Saint Bernard

  • Size

    Giant
  • Height

    Males – 28 to 30 inches at the shoulder, Females – 26 to 28 inches at the shoulder
  • Weight

    Males – 140 to 180 pounds, Females – 120 to 140 pounds
  • Coat

    Medium to long
  • Color

    Colors range from deep brown to brown-yellow, with white markings
  • Energy

    Low
  • Activities

    Conformation, Obedience, Cart Pulling, Weight Pulling, Search and Rescue
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

A massive, powerful dog, the Saint Bernard was originally bred to rescue freezing, stranded travelers during snowstorms in Switzerland. The breed has two coat varieties: Shorthair and Longhair. He has a gentle temperament, making the noble, intelligent Saint Bernard a superb companion and devoted family dog. This breed drools heavily, and his coat sheds frequently, requiring regular grooming.

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