Great Pyrenees

All About the Great Pyrenees


Behaviors Common in Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees is a professional as well as a powerful gatekeeper. They give full protection to their family and are very devoted to their family members. Sometimes they also sacrifice for their family. They are very much careful about strangers whether they are humans or some other dog. They are regularly used to monitor animals. When they are not provoked by anything, they remain very calm and courageous. They are very affectionate when they love someone. They are also very independent in nature. They are exceptionally delicate with its family and kids. It gels best with kids when it is raised with them from puppyhood. The owner of the dog should be firm but cool, certain and dependable. A puppy must be controlled and taken care of. The Great Pyrenees is a genuine specialist, however extremely free. Be patient when you are training your Great Pyrenees. Sometimes it will create trouble. The Great Pyrenees goes well with non-canine creatures, and typically likes felines. These dogs do not develop until they are around 2 years of age.

Appearance of the Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees is sometimes called the Pyrenean Mountain Dog. The length of the canine is marginally more than its height. The head is wedge molded with a somewhat adjusted crown and extends to whatever remains of the rest of the figure. The backline is leveled. The muzzle is about the same length as the back skull. The head is as broad and tall with even cheeks. There is no obvious stop. The nose and lips are dark. The teeth look like sharp scissors or leveled choppers. The dim tanned, medium-measured eyes are almost molded and inclined. The male dog is about 69 to 81 cm in height. The weight is about 45 kg. The female dog is about 63 to 74 cm in height. The female dog is only about 38kg. The mid-section is equitably wide. The decently feathered tail adds to the beauty of the dog and can move up and down when the puppy is energized or hyper excited. The Great Pyrenees has single dewclaws on the front legs and twofold dewclaws on the rear legs. The canine has a climate safe in a twofold layer. The undercoat is thick, fine and woolly and the external cover is long, coarse, thick and level. There is a mane around the shoulders and the neck is more obvious in male doges. There are feathers on the tail and along the cover of the legs.

Grooming the Pyrenees

General you can brush of the long twofold cover that will keep it in great condition. Yet you need to think what required when the puppy is shedding its thick undercoat.

History of the Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees began in Central Asia or Siberia. The breed came from the Hungarian Kuvasz and the Maremmano-Abruzzese. The Pyrenees is a relative. It has a long history as a gatekeeper dog which protects sheep. The puppies went to Europe; the Great Pyrenees stayed in the high mountain areas until the middle ages.