Golden Saint:Saint Bernard and Golden Retriever Mix

Hybrid Breed

Saint Bernard + Golden Retriever


Golden Retriever and St. Bernard mix - a hybrid breed.

The Golden Retriever and St. Bernard represent an interesting and popular mixed breed. Both breeds are known for their kindness, intelligence and ability to be loyal companions. The Golden Retriever and St. Bernard also share similar characteristics. Both breeds have soft and durable coats, strong muscle structure, and a calm disposition. The Golden Retriever and St. Bernard are also friendly and gentle when interacting with other dogs. This mixed breed is a wonderful companion for everyone, especially families with children.

Alternate Name -
Origin Switzerland - UK
Life expectancy 8 - 12 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Golden Saint - Such is probably his nature.

The Golden Retriever and Saint Bernard mix is a strong and lovable dog breed, which is popular among many people thanks to its calm and trusting character. These dogs are very adaptable and are considered to be quite social and easy to care for. They love to be cared for by their humans and need a lot of attention and love accordingly.

The breed's talisman is their calm and level-headed nature. This makes them ideal companions for families with children and elderly people. With this quality, they make every day a beautiful experience. They are intelligent and attentive and even as puppies they are quick to learn new things.

Even though they tend to be quiet and patient, they need daily exercise to keep fit. These dogs need to be walked extensively and need employment that challenges their physical and mental abilities. With proper care and love, they can be especially long-lived and healthy.

The Golden Retriever and St. Bernard mix has a very friendly nature and is a devoted, playful and very loyal friend. They are popular not only as a companion dog, but also as a therapy dog and a friend for seniors. With proper training and guidance, your dog will be a loyal companion for many years to come.

What diseases can occur in Golden Retriever and St. Bernard mix.

Golden Retriever St. Bernard mixes are small, lovable dogs that are blessed with unique characteristics. They are very intelligent, people-friendly, and make a lively addition to families and singles. Unfortunately, however, there are some diseases that are common in Golden Retriever St. Bernard mixes that owners should know about.

Elbow disease and hip dysplasia are the two most common inherited diseases in Golden Retriever Saint Bernard mixes. Elbow dysplasia is a genetic abnormality that can lead to degenerative joint disease. This can lead to pain, lameness and swelling. Hip dysplasia occurs in varying degrees of severity and is an abnormality of the hip joints that can affect the animal throughout its life.

Other health problems commonly faced by Golden Retriever St. Bernard mixes include allergic reactions, heart disease, eye problems, and digestive disorders. Allergic reactions can be triggered by certain foods or environmental factors and can have serious consequences. Heart disease can occur as a congenital abnormality or develop as a result of another underlying condition. Eye diseases that may occur in these dogs include cataracts, entropy, and progressive retinal atrophy. Digestive disorders include gastroenteritis and gastrointestinal problems.

It is important that all dogs receive regular veterinary examinations to monitor their health. This allows for early detection and treatment of potential problems. Owners should also make sure their animals receive their vaccinations and deworming treatments. This not only helps prevent infectious diseases, but also supports the animal's overall health. If you have any questions or concerns, you should consult your veterinarian.

The coat of a Golden Retriever and Saint Bernard mixed breed is usually long and soft. It usually has a golden tone, with white or cream markings. The color can vary depending on the ancestors, but most often it is a very light yellow-gold. Sometimes you can see black markings, but most of the time the coat is more golden in color. It should be brushed regularly, because otherwise it can get clogged.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Golden Saint is usually a large dog with an average height of 60-75 cm and a weight of 20-35 kg. The breed has a compact build and a soft, heavy coat that can vary in different shades from blonde to dark brown as well as black. The eyes are usually dark brown, the nose is black and the ears hang down on the sides of the head.

Fur length medium
Fur flat coated - wavy
Ear shape Triangle
Tail fanned out
Anatomy strong, strong
Size ♀ 51 - 80 cm
Weight ♀ 25 - 120 kg
Size ♂ 56 - 90 cm
Weight ♂ 30 - 120 kg
Suitable For -
  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Cancer

    May be common in older dogs.

  • Skeletal disorders

    IPA, FPC and OCD occur in dogs at four to five months of age during the most severe growth spurt.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • This breed can reach a shoulder height of 51 to 67 cm.

  • This breed can have a weight from 18 to 63 kg.

  • The coat color of this breed ranges from light golden brown to dark brown.

  • In general, this breed can live from 10 to 12 years.

  • The most striking features of this breed are its affectionate and loving nature, gentle temperament and intelligence.

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