Saint-BernardHeight: Male: 27.5; Female: 25 inches

Weight: 120-200 lbs

Coat: The Saint Bernard comes in a Shorthaired and Longhaired variety. The Shorthaired has a short, tough, very dense coat that lays smooth and should never be rough to the touch. The coat on the thighs is slightly bushy. The coat at the base of the tail is longer and denser, gradually becoming shorter toward the tip. The Longhaired has a medium length coat that is straight to slightly wavy. The coat on the haunches and rump is typically wavier than the rest of the coat. The tail of the Longhaired is slightly bushier with a longer coat. The face and ears are covered with a shorter coat. The front legs are slightly feathered with bushy thighs.

Color: white with red, red or brindle with white; white must appear on chest, feet, tail tip, noseband, and collar (or spot on nape); may have dark mask

Appearance: The Saint Bernard is a huge animal with a muscular build, yet he has a very docile, almost sad look about him. These dogs come in both long haired and short haired varieties. The former has a coat of medium length, which is rough in texture. The latter has a short, close fitting coat, which is also rough to the touch. The coloring of the coat is red and white or white and red, depending on the markings.

Temperament: The Saint Bernard has a somewhat sorrowful expression, but is actually very good-natured. They are excellent with children and other animals. They have a protective instinct for their family and make excellent watchdogs. They are sensible and loving and make a great family pet. They may display stubbornness, so owners must be very patient. They thrive on high amounts of love and attention. The Saint Bernard is prone to anxiety if left alone for extended periods of time and may destroy their owner’s home and belongings. While his sheer size and intimidating bark are enough to frighten away most intruders, this big and powerful dog is usually quite the lovable teddy bear.  Quite placid, especially when compared to other large-breed dogs, he makes an excellent pet but a poor guard dog unless, of course, his family is threatened.  If he feels the need to protect those he loves, he will do so courageously. The Saint Bernard is  extremely patient and friendly by nature. They are very gentle and tolerant with children and other animals and make a great family pet. They are obedient, highly intelligent, and thoughtful. The Saint Bernard is a very large and strong dog, but displays an easygoing and mature demeanor.

Health: The average lifespan of this breed is between 8-10 years. There are also a number of health problems to look out for with this breed, and this includes ectropion, entropion, heart defects, cancer, bloat, epilepsy, HD, and OCD.


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