Great Pyrenees Elegant, imposing and majestic Beautiful white large dog of medium substance that is slightly longer than tall. This dog breed was developed to guard flocks on steep mountain slopes and so must combine strength with agility. The dog moves smoothly, with good reach and drive.
This beautiful Pyrenees white dog has a heritage as a flock guardian, but these days he’s primarily a loving family companion. He’s big, smart, and strong-willed, so it takes a special person to be able to train him effectively.
- Life expectancy: 10 – 12 years
- Origin: Farance
- Temperament: Smart, Patient, Calm
- Height: Male: 27–32 Inches, Female: 25–29 Inches
- Weight: Male: 90–100 pounds, Female: 80–85 pounds
- Colors: white
- Group: working Group
|Litter size||average 3 to 4 pups maybe larger|
|Life span||12-14 years|
GREAT PYRENEES DOG
Extremely Great Pyrenees dog breed‘s goal in life is to protect sheep, goats, livestock, people, children, grass, flowers, the moon, the lawn furniture, bird feeders, and any real or imaginary predators that may intrude on your personal space. Oh yeah, and to give, give, and give unconditional love.
This dog is devoted to its family and somewhat wary of strangers—human or canine. When not provoked, the breed is calm, well-mannered, and somewhat serious. While very gentle with family and children, the Great Pyrenees has an independent, somewhat stubborn, nature
GREAT PYRENEES TEMPERAMENT AND APPEARANCE
- Beautiful Great Pyrenees is a capable and imposing guardian.
- Because they are wanderers, they should be kept on-leash.
- As a guardian dog, the White Great Pyrenees is a natural barker.
- Great Pyrenees requires daily exercise to stay in shape.
- A moderate walk will usually suffice.
- This dog enjoys hiking, especially in cold weather and snow, but does not do well in hot weather.
- Friendly toward Strangers.
GREAT PYRENEES HEALTH AND CARE
- Life expectation is 10 to 12 years.
- Major concerns: CHD, patellar luxation
- Minor concerns: entropion, OCD, skin problems, osteosarcoma, cataract, chondrodysplasia (dwarfism), panosteitis
- Occasionally seen: gastric torsion, otitis externa, spinal muscular atrophy
- Suggested tests: hip, knee, (eye)