https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Bernard_(dog)

The St. Bernard or St Bernard is a breed of very large working dog from the western Alps in Italy ... The ancestors of the St. Bernard share a history with the Sennenhunds. The St. .... in old live action comedies such as Swiss Miss, the TV series Topper, and classic cartoons, wearing small barrels of brandy around their necks.

https://www.petful.com/working-dogs/whats-in-the-barrel-around-a-saint-bernards-neck/

Jan 13, 2012 ... Saint Bernards and the curious kegs sometimes seen around their necks have a long and disputed history. ... Discovering the contents of the Saint Bernard keg collar takes us back almost a millennium to the Swiss Alps.

http://mentalfloss.com/article/20908/why-are-st-bernards-always-depicted-barrels-around-their-necks

Feb 18, 2009 ... Why Are St. Bernards Always Depicted With Barrels Around Their Necks? ... dog to an exercise wheel of his own invention to turn a cooking spit, is from ... and that the dogs never carried such barrels, the collar keg stuck in the ...

https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-myth-of-the-st-bernard-and-the-brandy-barrel

Feb 5, 2018 ... The first known instance of a St. Bernard bearing a neck cask rescuing a person in peril took place in 1820. ... tiny barrel affixed around its neck, and partake of life -giving brandy. ... The origin story involving the dogs is murkier.

https://www.woot.com/blog/post/the-debunker-did-st-bernards-ever-carry-barrels-of-brandy-around-their-necks

Jan 22, 2013 ... Icy Myth #3: Saint Bernard Rescue Dogs Carried Little Kegs of Brandy to the Snowbound. The ginormous St. Bernard dog breed, immortalized ...

https://saintbernardclub.org/history-and-breed-standard/the-legend-of-the-brandy-keg/

Mar 16, 2015 ... Later, Charles painted two Saint Bernards, generally called Alpine ... of the dogs was shown with a wooden keg or cask hanging from its collar.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/a-brief-history-of-the-st-bernard-rescue-dog-13787665/

Jan 1, 2008 ... Dogs of the St. Bernard Hospice during a walk organized by their ... were strapped around the dogs' collars to warm up travelers, no historical ...

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Jan 16, 2017 ... St. Bernards: A Tail of Licker Barrels and Heroism ... even a custom dog-barrel collar company, but let the historical record show: barrels around ...

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