Breed Standard for the Saint Bernard
General Appearance: The imposing Saint Bernard is powerful and proportionately tall. It is strong and well-muscled.
Head: Flews of upper jaw are well developed; muzzle short and deep; lower eyelids usually do not close completely but form an angular wrinkle; Skin wrinkled over eyes, but not excessively; head powerful with massive skull; ears rather high set, in shape of a rounded triangle;
Tail: Carried fairly low.
Color: White with red, red or brindle with white; white must appear on chest, feet, tail tip, noseband, and collar; may have dark mask and ears
Size: Weight: 120 – 200 lbs
Height: Male: min. 27.5”; Female: min. 25”
Coat: Its coat comes in two types: smooth, in which the short hair is very dense and tough, and long, in which the medium length hair is straight to slightly wavy.
Temperance: The calm, easygoing Saint Bernard is gentle and patient around children, although it is not particularly playful.