excessive fur coat

by Joyce Snider
(LaFayette, Ga USA)

My pyrenees has way too much fur. She has a very large mane of fur. Excessive fur on back legs as well. Much, much more than my other pyrenees dogs.

Comments for excessive fur coat

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

May 20, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Coat
by: Donna

That's okay! It's great insulation for them in winter and summer. Never shave double-coated dogs. The outer coat gets wet and keeps the sun off their skin, the undercoat stays dry.

We would be hot with a coat this big but not dogs. They sweat through their paw pads and by panting.

Keep your Pyr well-brushed once a week with a slicker brush and comb to keep him free of mats and the skin healthy.

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. Leash training

    Oct 22, 20 07:26 AM

    I rescued an 11 month old Great Pyrenees. I know the previous owner did nothing good for this dog. No shots, neutering, or microchip either. Never had

    Read More

  2. Oliver

    Oct 20, 20 08:37 AM

    DOB: March 30, 2019 This big white fluffy––Maremma maybe Retriever cross ––came to us from an Ontario SPCA as he wasn't doing well in that setting. This

    Read More

  3. Legs, back

    Oct 17, 20 03:39 PM

    My puppy is about 4 months old and her back paws are turned out (think 2 o'clock angle). Should I worry? Otherwise she is healthy and super active.

    Read More

  4. Feeding Raw Cost

    Oct 13, 20 06:47 AM

    How do we evaluate the investment in food if we choose to feed them on raw?

    Read More

  5. Shedding

    Oct 10, 20 06:21 PM

    My almost 2 year old female Pyranese is shedding so bad..locks are coming out. Why is she shedding like this..this time of year

    Read More

  6. Leaning into me

    Oct 07, 20 12:34 PM

    My great Pyrenees, who I rescued in January, is probably the sweetest dog I’ve ever had—and I bred Labrador Retrievers for 30 years. My question is he

    Read More

  7. Shep/Pyr Cross Pups

    Oct 05, 20 07:35 AM

    What happens if a great Pyrenees gets a German shepherd pregnant

    Read More

  8. Clyde lost his Bonnie

    Oct 04, 20 04:22 PM

    Hi! We have an eight year old male (Clyde)who lost his companion Bonnie about a year and a half ago to cancer. He is a working dog who stays outside

    Read More