~Watching a St. Bernard grow......from
.....to an ........
This page was designed for those of you who have never
owned a St. Bernard before and are not sure what to expect from
Hopefully this page can give you a little idea as to how fast
they really DO grow and how proper nutrition is essential in their
fast growing bones.....
Here are some guidelines
to go by!! The pictures are not neccesarily of the same puppy as I
did not have from baby to an adult of the same puppy.....only
pictures of puppies of those ages. And every puppy does vary.....it
is interesting to see how short of a time they stay....
ENJOY......and questions feel free to ask!!!
~Here is a litter of puppies just born.....they weigh between 1.2
and 1.8 lbs. The smaller a litter usually the bigger the puppies are.
Saints have between 6~10 puppies on an average so this size is a
pretty average size when they are born into this wide and
~A puppy at 1 wk. of age......
~2 wks. of age...weighs approx. 3~4 lbs.
~3 wks. old now!! Weighing 5~6 lbs.
4 wks. old now and weighing 6~8 lbs. ABSOLUTELY
ADORABLE and the perfect size to nicely fit in your lap!!!
5 wks. old and learning how to play!! 8~10 lbs. now!!
6 wks. of age and weighing approx. 10~12 lbs.~
~Here are 2 puppies at 7 wks. of age....a male and a female and
they weigh 14~16 lbs.~
~An eight wk. old puppy and this one weighs 23 lbs!! It
usually varies from 18~23 lbs. Depending on the puppy!
Here is an 11 wk. old puppy.....weighs around the 30 lb. mark!
Here is a puppy at 12 wks. old.....42 lbs. by the scales and ALREADY getting to
big for this crate!!!!
Here is a full~grown St. Bernard!!! It takes 2~3 years for a St.
Bernard to become full~grown. To grow slowly and at an even
pace is the key. Do NOT over~feed or cause your St. Bernard to
grow to fast or get to fat. It is worth it in the end to keep an even