Pyrenean Shepherd typically weigh between 25 to 30 pounds, and come in both a ‘rough face’ and ‘smooth faced’ variety. To live with a Pyrenean Shepherd is to take on a highly energetic, intelligent, mischievous companion whose passion for you will be matched only by his desire to work. Be prepared to stimulate his mind and fulfill his need for activity with a challenging dog sport or some kind of flock that he can take charge of.
Common Health Conditions
- Pyrenean Shepherds are susceptible to bacterial and viral infections — the same ones that all dogs can get — such as parvo, rabies, and distemper.
- All kinds of worms and bugs can invade your Pyrenean Shepherd’s body- for example, parasites such as fleas, ticks, mites, and worms can irritate the skin and ears.
- Concerns for Pyrenean Shepherds are glandular disorders such as Cushing’s and Addison’s disease.