About Us

Branbern Kennels was founded by myself, Lyn Brand. 

I am an Established breeder with over 40 years experience, starting with Labradors in 1969.
I am a licenced International All Breeds Judge and a licenced Novice Obedience Judge. 

Hands on experience working in one of Sydney's well renowned Veterinary Hospitals for over 18 years.
Member of the Hereditary Diseases Committee.

Specialising in Bernese since 1981. Importing top quality lines from U.K., Sweden, and the USA. 
Branbern Kennels are leading the way with developing the Bernese Mountain Dogs in Australia with many acheivments, such as:
Breeder of over 50 Australian Champion Bernese Mountain Dogs, including
Obedience and Tracking Dogs, and USA and UK Breed Champion Dogs exported from Australia

First in Australia to achieve Best In Show All Breeds with a Bernese:
'Ch Millwire Clockwork Soldier (Imp UK)'

 First Australian Grand Champion Bernese:  
'Aust Grand Ch Branbern Abbeys Echo'
The only Bernese Mountain Dog Breeder in Australia to breed the Best Of Breed winner at the most prestigious dog show Crufts UK:
'UK Aust Ch Branbern Special Knight'

 The most consistent winner of Bernese Specialties in Australia:
 Aust Grand Ch Branbern Abbeys Echo - 2004
 UK Aust Ch Branbern Special Knight - 2006
 Aust Ch Branbern Royal Salute - BMDCSA Specialty 2007
Aust Ch Branbern Royal Salute - BMDCV Specialty 2007
Aust Ch Branbern Royal Salute - BMDCV Specialty 2008
Aust Grand Ch Branbern Dark Windsor - BMDCV Specialty 2012
The most consistent winner of Sydney and Melbourne Royal Shows for Bernese Mountain Dogs

Kennel of multi Best In Show All Breeds Winning Dogs.

World renowned and respected for devoting a breeding programme to improve soundess in this lovely breed