Welcome to Von Proteaville

A passionate Bernese Mountain Dog Breeder in Cape Town and the Western Cape, South Africa


Von Proteaville is passionately run by owners Max and Anita Streich living in Cape Town, South Africa. Originally from Switzerland (the home country of the Bernese Mountain Dog), they are very familiar with the breed and proud owners of award-winning adult Berners, and also experts on the Bernese Mountain Dog breed.

All our adults are KUSA-registered and our puppies are released with full registration to their new owners. We take great care to ensure our dogs and puppies are well-looked after, have plenty of space to live and play, and receive optimum nutrition for their individual needs. It is of utmost importance that new owners of puppies are also properly briefed on the puppies' needs, including nutrition, exercise and grooming.

Please browse through the website for more information about our dogs and puppies, and feel free to contact us for information, advice and requests regarding this remarkable canine breed.

Know the breed


Read more information about the Bernese Mountain Dog Breed - the physical appearance and unique traits to name just a few.

Our Adult Berners

Read more information about our adult Bernese Mountain Dogs, their heritage and awards won over the past few years.

Our Puppies

Read more information about our Bernese Mountain Dogs puppies and the next available litters becoming available.

How we work

Von Proteaville is a well-known and respected breeder of Bernese Mountain Dogs and is committed to a Code of Conduct of honesty, transparency and high standards required for the breeding process, as well as the care of the dogs and puppies.

Please read about our process of booking a puppy, payments and receiving a puppy by clicking here.

So what are Bernese Mountain Dogs like?

Bernese Mountain Dogs might be large in size, but is one of the friendliest dogs you can find! It is a perfect dog for the family and is excellent with children too. They are very intelligent and easy to train. To learn more about this fantastic breed, navigate to our Frequently Asked Questions section.