can they survive in temperatures at about 29 °

Can great Pyrenees survive in temperatures at about 29°?

Comments for can they survive in temperatures at about 29 °

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Nov 26, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
plus or minus?
by: Anonymous

"Survival", period, should not be your goal for your Pyrenees. Ever. They deserve much more than that.
That said, given proper shelter from extreme temps, companion animals to aid for warmth in the minus temps., good ventilation and shade in the plus temps....your Pyr can survive. But he will not thrive. His life will be diminished, much shorter and very harsh.
Will you expect your Pyr to exist in this manner? I sincerely hope not.



Nov 26, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Termperature
by: Donna

Yes, they can survive providing they have a cool place to live. If they are a working dog, they need to have the shade of trees under which to stay cool. Or, just somewhere to go to get away from the heat.

If a companion dog, they don't need much exercise especially if it is a humid heat. If you walk your dog a lot, you'll see how they manage after the walk. If it takes them a long time to cool down, keep exercise to a minimum.

Also, make sure to brush them out weekly to keep the coat from matting (along with the ear cleaning and nail trimming) and allow their coat to breathe.

Nov 26, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
a cool day
by: Ed A from NJ

I have to fight with mine to get him in the house he loves cold weather and if it is snowing forget it I have to close the doggie door or I never get him to stay in. Short answer yes they can but I don't let him stay out long in that

Nov 26, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
temperatures
by: Anonymous

That's a little below o)Celcius so yes. But be reasonable and make sure they have a nice cosy and warm place out of the rain and wind, water (or fresh snow, accent on fresh and not soot-covered), good covering of dry straw on the floor of the shelter.

after all, you aren't supposed to deliberately put them in unfavourable conditions!

Why, exactly, are you asking? Are there Pyrs in that situation that need help?

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. Teddy

    Jan 29, 23 11:37 AM

    DOB: October 2021 (1 year and 3 months) Location: Erin, Ontario He is small at about 60 lbs, although he will put some weight on as he matures. Single

    Read More

  2. Arthur

    Jan 15, 23 08:50 AM

    DOB: 16. September 2021 Location: Erin, Ontario Please do not take dogs to dog parks as not all people are as responsible as you are. Find some like-minded

    Read More

  3. Happy

    Jan 15, 23 08:10 AM

    We found Happy walking up the centerline of Hwy 281 in Kansas. He looked depressed—walking slowly—like a hobo in search of a meal. He was covered in

    Read More

  4. Twiggy

    Dec 20, 22 01:20 PM

    *ADOPTED* She is in a home built for Pyrs! Location: Erin, Ontario D.O.B: July 8, 2022 An experienced Pyr adopter required. Children over 12 only.

    Read More

  5. Magik

    Nov 05, 22 12:53 PM

    My wife and I lost both of our great pyr’s in the last two years and just found a 9 week old great pyr pup we named her magik . People don’t understand

    Read More

  6. Barry

    Oct 08, 22 01:22 PM

    *ADOPTED* DOB: June 15, 2020 Location: Erin, Ontario Barry, who is very exuberant in his love of life, needs a new family who will make him a part of

    Read More

  7. Courtesy Post - Marley

    Oct 02, 22 01:21 PM

    Sadly, he squeezed through the gate to go after a member of his livestock got through. RIP, Marley. *ADOPTION* DOB: August 8, 2019 Location: London

    Read More

  8. Tina

    Oct 01, 22 06:12 PM

    D.O.B. July 12, 2017 Located in Erin, Ontario This sweetheart Great Pyr is looking for an experienced Pyr person. She will go to a home with children

    Read More