To all our members and visitors - Welcome to GPCSO, Great Pyrenees Club of Southern Ontario, and to our new website. Our Club is dedicated to the Great Pyrenees Mountain Dog and we trust that our site provides an information vehicle allowing you to enhance your appreciation of this magnificent breed.
GPCSO is a non-profit organization, affiliated with the Canadian Kennel Club. We actively promote the Great Pyr to the general public and we are involved in the rescue of abandoned or abused Pyrs.
Please read our Club's Constitution and our Club's Bylaws.
Our website is focused on providing the following services:
(a) informing the public of this magnificent breed;
(b) offering a forum for our members to express their thoughts;
(c) offering a forum for fun pictures of our beloved animals;
(d) providing useful and up-dated information to new and old owners about the care of their Pyr;
(e) providing general information about up-coming events;
(f) posting of our current newsletters and archive of past newsletters; and
(g) providing a forum for breeders, kennels and related dog businesses to advertise their services.
In addition, the site is focused on providing access to our Rescue Centre with access to up-dated Rescue information detailing the current dogs that we have available for placement, and how you can adopt one.
Members in our club enjoy social events where our dogs and their owners can get together to discuss our common goals, exchange ideas and generally socialize. A lot of this comprises bragging about our dogs, exchanging stories of their latest escapades and watching them interact. Life long friendships have been forged in this way.
Although we are scattered geographically, we are all bound by our love of this wonderful breed. It is always a joy to run into another owner and Pyr people will spend hours talking with new owners about their dogs. In addition, it is great to see each other during Dog shows or Specialties here in Canada or in the United States.
GPCSO is a way to keep informed, involved and in contact with other like minded Great Pyr lovers. If you are not a member, there is so much to learn and we have so much to share. Membership fees run from $15.00 to $43.00 per year… less than many of us spend in the coffee shop each month.
Why not join the club now?
This is your website. It is a communication vehicle to allow you to keep in touch with club activities and provide you an opportunity to share your experiences with your Pyr. We hope that you will take advantage of it by providing pictures, information etc., to let every member know what is happening in your life and that of your Pyr. It’s our site… let’s grow it together.
Carol Graham - President/Rescue
Lin Walmsley - Vice President
Sue Vilhauer - Treasurer
Agnes Sekutowski - Director
Jeanette Smith - A/Secretary/Newsletter
Feb 15, 18 06:29 PM
We are pleased to announce Morgan will be staying with us as a companion to twelve year old, Boo, who came to us in 2009. Morgan is 10-years old. He
Feb 15, 18 05:44 AM
I saw a doc on tv about the Pyrenees from puppies to adults. It said they spend their days guarding the sheep but made no mention about their food as to
Feb 13, 18 06:29 PM
Our Ava has always loved outside, but in the past she has come inside with us after a walk, or when we called her to come in from the yard she would come
Feb 12, 18 03:05 PM
My female GP almost 2 just got spayed. I notice in the corner of both eyes have some liquid running down the nose side. She didn't have this when we took
Feb 11, 18 01:06 PM
I have two Great Pyrenees 8 months old. Brother and sister. The male seems to be playing? but extremely roughly at times. I am concerned that they are
Feb 09, 18 05:28 AM
We got Emma Lee as my father did not have patience for this little fluffball pup. For the past 10 years she has been by my side, kids all grown, youngest
Feb 08, 18 04:01 PM
It is with the deepest sadness we let you know Yogi has joined Venus. They are resting together just as they always did. Yogi did not have the benefits
Feb 08, 18 05:29 AM
Bella is 3 and the light of my life...she has been there for me through all my triumphs and tragedies...she is truly an incredible spirit...she is spooky