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Overview of Great Pyrenees



Great Pyrenees dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of Great Pyrenees is thick . Basic origin of Great Pyrenees is Pyrenean Mountain. Great Pyrenees is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals, Great Pyrenees is commonly confident, gentle (especially with children), and affectionate. While territorial and protective of its flock or family when necessary, its general demeanor is of composure and patience and loyalty. It is a strong willed, independent and reserved breed. It is also attentive, quite fearless and loyal to its duties
Great Pyrenees is available in white Colors.

Height and weight of Great Pyrenees

Adult Male of Great Pyrenees is about 110–120 pounds and adult female of Great Pyrenees is about 85–100 pounds in Weight.
Height of Great Pyrenees is commonly 27–32 inches.

Common Health Issues of Great Pyrenees


Great Pyrenees has tendency to suffer from Heart disease, Gastric torsion, Hip dysplasia, Hot spots,Deafness  

Appearance of Great Pyrenees

The main coat color is white and can have varying shades of gray, red (rust), or tan around the face (including a full face mask), ears and sometimes on the body and tail. The color of the nose and on the eye rims should be jet black.

Working Class of Great Pyrenees

Basically Great Pyrenees is Herding dog but is also used as Watch and Guard dog.

Training of Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees is not easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Great Pyrenees.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Great Pyrenees should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Great Pyrenees

Daily exercise for your Great Pyrenees is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Great Pyrenees is recommended Fetching,Running regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Great Pyrenees with children and other pets

Great Pyrenees is a flock-guarding breed who is placid in the home and gentle with children.

Special instructions related to your Great Pyrenees

When domesticated, the Great Pyrenees' coat needs brushing once or twice a month. The breed needs moderate exercise but tends to be somewhat lazy especially in warm weather.

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