Pyrenees Mountain

Breed: Pyrenees Mountain

Family: Molossoid mountain type

Nationality: France

Weight (kg): 45 - 60
Size (cm): 65 - 81
Hair type: medium long and rough

Color Standards: White with or without gray stains

Origin and History: The distant ancestors of this breed are Tibetan Mastiffs who were introduced to Europe during the Asian invasions. The Pyrenees mountain has been known since the 17th century.

Personality: It is a dog that has a rather independent character, but they are still affectionate with his master and very sweet with the children. It tends to be dominant, so a firm and early education is essential.

Known health issues: Elbow and hip dysplasia, patella luxation, cataract, entropion, haemorrhage, spinal disorders and sensitivity to anesthesia.

Note: They need a lot of space and exercise, they cannot stand being locked up.