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Breed Standards for the Great Pyrenees

 

 

General Appearance:

Elegant, imposing and majestic.

 

 

Head:

Eyes medium sized, almond shaped, head wedge shaped, not heavy, slightly rounded crown, ears small to medium, V-shaped with rounded tips.

 

 

Tail:

Well plumed

 

 

Coat:

Weather-resistant double coat consists of a dense, wooly undercoat and a long, flat, coarse outer coat.

 

 

Color:

White or white with markings of gray, badger, reddish brown, or tan.

 

 

Size:

Male: weight 100 pounds, and height 27 – 32 inches

Female: weight 85 pounds, and height 25 – 29 inches

 

 

Temperament:

A capable and imposing guardian, devoted, calm, well-mannered and somewhat serious.     


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