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Pinkie is an 8 week old Great Pyrenees. We have both the parents to our 8 week old. Pinkie goes for an afternoon swim each day to cool off in our goldfish pond. He was surprised to be caught on film.
What fabulous dogs the Great Pyrenees breed are! Pinkie loves to take care of our goats then finds time each afternoon to cool off with a swim with the goldfish.
By angielynn from Colmesneil, TX
Your Pet's Age
4 1/2 years old
Your Pet's Breed
Pyrenean Mountain Dog (Great Pyrenees)
How and when did you get your pet?
I adopted Jonah 4 years ago from our local pet shelter.
What does your pet like to do for fun?
Jonah is especially fond of herding my other pets, no matter their species- parrots included! He loves to be groomed and brushed more than anything else for relaxation.
Do you have anything else to share about your pet?
Great Pyrenees are in the working dog class. They serve as faithful and devoted guardians of their owners, property, and livestock. They are believed to have come from Siberia and their fossil remains date as far back as the Bronze Age (1800-1000 BC). They were adopted as a French Court dog in the 17th century. They are often described as "majestic", with a calm and gentle disposition, but move with grace and speed to protect family and livestock. Males can reach 32" at the shoulder and top out at over 100 lbs. They live approximately 10-12 years, and make wonderful family dogs. I love Jonah very much and would not hesitate to adopt another GP, or advise his breed to others who were able to meet his needs!
Sidney is a 7 month old Great Pyrenees. We got Sidney from a rescue. Sidney loves attention. He plays ball or tug of war, but if you pause he is there to give you lots of grumbles until you pick up the game again! Sidney picked us out at the rescue event. He is now 7 months old and 70 pounds.
By Robbin from Hudson, Colorado
This is a picture of my oldest baby. Spencer is a 5 yr. old Great Pyrenees. He weighs 135 lbs. and when on his hind legs, stands even with me (I'm 5'4"!) but he thinks he's a chihuahua. I got him about 3 yrs ago from a local shelter.
Rosie is 4 years old and is Great Pyrenees. About two and a half years ago, someone passed her on to us.
She likes to play with toys while you are watching her. She is a real show off. When she is not playing she likes to rest on our futon, as you can see.
She visits the local nursing home and VA Home on a regular basis. The residents love her.
By Susie Zoerner from Bay Minette, AL