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Breed Standards for the Great Pyrenees



General Appearance:

Elegant, imposing and majestic.




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




Well plumed




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




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




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

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




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

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