Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 St Bernard Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Originated in Switzerland as a companion, draught worker and for making trails through fresh snow. Temperament is usually kind and trustworthy. Unsuitable for the urban environment or living in a modest household due to its size. Good with children. Good family pet if the owner can cope with the grooming, the sheer size and the problems that brings. One downside - the breed tends to slobber a lot! Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Gwilliam M & G The New St. Bernard. Howell. ISBN 1582451680. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. St Bernard Club of America: www.saintbernardclub.org.