More than two Pyr's?

We have a beautiful 3 1/2 yo male Pyr and a 2 yo female. They are both wonderful dogs (although the female is much cheekier than the male who is very laid back. Both are inside babies. We are considering adding one more to the family but we don't know if we would be better off to add in a female or a male.

Comments for More than two Pyr's?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Nov 08, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
More than two?
by: Donna

You can add a third but no guarantee that if male, the two males will get along nor if you get a female, that the two females will get along. In my opinion, you should leave it at two.

If you insist on getting a third, and it's a pup, you should be okay for awhile. Once pup reaches seven months and on, only then will you discover whether or not everyone will get along.

You will need to keep an eye on them. Fights can break out if the chemistry isn't right between all the dogs. It can get messy.

Usually, people will ask if they should get a male or female to go with their one present Pyr. In that scenario, always get the opposite sex.

Nov 08, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
some day bloody someday
by: Ed A from NJ

You can have as many females as you like but let me warn you males are not a good idea to have more then one. Maybe not right away but most likely down the road there is going to be a fight even if only one seems alpha. They are very aggressive when they need to be and the fight with all be really bad and they will not come apart easy (trust me I been a there). Even then they won't hurt you on purpose but when fur is fling you don't want to temp fate. Enjoy your boy but get a second female.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Great Pyrenees Questions.








Breaking News

  1. Pooping everywhere

    Feb 20, 18 01:04 PM

    We adopted a apox. 6 year old, Had him now a few mouths; was doing well after being a little destructive at fist.We walk 3 times a day,as she wife is home

    Read More

  2. Morgan

    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

    Read More

  3. Eating as guardian livestock dogs in mountains

    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

    Read More

  4. Outside preference

    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

    Read More

  5. Eyes Run

    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

    Read More

  6. Playing or not

    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

    Read More

  7. Emma Lee My Love, My Best Friend

    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

    Read More

  8. Yogi

    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

    Read More