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Overview
The Saint Bernard is a very ancient breed that was founded in AD 980. The most popular use of these gentle giants is in the area of search and rescue. The Saint Bernards uncanny ability to sense imminent danger, coupled with their heightened abilities of smell and direction, make this breed a useful and trustworthy worker and companion.
Character
The Saint Bernard is extremely loyal and friendly. They are powerful and muscular but never ill natured. They are faithful, highly intelligent, and unassuming. The Saint Bernard is imposing in size but displays a mellow and benevolent demeanor.

Does your Saint Bernard - St. Bernard bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
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.
Care
The Saint Bernard's coat is shed twice a year. They require daily brushing with a firm bristle brush to keep hair around the home down to a minimal amount. Bathing should only be done when necessary using a mild shampoo to avoid stripping the coat of its essential oils. Their eyes and ears must be checked and cleaned regularly to keep them free of irritants. The Saint Bernard is prone to such health issues as wobbler syndrome, heart problems, skin disorders, and bloating. They have no tolerance for hot weather.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The Saint Bernard breed has two different coat varieties: the smooth or shorthaired, and the rough or longhaired. Both varieties of coat are extremely dense in texture and are water resistant. The coat of the Saint Bernard is typically white with tan, red, mahogany, black or brindle markings in various combinations. They are heavy shedders.
Training
The Saint Bernard must be socialized at an early age while they are still a manageable size. They have a strong desire to please their owner and will respond best to gentle, patient, firm, and consistent training. The Saint Bernard does well with elementary exercises and obedience such as heeling, sitting, and staying. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Saint Bernard - St. Bernard puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
The Saint Bernard requires a moderate amount of outdoor exercise. It is important they do not become over-heated. They enjoy daily walks and play sessions. They are suitable for apartment living provided they are given frequent walks. They will enjoy a yard of any size but it must be securely fenced. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
120-200 lbs
Height
Male: 27.5; Female: 25 inches
Color(s)
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
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Anonymous asked:
How long do Saint Bernard's live for?

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The average lifespan of the St. Bernard breed is 8 - 10 years.

Anonymous asked:
Are Saint Bernard's great with kids?

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The St. Bernard breed is great with children as long as they are socialized to them at an early age (puppy-hood). Obedience training is critical for this breed so that they know to listen to all members of the family. All interactions between a puppy/dog and a child (under 13) should be supervised at all times. An injury to a puppy/dog by a child (even by accident) can make a puppy/dog become distrustful of children or even not like children at all as an adult dog.

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Saint Bernard's are great with kids.

Anonymous

We have Four Saints and 9 children our oldest is 19. : ) We love the breed!

Anonymous asked:
At what age do St.Bernard dogs comes into season?

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Giant breed dogs are known to come into heat later on in life then smaller breeds. Females tend to come into their first heat between 1 - 2 years old.

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What is a Saint Bernard's diet? What should they eat?

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The St. Bernard should be on a high quality, grain-free Large Breed puppy food until he/she is 1 - 1.5 years old. Then moved on too a high quality, grain-free Large Breed adult food.

Anonymous

Yes, its very critical that they are on a large breed puppy food until they are 1.5-2 years old. They grow so fast they need all the nutrition they can get to support their growth. We use Large Breed Puppy by purina One. We have tried others but always go back to Purina One.

Anonymous asked:
I was going to get a Saint Bernard puppy and the lady I was gonna get one from was going to ship it to me. Isn't that illegal?

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No. It is fine to ship animals but you want to make sure the company being used has a good record. I don't like shipping puppies just because they are already under stress from being separated from mom and litter mates and I don't think it is good to add to that stress. A lot of people do it. You can check with your local Saint Bernard AKC group. They usually have a list of reputable dealers in your area.

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Not at all, a puppy can be shipped to you at 8 weeks of age as long as he/she has had all of its shots and the proper paper work is done. I import all of my breeding dogs and have them shipped to me. But a St. Bernard puppy should not leave his/her dam (mother) until 10 - 12 weeks of age.

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Be careful of the temperature at both ends of the trip. Puppies are sent via the cargo compartment of planes where there is no heat or air conditioning. Best done in Fall and Spring.

Anonymous

We always ship our saint puppies with climate controlled cargo. If the flight is longer the attendant will let puppy out to go potty and eat! We have always had positive feedback. However I have heard horror stories when two pups have shipped together from overseas breeders! Just FYI.

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Updated: 12/8/2016