It worked as an active herder together with. A great pyrenees and german shepherd mix is loyal intelligent and protective.
They are related to several other large white european livestock guardian.
Great pyrenees german shepherd dog. The great pyrenees german shepherd is a mixed breed dog. Pyrs today are mellow companions. The pyrenean shepherd known in france originally and also in non akc registries such as the ukc as the berger des pyrénées and in spain as the pastor de los pirineos is a medium small breed of dog native to the pyrenees mountains in southern france and northern spain bred since at least medieval times for herding livestock especially sheep.
Hexi is an adoptable dog great pyrenees german shepherd dog mix searching for a forever family near madras or. Use petfinder to find adoptable pets in your area. This mix will be a large dog with a fluffy coat.
These dogs can either have one great pyrenees and one german shepherd parent or have parents who are mixes of these breeds themselves. As mentioned it can be rather difficult to predict what a shepnees can look or behave like. He is however just as vigilant in protecting his family home.
The great pyrenees is not as well known as the german shepherd. They should be very slightly longer than they are tall have a level back and balanced front and rear angulation. The great pyrenees german shepherd mix is a cross between a purebred german shepherd and a purebred great pyrenees.
The great pyrenees is a large thickly coated and immensely powerful working dog bred to deter sheep stealing wolves and other predators on snowy mountaintops. As late as 1874 the breed was not completely standardized in appearance with two major subtypes recorded the western and the eastern. They can grow from 25 to 32 inches tall weighing anywhere from 80 to over 100 pounds.
The general impression a great pyrenees should impart is a huge sturdy yet elegant dog. And the breed s name in the u s. They are so big i know they look big.
The german shepherd comes in a fairly wide range of sizes depending on which line the dog is from. The great pyrenees is a large loyal dog that has a stubborn streak. The pyrenean mountain dog known as the great pyrenees in north america is a large breed of dog used as a livestock guardian dog it should not be confused with the pyrenean mastiff.
Either the great pyrenees or german shepherd traits can be dominant with any puppy. German shepherds originated in germany. In europe however they are actually called pyrenean mountain dogs and the.
The breed is currently ranked as the 66 th most popular dog breed in america in 2020. Thus to cover all your bases you have to get a better idea of what the individual parents are like. The great pyrenees german shepherd parents.