Saint Bernard is a breed of dog that is usually associated with rescuing people in the Alps with a barrel of brandy around its neck as this is the way they have been depicted in the media.
#1 They Originate from the French Alps.
#2 They Are Descendants of the Molosser Type Dogs.
#3 The Saint Bernard Was the First Registered Breed of the Swiss Stud Club.
#4 This Breed Has Not Always Been Called the Saint Bernard.
The breed was known by many other names, including Saint Dogs, the Alpenmastiff, Barry Dogs, and Noble Steeds. The name Saint Bernard is now sometimes abbreviated to St. Bernard.
#5 There Are Many Related Breeds.
Other dogs with which the Saint Bernard shares similarities are the four Sennenhund breeds; the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, the Bernese Mountain Dog, the Appenzeller, and the Entlebucher Mountain Dog.