St. Bernard Pups Fun FAQs
Yes. Although they love to be with family children, their sheer size requires close attention. They would never harm a child but a huge paw or strong tail can accidentally knock over a child.
They seldom bark without good reason, making them good watchdogs and protectors of their family, but they should never be considered a watchdog.
Saint Bernards reach full growth at 2 years of age. For this reason you dont want your puppy jumping in and out of cars/trucks until their soft bones are at full growth at age 2.
Saint Bernards eat 6-12 cups of dog food a day. They should never be fed high protein puppy food only large breed puppy food to your puppy until age 2.
Saint Bernards are known as gentle giants with big hearts and friendly temperaments.
Saint Bernards average lifespan is 8-10 years.
Yes. In Western Alps in Italy and Switzerland. They were originally breed to guard the grounds of Switzerland’s hospice as well as to help find and save lost and injured travelers.
Yes. Most Saint Bernards drool but there are some breeders who breed less drooling Saint Bernard’s.
Yes. All Saint Bernards shed but short haired Saint Bernards shed less.
Saint Bernards do a lot better in the cold then the heat. They must have plenty of water and also be kept in cooler temperatures like indoors if hot out.