions. 

You can note certificates, titles, health issues, date of death, cause of death, temperament concerns, number of litters and even studies entered. Photos are always a plus! 

Help us promote long, healthy lifespans in Berners! Contribute to the Berner-Garde Foundation database so that we can track and, hopefully reduce, the inherited health issues of the breed.

Visit the Berner Garde Foundation >

Get the Poop on


The Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Oregon (BMDCO) was established in 1983 to protect and support the needs of Bernese Mountain Dogs. We proudly boast a membership of over 150 people, with more joining all the time.

New members are always welcome - you needn’t own a Bernese Mountain Dog to belong to the club.

Meet Our Sister Clubs

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Greater Seattle (BMDCGS)

Inland Northwest Bernese Mountain Dog Club (Washington, Idaho, Montana and northeast Oregon)

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Alaska​ (BMDC of AK)