St. Bernard


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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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Saint Bernard (shorthaired).
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