St. Bernards feature floppy ears and jovial faces.
In the 1600s, these canines were housed at the St. Bernard Hospice. Originally employed to work or keep company, they were found to navigate well in snow. Able to locate and revive lost travelers, St. Bernards were responsible for saving numerous lives. As a popular breed today, St. Bernards are known for their gentleness with children. Sometimes stubborn, these dogs are in no hurry but do need adequate exercise.
Fun Facts: Centuries ago St. Bernards were search and rescue dogs, creditied with rescuing two thousand people.
Zooligocial Name: Canis familiarisConservation Status: DomesticatedGlobal Home: Worldwide