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The St. Bernard is a breed of very large working dog from the Italian and Swiss Alps, originally bred for rescue. The breed has become famous through tales of alpine rescues, as well as for its enormous size.


St. Bernards, like all very large dogs, must be well socialized with people and other dogs in order to prevent fearfulness and any possible aggression or territoriality. The biggest threat to small children is being knocked over by this breed's larger size. Overall they are a loyal and affectionate breed, and if socialized are very friendly. Because of its large adult size, it is essential that proper training and socialization begin while the St. Bernard is still a puppy, so as to avoid the difficulties that normally accompany training large dogs. An unruly St. Bernard may present problems for even a strong adult, so control needs to be asserted from the beginning of the dog's training. While generally not as aggressive as dogs bred for protection, a St. Bernard may bark at strangers, and their size makes them good deterrents against possible intruders.


The St. Bernard is a giant dog. The average weight of the breed is between 64–120 kg or more and the approximate height at the withers is 70 to 90 cm. The coat can be either smooth or rough, with the smooth coat close and flat. The rough coat is dense but flat, and more profuse around the neck and legs. The coat is typically a red color with white, or sometimes a mahogany brindle with white. Black shading is usually found on the face and ears. The tail is long and heavy, hanging low eyes should have naturally tight lids, with "haws only slightly visible". The eyes are usually brown, but sometimes can be icy blue.


Source: Wikipedia

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Registered St. Bernard Breeders

Accropolis Saint Bernards - Saint Bernard Breeder - Perth, WA
We are a small kennel, located in Western Australia & Tasmania.
Saint Bernards were a part of our lives for many years before establishing as ... read more
Bernedale have bred over 100 Champions, 6 Dual Champions, 6 Grand Champions and 1 Supreme Champion.
We do not breed just to satisfy a pet market, ... read more
Clearun - Australian Shepherd & Saint Bernard Breeder - Buxton, VIC
I have owned and shown Australian Shepherds since 1992, imported the first Aussies from the USA in 1992 and obtained the first Conformation ... read more
Desaix Kennels - St Bernard Breeder - Perth, WA
We have been successfully exhibiting and breeding quality Saint Bernards since 1993. Our intention has always been to make a positive contribution ... read more
Draycan Kennels - St Bernard & Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Breeder - Brisbane, QLD
Breeder of Quality Saint Bernards and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. Producing type, balance and sound dogs both in mind and body never overlooking ... read more
Methusela - Saint Bernards Breeder & Selwor - Smooth Fox Terrier Breeder - Southern Highlands, NSW
Situated in the Southern Highlands, NSW. Breeders of Smooth Fox Terriers and Saint Bernards.

Over 30 years of top winning Smooth Fox Terriers all ... read more
Salhia St.Bernards - St. Bernard Breeder - Stockleigh, QLD
Salhia is a small, family owned kennel. My husband and I have always had a love for the Breed. We Waited many years for the right time to be ... read more
Tamnilloo Saints
Here at Tamnilloo our Saints are very much part of the family! They can be regularly found lazing on the back deck in the sun, going for a much ... read more