Pyrenean Sheepdog

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.

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

Berger de Pyrenees

Cross between

None

Origin

France

Size

Medium
Average size - could pick up if you had to in an emergency

Exercise Needs

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

Coat

Spikey
If not hand stripped will go fluffy. If you don't pluck their fur in the old fashioned way they transform from spikey to soft.

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

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