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Reader Stories: Living with a Great Pyrenees

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The Great Pyrenees is a large, majestic dog with a hard-working spirit and a gentle disposition. The breed is intelligent and very loyal to its family. Here's a profile of the breed that describes common characteristics of Great Pyranees. But like people, each dog is unique. If you own a Great Pyranees, we'd like to know more about your pet. Your story will help prospective owners decide whether a Great Pyranees is the right pet for them.

Frankie, Courageous and Gentle

..a great addition to our family. She is calm and sweet with everyone in our household, including our ginger tabby cat, our bird, and my mother in law's Yorkie mix dog. She is not so tolerant of visi…More

Gentle and Affectionate Ginger

gentle and very affectonate, was good with all people. I am very sad and miss her very much. She meant so much to our family. When I come home at night there is no one there to greet. It feels so emp…More

Beautiful, Wonderful Diamond

Beautiful!!!Wonderful!!! I will never get a small dog again. I had two boston terriers and couldn't train them for nothing to go outside i got her and she trained herself very smart dog! get a 6 ft f…More

Princess, Our Big Giant Cotton Ball

I would describe Princess as a dog that had been abused by her former owners and when I adopted her she did have a few accidents in the house but I was very patient and loved on her and would tell he…More

My Handsone Bojangles

Having a fun-loving personality. He definitely has a mind of his own. He is very intelligent and understands conversations my husband and I have especially when they are concerning him. He can also b…More

Patch, Big White Ball of Love

A big white ball of beauty! He is submissive and calm except when he darts out the dog door and barks, barks, barks. Sometimes he barks nonstop in the house...and this is a metallic deep bark! So far…More

Patch is a Delight

a real joy. His personality is so low-key. His BFF, a female Rottweiler, is always at his side. When he was sick a week ago, after receiving his shots, the rottweiler sat at his side all day, refusin…More

Norman & Petey, Sweet, Intelligent Great Pyrenees Dogs

Norman is a high energy lovable extrovert. Norman is now one year old and about 80lbs.Petey was a gentle, loving, protective introvert. Petey passed from Bone cancer and hip problems last summer we s…More

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