Saint Bernard Mixes

Saint Bernard dogs are famous for a wide range of features, the most notable among them being their distinctive coat markings, gentle personalities, and vigilant eye. That’s why, we usually refer to them as gentle giants and efficient working dogs.

So, it’s not surprising to see Saint Bernard being mixed with other dog breeds to obtain some best-traited, adorable looking Saint Bernard mixes. Among all the obtained mixes, the Saint Bernusky and the Rhodesian Bernard are the two most adorable-looking Saint Bernard mixes. You’ll find other Saint Bernard hybrids such as the Saint Weiler, the Saint Berdoodle, etc. adorable as well.

18. Saint Berhusky

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The Saint Bernusky is a large-sized, highly energetic mixed dog breed obtained by crossing the Siberian Husky with the Saint Bernard.

The weight of an adult Saint Berhusky can range from 70 to 90 lbs with height staying between 22 to 25 inches.

Most commonly, a Saint Berhusky comes with a double-layered, thick coat that can retain white, black, or brown colors, The most common is a white coat, with some black and brown markings.

17. Rhodesian Bernard

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The independent and stubborn natured dog, Rhodesian Ridgeback, when crossed with Saint Bernard, yields the Rhodesian Bernard. This dog breed is not suitable for novice pet owners and families with kids.

An average adult Rhodesian Bernard dog’s height can measure between 26 and 29 inches, and weigh anything between 110 and 130 lbs.

The Rhodesian Bernard dog breed exhibits wide variation in coat length and colorations, the most commonly included colors are red, fawn, black, and brindle.

16. Saint Berxer

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Here’s Saint Berxer for you, a Saint Bernard mix we get by crossing the Boxer with the Saint Bernard. Other than being gentle giants, these dogs are very affectionate and will love you a lot.

An adult Saint Berxer weighs between 50 to 120 lbs, and can attain height between 22 to 26 inches.

The common coat colors seen in the Saint Berxer dog breed include brown and fawn, with white markings. They require a plenty of space to thrive in, and daily exercise is highly recommended.

15. Saint Chownard

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The Saint Chownard is a peculiar Saint Bernard hybrid dog breed that’s produced by crossing a Saint Bernard with Chow Chow.

The Saint Chownard dog breed retains the large-size of the Saint Bernard, with weight ranging between 45 and 180 lbs. These dogs have an average lifespan of 8 to 12 years.

The coat coloration of Saint Chownard dogs can greatly vary, but the commonly seen colors remain to be white, brown, and black.

14. Mini Saint

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The Mini Saint, a Saint Bernard hybrid dog breed, is obtained by crossing the Cocker Spaniel with the Saint Bernard. In fact, this dog breed is one of the smallest Saint Bernard mixes you’ll ever find.

The average weight of a Mini Saint ranges between 15 to 35 lbs, and its height stays between 12 to 16 inches. Their average life expectancy ranges from 8 to 14 years. 

Black, white, tan, brown and red are the most common coat colors seen in the Mini Saint. Their straight or wavy fur requires daily brushing because they’re heavy shedders.

13. Saint Shepherd

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The German Shepherd and the Saint Bernard dog breeds are crossbred to obtain the Saint Shepherd hybrid dog breed. 

Typically, the height of a Saint Shepherd stays between 28 and 31 inches, and weight can go from 95 to 150 lbs. After early socialization, these dogs mix well with children, and are ideal as family companions.

The thick, long, and straight double coat of a Saint Shepherd can take black, brown, pied, or sable colors.

12. Golden Saint

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The Golden Saint retains the lun-loving, affectionate personality of a Golden Retriever and intelligence, obedience of a Saint Bernard. 

The average height of Golden Saints ranges between 30 to 36 inches, and their weight can go from 100 to 220 lbs. With proper socialization, these dogs can be turned into perfect family dogs.

The Golden Saints tend to be moderate shedders, possessing thick, dense fur, that can retain brown, cream, brindle or pied colorations.

11. Saint Dane

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The Saint Dane hybrid dog breed is a king-sized dog breed obtained by crossing the Saint Bernard with the Great Dane. 

You can expect a Saint Dane to grow between 25 to 32 inches, and weigh anything between 120 and 190 lbs. They have an average life expectancy of 7 to 10 years.

The short, silky and straight fur of the Saint Dane can retain multiple colors namely red, black, white, fawn, blue, brindle and golden.

10. Saint Pyrenees

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The Saint pyrenees is a mixed dog breed obtained by crossing the Great Pyrenees with the Saint Bernard. These dogs make great family companions as well as working dogs. 

The height of a Saint pyrenees averages between 27 and 32 inches, while weight manages to stay between 130 and 180 lbs.

The Saint Pyrenees dogs possess huge heads with dangling ears. Their coats retain multiple colors namely sable, pied, white, fawn, cream, red, brown, grey, and black.

9. Swiss Saint

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The Swiss Saint is a gentle giant obtained by crossing the Swiss Mountain Dog with the Saint Bernard. The result is a loving, playful, obedient, and an intelligent dog breed.

You should expect a Swiss Saint to grow 21 to 24 inches in height, and weigh between 120 and 180 lbs.

A wide range of colors namely black, red, brown, white, fawn, and cream can highlight a Swiss Saint’s fur. Most commonly, one should expect a white dog with large brown markings.

8. Irish Saint Terrier

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A small-sized dog breed, the Irish Saint Terrier, is obtained by crossbreeding between the Irish Terrier and the Saint Bernard. 

Irish Saint Terrier, on an average, attains height of 20 to 25 inches, and its weights stays between 25 and 180 lbs. 

Exhibiting a dense, medium-sized, wavy coat, Irish Saint Terrier showcases fawn, white, and red coat colors, or a blend of two or more.

7. Labernard

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The Labernard hybrid dog breed is obtained by making a cross between the playful natured Labrador Retriever and the gentle giant i.e. Saint Bernard. 

As expected, the Labernard is going to be a large-sized dog breed with average height varying between 25 and 32 inches and weight staying between 80 and 150 lbs. 

Being protective of its family members, Labernards require early socialization training to be tamed into an ideal family pet. 

Thick, short, and dense double coats of Labernards can exhibit a blend of diverse colors, with common ones being red, white, black, fawn, and brown.

6. Saint Bermastiff

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The Saint Bermastiff a.k.a Saint Mastiff is a large-sized hybrid dog breed obtained by crossbreeding between the Saint Bernard and the Bullmastiff. Despite being large-sized, they never miss a chance to sit on your lap.

On an average, a Saint Bermastiff’s height ranges between 22 and 30 inches, and their weight can go from 150 to 200 lbs.

Typically, the short-to-medium sized coat of Saint Bermastiff exhibits white, brown and black colors.

5. Saint Bernewfie

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Crossing a Saint Bernard and a Newfoundland yields us the Saint Bernewfie designer dog breed. They tend to be a bit stubborn, but with proper socialization, you’ll discover yourself a loving and gentle dog breed.

With height ranging from 27 to 33 inches and weight resting between 100 to 180 lbs, you’re getting yourself a gentle giant with personality.

The medium-sized fur of Saint Bernewfies is water-repellent, and can exhibit multiple colors namely black, brown, red and white.

4. Saint Berdoodle

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The Poodle, known for its hypoallergenic coat, when crossed with the Saint Bernard, gives us the Saint Berdoodle mixed dog breed.

On an average, a Saint berdoodle weighs between 60 to 180 lbs and can attain a height of 15 to 30 inches at the shoulder. 

The coat color combination of Saint Berdoodles varies a lot but white-and-brown and white-and-black combinations are most common. Though red with white accents or vice versa color combos are also possible. The fur is usually long, curly or straight.

3. Saint Weiler

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The Saint Weiler is a peculiar hybrid dog breed obtained by crossing the Rottweiler with the Saint Bernard. The result is a very loyal, alert, and loving hybrid dog for a family. If socialized early, they tend to do great with children as well as adults. 

The giant dog, Saint Weiler, weighs between 120 to 180 lbs and its height stays between 24 and 28 inches.

The short-to-medium sized, straight coat of a Saint Weiler can retain any of the parental coat colors namely white, red, brown, and black.

2. Border Bernard

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By crossing the gentle giant, Saint Bernard, with the Border Collie dog breed, we obtain the Border Bernard, a highly protective and intelligent designer dog breed.

The height of an adult Border Bernard ranges between 20 and 35 inches, with their weight ranging from 45 to 120 lbs.

The Border Bernard coat usually appears as a blend of black and brown colors. Its short, dense, and straight coat requires moderate grooming.

1. Saint Bernkita

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The Saint Bernkita is a hybrid dog breed obtained by crossing an Akita with a Saint Bernard. This dog is highly devoted, with a sturdy body, and an intelligent mind, making for a great guard dog.

An adult Saint Bernkita can weigh anything between 70 and 180 lbs, and have an average life expectancy of 8 to 13 years.

With an equal likelihood of attaining either of the parent’s fur colors, the resilient double coats of Saint Bernkita are well-suited for cold climates.

Related Questions

How Big Will A St Bernard Mix Get? Also known as gentle giants, the Saint Bernard dogs are relatively larger in size, and so are most of their mixes. Saint Bermastiff is probably the largest of them all, with height ranging between 22 to 30 inches and weight staying between 150 to 200 lbs. Other such mixed dog breeds include Saint Dane, Saint Berhusky, etc.

Is There Such Thing As A Mini Saint Bernard? Yes, Mini Saint Bernard, commonly known as Mini Saint, is a designer dog breed we obtain by crossing the Saint Bernard with the Cocker Spaniel. Its weight doesn’t exceed 15 to 35 lbs, and height ranges from 12 to 16 inches. You can think of it as a shrunken version of Saint Bernard dog breed.

How Long Do Saint Bernard Mixes Live For? The life expectancy of Saint Bernard mixes varies from breed to breed. But it’ll be safe to say that an average life expectancy of Saint Bernard hybrid dog breeds ranges from 7 to 10 years. For example, Saint Bernkita has an average life expectancy of 8 to 13 years while Saint Chownard has 8 to 12 years of lifespan.

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