in Awww 15 Interesting Facts About St. Bernards by Judy Powell September 10, 2020, 7:54 am 15shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest 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 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 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 Page 2 of 5Previous 12345Next15shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest See more Previous article 14 Signs You Are A Crazy Weimaraner Person Next article 14 Reasons Neapolitan Mastiffs Are Not The Friendly Dogs Everyone Says They Are Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.