15+ Amazing Facts About St Bernards You Might Not Know

#14 Life expectancy in St. Bernards is one of the lowest among dogs of all breeds. Even with good care and the absence of disease, few St. Bernards live up to 10 years of age.

#15 The heaviest (documented), St. Bernard was a dog named Benedectin Jr. Black Forest Hof, who lived in Michigan in the 1980s.

At the age of five, Benedict Jr. weighed 140.6 kg. And the height of the record holder at the withers reached one meter.

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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