Country of Origin: France
  • Activity Level: high
  • Grooming Level: moderate
  • Trainability: low
  • Adaptability: moderate
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Large
  • Average Lifespan: 10-12 years
  • Prey Drive: high
  • Watchdog: very alert
  • Registered?: aca, akc
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Great Pyrenees Breed Profile


Shoulder height: 25-32 inches. Weight: 90-150lbs.

They have a long thick coarse coat. Their coat colors are white, grey, and light tan

This breed tends to be quite good with children but do not do well with other pets.

Great Pyrenees are known for being independently minded. This dog can also be very affectionate with their owners.

This breed requires daily brushing and extra grooming is needed during shedding.

The Great Pyrenees dogs can be aggressive at times, but with careful socialization and lots of gentle, positive reinforcement, the Great Pryrenees has no reason to be an aggressive dog.

This dog needs plenty of exercise. They require daily walks and 1-2 hours of excercise a day.

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