Animals: Bremond v. St. Bernards

St. Bernard dogs have a record of ten centuries of heroic achievement behind them. But Dr. Jean Bremond was not thinking about records when he demanded last fortnight that all the dogs at the Great St. Bernard Hospice in Switzerland be destroyed, that the monks stop breeding them. If this were done, Dr. Bremond said he would not sue the monastery over the horrible death of his ten-year-old daughter, Marie-Anne, fatally mangled by a pack of St. Bernards as she and her father skied up to the hospice last month (TIME, May 31).


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