As majestic as the Alpine slopes whence he comes, the St. Bernard possesses the courage befitting a mountain-rescue dog, the benevolence of the holy monks and the patience of a saint. This massive and impressive canine is revered the world over for his many qualities, great size, intelligence and goodwill. The St. Bernard is a trustworthy guard dog, steady and kind with children, protective of the family and his home and affectionate with his master.
For the owners who can provide ample space and accommodations for this gentle giant, the St. Bernard is a heaven-sent choice. This book provides the much-needed factual information about the St. Bernard and its ancestry, character and standard, as well as proper selection, feeding, training, preventative health care and showing. The new owner will welcome advice about puppy-proofing the home, preparing for the pup's arrival and preventing puppy problems.
In addition to an extremely authoritative text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full colour, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about life with a St. Bernard.
Whether it's basic training problems, allergies or fleas. this book is the way to prevention, providing the reader with the necessary guidance an owner needs from puppyhood through the senior years. Recommended by top breeders and trainers, this book is the responsible first choice of every new owner of a St. Bernard.
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Author : J Radford Wilcock
Hardcover - 155 pages