Table of Contents

Chapter Number

Page

Chapter Title

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1

Introduction

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3

Preface

1

7

What Ever Happened To Moderation?

2

12

The Official Standard for the Saint Bernard

3

18

An Extensive Description of the Saint Bernard

4

35

The Movement Described in the Standard

5

39

The Expected Temperament of a Saint Bernard

6

45

The Skin Game

7

48

What Size Is the Right Size?

8

53

The Three Varieties of Saint Bernards

9

58

No Head, No Saint!

10

61

Proportions of the Head

11

66

The Muzzle

12

71

The Teeth

13

74

The Flews

14

78

The Skull

15

82

The Furrows

16

84

The Eyes

17

87

The Ears

18

91

Markings

19

95

Taking Care of the Puppies

20

111

Grading the Litter

21

116

Guidelines for Buying a Puppy

22

125

What Is a Fault?

23

128

What Makes One Fault More Important Than Another?

24

133

The Rewards and Risks of Inbreeding

25

139

Choosing a Mate for Your Dog

26

146

Advice for the Less Experienced Breeder

27

153

A Short Course on Judging Saint Bernards

28

158

The Perspective of a Judge Who Also Exhibits

29

162

Judges Who Fail to Put the Emphasis Where It Belongs

30

167

The Essence of Breed Type

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172

List of Abbreviations