This gentle giant lives up to his reputation for beauty and a steady temperament.

Vital Stats

Height: 25 to 32 inches at shoulder
Weight: 85 to 160 pounds
Coat: medium-length and silky
Life span: 10 to 12 years or more

The Great Pyrenees’s goal in life is to protect sheep, goats, livestock, people, children, grass, flowers, the moon, the lawn furniture, bird feeders, and any real or imaginary predators that may intrude on your personal space. Oh yeah, and to give, give, and give unconditional love.

Anyone who has seen this stunning white dog becomes enamored. What’s not to like? He has a strong build, a beautiful, thick coat, and he exudes elegance and majesty. One look and you can see the intelligence and steady temperament that many seek in a family dog. Full Great Pyrenees profile on

[usrlist “Cold tolerance:5” “Compatible with kids:4” “Dog friendly:4” “Tendency to bark or howl:4” “Apartment appropriate:3” “Sensitivity:3” “Ease at being home alone:3” “Easy to groom:3” “Friendly toward strangers:3” “General health:2” “Good for new owners:2” “Heat Tolerance:2” “Need for exercise:2” “Energy Level:2”]