Pyrenean Shepherd Information

Pyrenean ShepherdThe Pyrenean Shepherd has herded sheep in the Pyrenees Mountains of Southern France for hundreds of years. With a long history as a herding dog, understandably the “Pyr Shep” possesses many of the characteristics found in herding breeds including intelligence, versatility, strength and courage.

This lean and lively dog loves to be part of a family, preferably an active family to keep him entertained and exercised. This breed can become destructive if cooped up and left alone, so make sure he gets the TLC he needs. As far as grooming goes, the Pry Shep just needs his coat – which comes in two types, Rough-Faced or Smooth-Faced, and many different colors – brushed a few times a week.

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 3in - 1ft 9in     Weight: 25-30lbs

Behavior

  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking

Care

  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need

Environment

  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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