Is the Great Pyrenees the Right Breed for You?
If you want a dog who...
Is very large and rugged, resembling a majestic white bear
Will be protective of your property and livestock if properly trained to do so
Can be found with a strong protective temperament, or a more easygoing, mellow temperament
Tends to be serious and steady, rather than playful and silly
Is quiet indoors and content with moderate exercise
A Great Pyrenees may be
If you don’t want to deal with...
A very large dog who takes up a lot of space in your house and car
A heavy dog who wants to sit on your feet, lie on your lap, and lean his weight against your leg
A dog that can be aggressive or fearful if not properly socialized as a puppy
A strong-willed dog who requires a confident owner
Providing at least a four foot, secure fencing and supervision to prevent wandering
Deep, booming bark whenever he/she hears a sound, especially at night
Heavy, heavy shedding
A Great Pyrenees may
be right for you!