Bergamasco breeders

This ancient breed - also referred to as Cane da Pastore Bergamasco, Italian Alpine Sheepdog, Alpine Sheepdog, and Northern Italian Sheepdog - is said to be one of several breeds of sheepdogs that traces its origins back to Persia.

The Bergamasco is a patient herding dog and dedicated family companion. His coat, which is made up of three types of hair combined to form dense, flat, felt-like mats that continue to grow throughout the dog's life, is a unique and striking characteristic of the breed.

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Silver Pastori Bergamascos


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Silver Pastori Bergamascos
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Silver Pastori Bergamascos

11 Vermeer Court
Langhorne Pennsylvania, 19053
Tel.: (215) 741-1172

Announcing the Arrival of a New Litter of Puppies - April 2011

Silver Pastori introduced the Pastore de Bergamasco Sheepdog to North America in 1995 with the World renowned dell Albera Bergamasco Sheepdog lineage. Silver Pastori, (Donna and Stephen DeFalcis) had North America's first registered litter of Bergamasco Sheepdogs in 1998 with Fauno & Gae dell Albera.

In order to continue the wonderfully acclaimed dell Albera Bergamasco Sheepdog lineage, we were happy to pass on their traits and characteristics to interested parties throughout Canada and the USA. In 1998, the first US Registered Bergamasco sired from Silver Pastori, Fauno and Gae dell Albera, was introduced to Canada. This was followed by a breeding partner from the dell Albera Kennel in Italy which went on to produce two litters. Many of the puppies were placed throughout the US and Canada. In 2005, Alp Angel Bergamascos, introduced Lothoria dell Albera Silver Pastori, Son of Lindoro and Orzia dell Albera. Lothario, a beautiful Gray Merle, enjoys life in Nova Scotia along with "Mezza", from Chique Bergamascos in England and "Aria" from Rimbalzo Bergamascos in Georgia. For more information about us and our Bergamasco family, please visit our website at

Pictured Above: Fauno dell Albera



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