App: 10.9cms long Interesting facts: - Weight: 75 - 85 kg - Size: 65 - 90 cm - Life expectancy: approximately 10 years - Colours: reddish brown, white In the past, the monks at the hospice of St. Bernard in Switzerland used the dogs as avalanche dogs. This is how the dogs got their name. They also helped to keep the climbers from getting lost in the mountains at night or in the fog. Dogs are carnivorous, but they also eat grass, leaves and grains. You should put a dog’s food out daily at the same time and at the same place. It quenches its thirst with fresh water. It needs to drink a lot, especially if it gets dry food.