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Is the Berger Blanc Suisse (White Swiss Shepherd) Right for Me? by Dances with Wolves Ranch

  The Berger Blanc Suisse, or White Swiss Shepherd, is a newly recognized breed recognized throughout Europe by the FCI.  In the United States, this breed is very rare and is not yet recognized by the AKC.   Many people will say that they grew up with a “White Shepherd” or have seen them before.   While […]

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The Story of Belle “Scarlet Firefly Dances with Wolves” by Scott Gibbons

Today is beautiful Belle’s second birthday. She is a White Swiss Shepherd, or Berger Blanc Suisse. In these two short years Belle has become an essential and wonderful part of our family. You can probably tell already that I believe a dog to be more than just a pet, to us they are wonderful, sentient […]

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Berger Blanc Suisse / Dances with Wolves Ranch at 2015 Pet Expo

We had another amazing year sharing our Berger Blanc Suisse / White Swiss Shepherd breed at the annual Pet Expo, April 10 – 12 in Orange County.   We were told that there were well over 100,000 people in attendance!   It was, literally, a zoo! We had many questions about the difference between a […]

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2014 Pet Expo w Berger Blanc Suisse

At the 2014 Pet Expo we shared our Berger Blanc Suisse animals with thousands of people!   We were blessed to have many of our owners join us and we sure needed the help as their was a line in front of the booth most of the time! Thank you for all the puppy families who […]

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Dances with Wolves Ranch Reunion 2014

Earlier this summer, we all gathered at the beach for our Dances with Wolves Ranch annual reunion and we had a great time!    It probably was the largest gathering of White Swiss Shepherds ever in one place in the State of California!   We shared a barbeque, splashing on the beach and a lot of great […]

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Berger Blanc Suisse vs. White German Shepherd vs. White Shepherd by Dances with Wolves Ranch.

I get asked this question all the time so I thought I would write a blog about it.   Before I get started, let me be clear that while I breed Berger Blanc Suisse (White Swiss Shepherd) dogs, my first dog was a White German Shepherd whom I loved greatly.  I think all of these breeds […]

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