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St. Bernard

a very large (110-200 lb) dog with massive, broad head, medium-sized ears lying close to the head, and a long tail. There are two varieties, the most familiar (rough) has a long, thick coat, while the smooth variety has a shorter coat, lying close to the body. The breed is predisposed to osteogenic sarcoma, ectropion, entropion, hip dysplasia, osteochondrosis, hemophilia and congestive cardiomyopathy.
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For example, a slobbering, big-headed Saint Bernard would never be mistaken for a prancing, curly-haired Poodle.
We are members al the Saint Bernard Club of Alaska, which plans all aspects of the weight pull.
News media watched as Companion participated in a physical therapy session and supervised residents as they brushed down Maggie, the facility's Saint Bernard.
So much time and attention was lavished on designing and carving gargoyles that Saint Bernard of Clairvaux was moved to ask, "If we do not blush for such absurdities, we should at least regret what we have spent on them.
KHNOPFF, Rue Saint Bernard (0032 2 534 20 04) is the latest hip restaurant, good service, great food and not too expensive at around pounds 42 per person for three courses with drinks.
In the notable essay, "Papacy, Empire, and the Second Crusade," Jonathon Phillips disputes the notion that Pope Eugenius III did not approve German involvement in the Second Crusade, and he argues that the Pope through Saint Bernard actually influenced Conrad's involvement.
Courtly love had its origin in the eleventh and twelfth centuries and it has influenced the expression of Marian devotion ever since Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, often called the troubadour of Mary.
On the left wing Saint Bernard (1090-1153), who holds an abbatial crozier signifying his role as abbot of Clairvaux, presents two of the clerics to the Virgin and Child.
I had chosen to get to the Great Saint Bernard Pass from its Italian side: to fly into Milan and travel by train west to Aosta, past a litany of unknown stations--Rho, Magenta, Novara, Vercelli, Santhia, Chivasso--and then unnamed castles and towers on sheer crags; to catch the bus up the mountain from Aosta the following day, from the valley bottom to eighty-six hundred feet elevation.
The cat model is available in three breeds -- tabby, Persian and Siamese -- while three dog models are manufactured -- Dalmatian, Golden Retriever, and Saint Bernard, the spokesman said.