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"Collector — Chiens de Service"
Issue date: 2016

One stamp of the colletor set "Chiens de Service" shows a St. Bernard dog in partly clouded mountain scnenery. The picture was taken on the Gornergrat (Zermatt) and the background shows the foothills of the Mt. Matterhorn (Switzerland). The Gornergrat and other places in the Zermatt area where famous for foto sessions with St. Bernard dogs.

In the year 2015 the municipality of Zermatt has banned St. Bernard dogs from being used in such sessions with tourists. This comes after complaints by an animal protection organisation. 

 

 

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