Great Pyredane

Great Pyredane

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Function:Guard
Group:Working
Life Span:8-12 Years

Great Pyredane Build Information

The Great Pyredane is a giant hybrid dog made from the crossing of the Great Dane and the Great Pyrenees. They can reach up to 32 inches and weigh in close to 120 pounds. Their coat may be either short and thick or long and straight, depending on which parent they take after, and are typically found in variations of black, tan, blue, brow, gray, and red color mixtures.

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

Behaviour and Personality

Great Pyredanes are known to be very friendly, loving and loyal dogs that can be great family additions. They are gentle and patient enough to play with children, but should be supervised due to their large size. Both intelligent and eager to please, Great Pyredanes train up well under a firm and consistent training. These dogs fair better in homes with a large yard and require daily walks to stay healthy.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Guardian Skills:Yes
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Black & White, Chocolate, Cream, Gold, Light Brown, Salt & Pepper, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Soft

Great Pyredane Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Easy
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes