How much is a Picardy Shepherd? On average, a Berger Picard puppy will cost somewhere between $2,000 and $3,000.
Do Picardy Shepherds shed? With its weatherproof coat, the Picard enjoys hiking even when the weather is bad. When it comes to grooming, these dogs are low maintenance. While they do not shed much, their coats need brushing at least once a month to prevent matting, with occasional baths.
How many Picardy Shepherds are there? There are approximately 400 Berger Picards in the United States and Canada. The Berger Picard Club of America and the Berger Picard Club Canada were formed to help promote and protect this breed.
What breed dog was Winn-Dixie? Although French farmers loved the indigenous sheepdog, the Berger Picard almost became extinct during both World War I and World War II. Even though it has made somewhat of a comeback—and gained acclaim for its title role in the movie “Because of Winn Dixie”—the Berger Picard is still rare, even in its native France.