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Great Pyrenean Mountain Dog


Great Pyrenean Mountain Dog profile

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Lifespan: 10-12 Years

Avg height: 65-80cm.

Avg weight: 36-54kg

Coat type: Double coated- with a fine soft undercoat and a long coarse, straight or slightly wavy topcoat.

Coat colours: White, tan, grey, red.

Originally bred for: Livestock guardian.

Breed traits: Strong, fearless, affectionate, gentle.

A little about the Great Pyrenean Mountain Dog

The Great Pyrenean Mountain dog is a large breed that are calm and reliable. They are gentle and devoted to their family, but can also be territorial and protective if under pressure. 



Though often healthy the Great Pyrenean Mountain dog can experience orthopaedic diseases (Canine Hip Dysplasia, Chrondrodyplasia, Panosteitis, Patella Luxation), eye disorders (Entropian), Osteosarcoma and skin disease. Their floppy ears also make them prone to ear infections (Otitis Externa). 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.