The Golden Saint is a designer crossbreed made by crossing a Golden Retriever with a Saint Bernard. The golden saints are easy to take care of and have a great temperament. Whether you acquire a Golden Saint from an animal rescue or a breeder, you will love this playful breed.
Fun Facts about Golden Saint
Below are some of the fascinating facts about these lovable dogs.
- The Golden Saint dog breed comes in all kinds of colors. You will find them in yellow, tan, brindle, chocolate, spotted, and any other pattern.
- They are easy to take care of and have a great temperament—sweet, gentle, and playful.
- Their lifespan is between 8 and 13 years.
- An adult Golden Saint weighs between 100 and 220lbs.
- It stands between 30 and 36 inches tall. Females are often smaller, but the difference is not significant.
- Golden Saints can suffer from separation anxiety as they are incredibly attached dogs. They love spending most of their time with their owners.
- Golden Saints experience heart and joint issues that have to be treated as they get older. Be sure you take your Golden Saint to the vet occasionally (at least once yearly) to check for diabetes, eye problems, joint dysplasia, hypothyroidism, and heart concerns.
- The Golden Saint’s soft fur requires brushing every few days to ensure that it does not get matted.
- Golden Saints are omnivores. They should eat to acquire enough calories to burn but do not overload their calories since exercising is difficult for dogs.