Berger Picards have unique personalities: they are very devoted and elegant, and at the same time, quite comical. Those of us who are privileged to share our lives with them know there is absolutely nothing like a Picard! 

We really do believe they are the "Scruff that dreams are made of!"

About Us

The Berger Picard Club of the United States is a UKC club for the breed. The club was formed in 2009 and received full recognition as a club from UKC in 2011.

The BPCUS is about learning, sharing and promoting this rare breed. This site is intended to provide information about the Berger Picards.

Breed Information at a Glance

  • Country of Origin: France

  • Group: Herding

  • Height: Males, 23-½ to 25-½ inches;
    Females 21-½ to 23-½

  • Weight: 50-70 lb.

  • Life Expectancy: 13 to 14 years

  • Recognized Registries:
    and AKC Herding Group


Join Us

As a UKC club for our Berger Picards, we welcome new members of people who are owners and fanciers of the breed. We also welcome everyone to our Specialty event.  See the events page for more information.

Please feel free to contact us for more information about the breed and our club or you can email the club secretary Lisa Naert at

If you'd like to join our club, a link to an application is below.   

The Berger Picard Research Fund

The Berger Picard Club of the United States supports the direction and efforts of the Berger Picard Research Fund.  The BPRF is a 501c3 non-profitorganization that is dedicated to improving the health of the Berger Picard by funding research, disseminating information, and promoting health testing. Our goal is to support the efforts for the cure of canine diseases through prevention, treatment and knowledge.

If you'd like to learn more and support the Berger Picard Research Fund, please visit the website for more information.

Click on the photo to take you to the BPRF website.