Anatolian Pyrenees

Anatolian Pyrenees

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Function:Working
Group:Working
Life Span:12-15 Years
Nicknames:No nicknames known.
Hypoallergenic:No

Anatolian Pyrenees Build Information

A cross between the Anatolian Shepherd and the Great Pyrenees, the Anatolian Pyrenees is one of the giant cross breeds. Their large frame, usually weighing in between 80 and 150 pounds, is generally covered by long, straight fur that can be black, brown, cream, red, or white in color and they have flappy ears.

Size:Giant
Length (Male):27-33 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Anatolian Pyrenees dogs are highly intelligent, independent, very gentle, protective, and loving with their owners, making for wonderful family dogs and suited for the purpose of personal protection or guarding livestock. They require a firm hand in training and plenty of exercise, doing best in environments where they have plenty of space to roam around.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Barking:Noisy
Energy Level:Very Active
Guardian Skills:Yes
Independant:Yes
Kid Friendliness:Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Cream, Light Brown, Red, White
Shedding:Constant
Grooming:High Maintenance
Coat Type:Dense

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Breed Talents and Facts

This is the perfect dog breed for guarding!

Training:Hard
Jolly for Jogging:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes
Agile/Zippy:Yes