The Great Pyrenees (Facts-Characteristics-Information-and-Training-with-Pictures)

December 16, 2015 • DOG Breeds • Views: 1602



The Great Pyrenees

Overview:
The Great Pyrenees is mainly used to protect sheep, goats, people, children, livestock, grass, flowers, etc that may intrude on a person or personal staffs. Additional articles you will be interested in:

Characteristics:
They have a very beautiful thick coat.
This breed is a very strong built.
Its color is pure white with or without spot or any shade of other colors.
The Great Pyrenees are very active to protect the things for which they are kept on

Personality:
The Great Pyrenees are mainly suitable for the cool place or cool countries. Their thick hairs make them cool all time. This breed is very gentle, well mannered if he is well trained from the early time when it’s a puppy.
As it’s an independent thinker, it wants to do all things by its own accord. But it can be well controlled if it is trained well in a positive way.

Color, Coat & Grooming:
It is a double-coated breed that has a top coat and the undercoat. The top coat is long and thick to see. It is straight and silky. There is no curl in its hair. There should be a man or ruff around the neck of this Great Pyrenees, more founded in males. The tail should have a plume, and fine hair should be size in short beside the ear, face and around the eyes. The undercoat should be dense, soft and like wool.

Feeding:
1.5 Or 2 cups of dry food which are suitable for dogs are should be given dividing into two or three times in a day. It will be much better if you don’t run after them with foods. That will be annoying for them.

Care:
The Golden Pyrenees should be taken to exercise for a walk about 1 or 2 times a day. They are okay in an apartment but if a grassy yard is available, then it will be much better for them. When you bought your puppy, it may not get proper training till then, so a fenced area or case is must be provided to keep them. The boundaries must be double of their height so that they could not run away by jumping above on it.
Their hair should be trimmed twice a month. But don’t trim too much that it looks like blunt or feel uncomfortable. Remember that their thick hair helps them to maintain their body temperature. As the coat of Great Pyrenees coat is very thick and hard to clean, so they are not provided to take bath regularly. Once or twice of brushing teeth is also suggested.

With children, family & other pets:
Golden Pyrenees is mainly bought for look after the sheep and protect them from any wild animals. So, without proper training, they should not be taken for their task. He may attack the sheep rather than protecting. The young children and the family members are must keep them away to tease the Golden Pyrenees.