Despite their immense size, St. Bernards are extremely friendly and gentle around children. They possess tons of patience and tolerance with children. St. Bernards are willing to please and are always eager to engage in fun and play. They are highly intelligent and can easily be trained early in life. Because of its large size, a St. Bernard is advisable for older children. This gentle giant is extremely protective of the members of the pack particularly if they are well- trained.
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