Breeding

by Audrey
(Raleigh, NC)

I am considering adopting a Great Pyre locally. The breeder is reputable and her farm is well kept. Her female GP gave birth to 12 beautiful pups in February of this year and all were adopted quickly. She already has a waiting list for her Pyre's next 'fall-litter' of this year. Her Pyre couple stays together at all times.

Is this too soon for another healthy litter? Both parents are on site and it appears she is otherwise diligent with their care. I just want to make sure the pup I adopt will be healthy and would rather look else where if her breeding practices are not healthy.

Comments for Breeding

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Apr 08, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Adopting
by: Donna

A breeding bitch should be bred no more than twice (maybe three times) in their lifetime. Twice in a year is too many times.

If she is a reputable breeder, it means her Pyrs are registered with a recognized kennel club.

Make sure to see the lineage of her dogs. She will be ensuring she is breeding for sound temperaments and body. Also that there is no history of any types of illnesses that can be passed down to the pups.

If you do want to really adopt, there are many rescue dogs out there in need of homes. Many will even have pups. Here are two links:

http://www.carolinapyrrescue.com/

http://www.nationalpyr.org/contacts


Apr 08, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
One more time?
by: Anonymous

If she has one breeding pair and she is breeding every cycle it is way to hard on her female. My advice is to look at all the beautiful GP available for rescue right here on these pages. There are real beauties and you save a life. I adopted both mine one at 8 months and the other was five years old. I would not give up ether for the world. Now one is 8 and the other is 13. Rescue is the way to go.

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. Cass - Courtesy Posting

    Dec 06, 19 01:09 PM

    *COURTESY POSTING* 5-years old Cass is a very laid back dog, not possessive and never aggressive towards dogs or people when out on walks. He cannot

    Read More

  2. Chewing

    Dec 06, 19 06:24 AM

    My 1 yr old Pyrenees is a super chewer and finding toys is a challenge but we cope. The problem is he thinks he's part beaver and has destroyed one of

    Read More

  3. Nick and Lexi

    Dec 05, 19 08:02 AM

    DOB: 2011 We would like Nick and Lexi to be adopted together since they've been together almost their whole lives. They have only known lives as guardian

    Read More

  4. Lancelot (A.K.A. Lanny)

    Dec 02, 19 09:56 AM

    *ADOPTED* We are so happy to tell you that Lanny is staying with his foster. She absolutely loves him and we couldn't have asked for a better home for

    Read More

  5. George

    Nov 30, 19 05:16 PM

    DOB: February 02, 2013 Sweet George was found as a stray on a highway. The way he is with the goats at his foster's, we are certain he was a working

    Read More

  6. Murphy - Courtesy Posting

    Nov 30, 19 11:02 AM

    *ADOPTED* DOB: December 2015 Murphy is turning out to be a very sweet boy as he settles in and gets used to his caregivers. He's one happy boy right

    Read More

  7. waiting

    Nov 24, 19 07:42 AM

    why does my Pyrenees wait for me only. and no one else

    Read More

  8. Neutering my LGD

    Nov 24, 19 07:40 AM

    I acquired a Pyr that’s a yr and a half old and he’s been out with goats and chickens. He will be used for the same thing on my farm. He is in tact and

    Read More