Great Pyrenees Dog – Guide to Mountain Dog Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees is a very large and beautiful white dog breed that can become a wonderful family member. They are famous for their large size, luxurious coats, high intelligence and independence. There is a saying in the Great Pyrenees community that the dogs always know what you are telling them, they just may not agree with your instructions. That being said, the breed is incredibly loving and friendly, and they can be trained to agree with your instructions more often. If you are looking for a hyper-obedient golden retriever, you have come to the wrong dog breed. Great Pyrenees are definitely their own dogs, but their loyalty and love is unmatched. Yours will definitely have you saying ‘good dog,’ more often than you could expect.

The Great Pyrenees, like many modern dog breeds, has a complicated and long origination story. The breed gets its name from the Pyrenees Mountains, located in Spain and France. It is thought to have been there since about 3000 B.C., where it worked very well with common shepherds protecting their flocks from wolves, bears, and other predators. This history neatly explains the most obvious personality traits of Great Pyrenees dogs. Very loyal, large, and a whole lot of mountain-adapted fur.

On this site you will find a plethora of articles centering around the beloved Great Pyrenees. From choosing your dog, training it, caring for it, learning some more interesting history or anecdotes, and even buying accessories for your Pyr, this is the place.

Dog Obedience Training
Dog training methods and tricks that will make your cute puppy into a lovely large mountain dog.

Great Pyrenees Behavior & Temperament
Understand their behavior and know what to expect and how to most effectively engage with your dog.

All about Great Pyr Puppies
Guide to find a Great Pyrenees puppies on sales by professional breeders and how to care for an unbelievably cute dog who won’t be small for long.

Grooming for Large Mountain Dogs
The tools, splicing necessity from luxury; combine with correct techniques, planned routine that groom up your dogs.

Great Pyr Dog Rescue
How to rescue Great Pyrenees who need it, and how to deal with the possible effects of a hard life before your good deed.

Dog Buying guide
Where and how to find the Pyr on sales and choose the perfect dog from an alarmingly cute litter.

Great Pyrenees Club of America
The official source for news, facts, and all things about Great Pyr. in America.

Here you can find everything you need to know to own, train, love, and live with your Great Pyrenees.