Life span: 8-10 Years
Height: 28 – 35 inches (male), 26 – 31 inches (female)
Weight: 140 – 250 lbs.
The widely recognized St. Bernard, or Saint Bernard, is a large-sized breed that finds its origins in the Swiss Alps of Switzerland. The breed was originally used as a rescue dog for those stranded in the mountain passes of the Alps. The St. Bernard has a massive body and is capable of significant feats of strength. It has soft facial features, including a short nose, and its fluffy coat is typically a mixture of red, white, and brown.