Saint Bernard Puppies and Dogs

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Fast Facts & Guide to Saint Bernard Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Saint Bernard Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Saint Bernard.

Saint Bernard Guide and Fact File

Height: The average height of a Saint Bernard is 25.5-27.5 inches or 61-70cm

Weight: The average weight of a Saint Bernard is 110-200 pounds or 50-91kg

Size of Dog: This is a giant sized breed of dog

Breed Type and Dog Group: This breed belongs to the Working Group of Dogs

Country of Origin of the Breed: The St. Bernard originates from Switzerland

Exercise Needs: The Saint Bernard requires moderate daily exercise

Coat Type: There are two coat types - one is short haired (stockhaarig), the other long haired

Shedding hairs: The Saint Bernard is a moderate shedder, it sheds twice per year

Grooming needs: The grooming requirements for this breed are moderate

Training a Saint Bernard (Trainability): The Saint Bernard is trainable


Other Names of Saint Bernard: St/St. Bernard, St. Barnhardshund, Alpine Mastiff, Bernhardiner

Saint Bernard Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 8 - 10 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average litter size can range from 1 to 12 puppies

Temperament / Behaviour: Gentle, Powerful, Strong, Charming, Tolerant, Calm and Eager

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Saint Bernard puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Saint Bernard dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Saint Bernard Puppies and Dogs

Saint Bernard puppies and dogs are lovable, courteous and gentle. Despite this being a huge breed of dog, it is known for its tolerance and placid personality and temperament. Of course, as with all breeds, the Saint Bernard must receive obedience training and should be socialized heavily from a young age, particularly whilst it's a small manageable size that can be easily controlled. This well-balanced, laid back breed of puppy and dog tends to like everybody and bonds very well with kids. This is an eager breed that wants to please its owners. Dogs and puppies are obedient and their mannerisms are very dignified and graceful.  This is a very caring breed of puppy and dog that makes an excellent family pet but its size must be taken into consideration before buying as puppies grow quickly and will require a lot of space and a backyard to roam around.

Choosing Saint Bernard Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Saint Bernard puppies grow into giant sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Saint Bernard puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. There are several health conditions and diseases relating to the Saint Bernard. More information is available through the Health Issues link above. This is a very muscular, strong and powerful dog so it's important that owners provide consistent firm but gentle training and guidance. As puppies grow rapidly, it is important not to over exercise them whilst they're young as this can apply too much pressure to their joints. Their dietary requirements should be discussed with their breeder or vet as it is very important for their health that owners get this right. This breed requires moderate grooming and occasional bathing. There are two coat types - one has short hair and the other types has medium length hair.

Saint Bernard Puppies and Dogs

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