1 year ago 1 year ago Awww 15 Interesting Facts About St. Bernards by Judy Powell 1 year ago1 year ago Facebook Twitter 4 The Saint Bernard has achieved many firsts throughout its history and one of these was that it was the first breed of dog registered by the Swiss Stud Club. Judy Powell 1 year ago 5 The name by which this breed is now known is the Saint Bernard and this name comes from the monks of the Saint Bernard monastery from the hospice at the St. Bernards Great Pass who kept the dogs for rescue missions in the Alps. Judy Powell 1 year ago 6 As one of the largest dog breeds, a Saint Bernard is classified as a giant dog breed. The average healthy adult will reach a height at the withers of between 28 and 35 inches. A Saint Bernard’s average weight is usually between 140 and 260 pounds. Judy Powell 1 year ago Post PaginationPage 2 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.