15+ Amazing Facts About St Bernards You Might Not Know

#10 In the middle of the twentieth century, in the monastery of St. Bernard, it was decided to stop further breeding of dogs, since they had practically no work left, and the maintenance cost a decent amount.

Only under public pressure, a small number of dogs were still left in the monastery.

#11 In 1967, the World Union of St. Bernard Clubs was formed, with its center in the Swiss city of Lucerne.

#12 In 2017, the St. Bernard named Mochi entered the Guinness Book of Records as the owner of the longest tongue among all dogs living today.

The record holder lives in South Dakota, the length of the tongue is 18.5 centimeters.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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