At the parks everyone thinks he is a work dog because of how well behave es he is. Also, crate training has been a breeze but he pees in the floor a lot :/. He loves my cats and enjoys he back porch. He is not a completely outside dog, yet - he's still too small for some of the critters we have come on the farm. She saw the conditions and bought all three to rescue them. She has no brakes as when called she will run right over you. If you give him a treat, he takes it to his sleeping space to eat it. I love her to pieces. He's learned to stay by the open door without running out and staying by me as we sit outside. These guys just need love and lots of patience! All 82 pounds of him. Owners of the mixed breed generally own farms and use the hybrid dogs to guard livestock. She barks at night a lot but most of the time there is something there even if it is just a rabbit. Especially now, with one Brittany, one Yellow Labrador and a Pyrenees. We are taking him for check up and to get him neutered this morning. As a puppy he was so calm & even-tempered that foster-failing was inevitable! I've had dogs before but never a lgd. He’s a great cuddler and always knows when I’m having a really bad flare with my IC and fibromyalgia... and watches over me and stays by my side. Both dogs play in our back yard. He’s always smiling and his tail never stops wagging. This breed of dog is not agood starter pet. He strolls back to farm yard! She was completely potty trained when I adopted her, but it all went out the window as soon as I brought her home, she can also be very stubborn sometimes, but for a puppy, she is incredibly well behaved. Doesn’t like when you stop petting her. So far so good! Tipping at 113 right now! On the whole a calm gentle giant but when he does get riled up (possum in yard! Loves to go to Tractor Supply and see the clerks or other dogs, if any in the store. She really protects the children. Be sure to not only take him out for exercise, but to also mentally stimulate him as well – games of fetch will not do for this highly intelligent hybrid dog. He was 10 weeks old and we showered with love continually. The Anatolian Pyrenees is an above average shedder and is sometimes considered high-maintenance due to this. He has "mellowed" a bit since he turned about 18 months old and is a good dog. She absolutely loves my granddaughters and my Yorkie! But, Argo is so lovable and cute and we are so happy with him. We got this dog to protect little lambs that we are buying. She went right up to him and he brought her home. They will pull his hair and sit on him and he will just lay there! The Anatolian Pyrenees is a mixture of two breeds that are biologically quite similar. As long as he is not provoked, he is calm, quiet and a bit serious. Introducing a Great Pyrenees to other dogs early can help them become tolerant and accepting of another dog’s presence. She does however enjoy chasing our chickens. Inside she is very mellow. He doesn't listen always. Bob is very strong willed. Trim your dog’s nails every other week. The Great Dane combines, in its regal appearance, dignity, strength and elegance with great size and a powerful, well-formed, smoothly muscled body. Both are great with children; however, early socialization is key to making sure the Anatolian Pyrenees are accustomed to children, other pets, and a variety of people. He is a rescue & was found roaming a 10 acre radius going from house to house for food for months. Have 2 other mixed breed rescue dogs and they've all settled in so nicely! Aptera is the best dog I have had yet! But he is very smart. We believe that he, his siblings and mother were probably starving and survived eating out of trash/trash bags. Given that he is 90 lbs., its not very comfortable but it is cute. Great Pyrenees Dog Breed were originated and used as a livestock guardian dog. A lot more talkative and require more time daily with grooming. Grooming Great Pyrenees is a work out. They do not require trimming. He has been a joy to have! He loves to sit in my lap and flop over when he is tired. She rarely starts a fight with the other dog but she will finish it. How he isn’t bald I have no idea! The owners (they don't live here full time) of the ranch brought her home as a puppy so I have got to watch her grow up. Amazing dog. Bigger baby when it storms as he is right on top of you, all 89 pounds. He is now almost 5. He is so sweet, he doesn’t jump or like. We are experiencing frequent skin irritability - he attacks whatever is bothering him (hip or leg) and doesn't stop gnawing until we put a cone on him. She herds the other dogs. I had no idea what I was going to do with Sam as hard as it was to have to give him up. Rescued Bogie from a high kill shelter & did a breed test to find out he's A/P. We love Sis so much. Published: 10/09/2017, edited: 01/30/2020. Picky about his food but he is completely spoiled. Two children taking part in a dig to initiate the public into the workings of archaeologists made a surprise discovery – a tomb with the 800-year-old mummified remains of an abbot. Please adopt, don't shop, and spay and neuter your pets!! I wonder if all our Pyrs don't feel a pang of desire every time that guy at Westminster, you know, the one with the really low voice, calls out the words "The Great Pyrenees Mountain Dog." Grandson had a seizure in a locked bathroom few weeks ago and Cooper let us know he was in trouble. Would want to follow guests as they left... run on county road. We got him because there's a lot of grizzlies in our valley and I can already tell he would take one on if he had to. The Spanish Civil Guard says it is halting the search for 37-year-old Esther Dingley (pictured with her boyfriend Dan Colegate) because of snowstorms in the Pyrenees this weekend. Scared of cows lol but he's only 5 months. If someone not hone he waits up for them. Huge puppy! The Malamute can be a chewer, so crate training is recommended when you are unable to supervise your puppy indoors. She had no collar or tags, so we put out a few posts, but noone ever responded, so we decided to keep her. However, Louis XIV procured a Great Pyrenees and declared him the Royal Dog of France. I’ve read a lot about this breed, Anatolians definitely are not the dog for me, Great Pyrenees are a breed that definitely would have considered adopting, but not my first choice, Sadie inherited a lot of Pyr personality traits, I’m not sure where her beaming friendliness and eagerness to say hi to absolutely everyone came from, but I am very thankful for it because she comes to work with me where she meets hundreds of new people every day. He is strong, proud and happy with us. I am wondering about the green/gray eyes that she has - they are extremely spectacular look with the badger markings. The lineage of this ancient, intelligent breed likely dates as far back as the 18th century B.C. You can shop from the comfort of your home and support these amazing dogs. My husband wanted to call the dog Fox Mulder but I refused to call an Anatolian Pyrenees, "Fox". Our puppies head out all over the United States----reserved by families from Maine to California, Washington to Florida, and all the way up to Alaska——and there is even a Mill Creek Pyr that went home to Canada! When we first got him we tried to have a wire fence but he was able to climb out eventually we took it down and just let him wander all day which during the summer is not much he likes to sleep most of the day in a hole that he digs but once winter pops around again he gains a lot of energy. She is very large and does like to try and jump on everyone to give them kisses. We began working on socialization early, knowing he would be LARGE; he is VERY protective when at home but generally happy to meet new people while out & about. Generally good with my chickens, but occasionally too aggressively playful with them. 04. He is a big love bug. Check out how the dogs do this in the two videos below, where the fences are clearly too low. Log in. He is non-aggressive so far. Overall Grooming Needs: Moderate. Lilly is a very smart pup. I know we are going to have a fantastic life with her - This breed is amazingly smart,sensitive and loving even at this young age. With all this in mind, do you think the Great Pyrenees is the right dog … He went missing for 12 hours but was found within a block of home. We are still working on the burying mechanics. A bit rough playing with our 5 and 6 year old kids, if they run! He had a very rough start, but recovered, and has thrived since. She wants to bite on feet and legs. He also loves car rides. Dogs who have double dewclaws can easily climb and dig out the ground good. He won't rest until he checks every room. (expensive). Although they are good at that job, they also make wonderful pets that respond well to basic training. The Anatolian Pyrenees is a mix of two very active dogs. Oh my, these fit with my GSD Magic, too! I have seen posts about the breed that say they listen when they want and it is so true bit really don't we all. The other day she ran 1 KM to the hwy before I could even start the car. He was bred to assist sheep herders. Wants to lay in our laps! She will definitely let you know when someone or something is not right. Big baby who loves to be petted, brushed and just to be hugged. Seriously.) LOVE. The Great Pyrenees is typically a mellow dog that could live in an apartment but is better suited to a home with a large yard where he can roam and expend his instinctual energy. Therefore, it is best to have an area designated for them to dig. The Anatolian Pyrenees is a gentle giant who is great with children. He’s attached to my 7 month old and very protective of him. The parent breed is quite a jumper! Always keep him on a leash when out walking. Most healthy dogs need at least 30 to 60 minutes of walking each day. PLEASE READ ENTIRE POST! But at two years age we finally agreed on neutering him (early March) and what a difference it's making in his temperament. I adopted her shortly after she turned 3 months. They are bred to think for themselves & will listen only if you make them. It’s not a very easy first dog so make sure your ready for it. His attitude about everything is perfect. Fozzy was imprinted on chickens at an early age and loves to sneak into the coop to steal their snacks, wrestles with the cat- maybe a little too rough but he only goes for the cat who likes him- leaves the other two alone. She is chill when it’s time to chill or very playful when we are playing. including pulling a 2" exposed internet cable off the side of the house, this 2" of cable is up from the ground so he has to stand up to get it and so small how does he see it at 3 A.M.? If you’re introducing another dog to your home, it is important to do … Nope. Ps. Hopefully once we are out of puppy stage this behavior will disappear. A Great Pyrenees that was in rough shape and very skinny yet well trained and another dog that did not stick around, then the goat. It is not a waterproof coat. He is VERY easy to train and picks up on things very quickly. Our adopted Anatolian Pyrenees went through a few foster families before coming into our lives; it is said that she wasn't suited for her job (herding and guarding sheep), and she certainly does seem happier has a house dog with us. She is very loveable, but the gal we adopted her from, her boyfriend abused her. Love this dog to pieces, he is a constant companion to my 6 and 8 yr old grandsons and my son and I during the day, he is so well trained to do obedience, was very fast learner, but the destruction he does at 3 A.M. we have no choice but to keep him tied, kennel is not an option, he is hudini.. Walton loves everyone, human and four-legged friends. He’s been very lazy today. IRONMAN. He’s extremely mellow and isn’t exercise demanding, a treat motivated gentle giant. Great Pyrenees puppy frolicking in a field Temperament. It is important to be firm & constant ehen training. He’s such a character. The Great Pyrenees being a working dog can do a lot of climbing, turning, jumping with the double dewclaws and this is probably why they have it and that makes them great working dogs. The Great Pyrenees is a breed that we have found to be worth it's (very heavy) weight in gold! Great Pyrenees were bred to do a job so they need to be given the opportunity to use that energy in a productive way. 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