Posts Tagged ‘bernard’


  • was founded in 980 AD by St. Bernard de Menthon and bred by monks, most likely by crossing the ancient Tibetan mastiff with the Great Dane, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog and the Great Pyrenees, the first Saint Bernards were of the shorthaired variety, as the longhaired variety’s coat tended to collect icicles, they were used by the Hospice, a refuge for travelers through the dangerous Alpine pass between Switzerland and Italy, in the middle of the seventeenth century, the Saint Bernard became popular as a rescue dog working to save people from avalanches in the snowy passes near the Hospice, the dogs are able to smell a person under many feet of snow
  • is a giant, strong, muscular dog
  • as long as the weight stays in proportion with the height, the taller the dog the more prized it is
  • massive head is powerful
  • there are two types of coat: rough and smooth, but both are very dense and come in white with markings in tan, red, mahogany, brindle and black, all in various combinations, n the rough-coated dogs, the hair is slightly longer and there is feathering on the thighs and legs
  • is slow moving, patient, obedient, extremely loyal, eager and willing to please
  • has  a highly developed sense of smell and also seem to has a sixth sense about impending danger from storms and avalanches
  • height: 25.5 – 27.5 inches (61 – 70 cm)
  • weight: 110 – 200 pounds (50 – 91 kg)
  • prone to «wobbler» syndrome, heart problems, skin problems, hip dysplasia, tumors and extropion—a folding outward of the eyelid rim, usually on the lower lid
  • can live outdoors, but would much rather be with its family, has a low tolerance for hot weather, warm rooms and cars
  • life expectancy: about 8-10 years
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  • Kennel’s name / Επωνυμία Εκτροφείου
  • Breeder’s Full name / Ονοματεπώνυμο Ιδιοκτήτη
  • Registration number of FCI / Αριθμός Καταχώρησης FCI
  • Breed of the dog ( analytically if are more than one ) / Φυλές (αναλυτικά αν είναι πάνω από μια)
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  • Contact Email / Email επικοινωνίας
  • Photo of your kennel / Φωτογραφία του εκτροφείου σας
  • Social media accounts / Μέσο κοινωνικής δικτύωσης  (σελίδα ή προσωπικό λογαριασμό)
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