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

Summary
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 DogTime.com

Cold tolerance:
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Dog friendly:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Easy to groom:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
General health:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Good for new owners:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Need for exercise:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Energy Level:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Average:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)