Monks bred the Saint Bernard to guard their hospice and rescue lost travelers in the Alps. Readers will learn all about the Saint Bernard and its needs with the help of author Linda Bozzo and the American Canine Association. Simple, informative text and full-color photographs show readers what to feed their dog, how to groom it, and how to keep it healthy through exercise and play. A Note to Parents addresses the importance of neutering and spaying, microchipping, checking to see if a dog license is required, and adopting from a shelter or rescue group. Also included are a Words to Know section and a Read About Dogs section with books and websites.