Pyrenean Sheepdog (Smooth Faced)

KC Pedigree, Medium

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

The herding skills of the Pyrenean Sheepdog were often used alongside the guarding skills of the Pyrenean Mountain Dog. The smooth-faced variety is said to be less wary of strangers than its long-haired relative.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Anyone looking for an extremely active breed. The Pyrenean Sheepdog has been described as a 'ball of fire'!

Not the best for ...

Anyone looking for a 'Yes' dog. Pyrenean Sheepdogs are independent characters by nature.

Aliases

None

Cross between

None

Origin

France

Size

Medium
A bit smaller than a Labrador.

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Jacket and skinny trousers
Any feathering can get knotty. Some coats self-clean by depositing mud all over the kitchen floor.

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

15 years

Good first dog?

No

Trustpilot

Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

Featured in
Daily Mirror
Pet Gazette
BBC Radio 4
Evening Standard

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