Moody Pup?

I have a two month old Pyr puppy who doesn't play too much. She's very quiet but then surprises us when she starts to run around and wants to wrestle. But then she goes back into her distant faze where she just looks on bored when we try to coax her to play with us. I'm confused on how to go about having her look more "lively" as a dog and companion. She does well on walks. But when we are back at home, she just doesn't do much of anything no matter how much we try to play with her. It's like she switches on and off. What's that about? Thank you so much for reading this!

Comments for Moody Pup?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Jan 02, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Moody pup
by: Susan

Is she your first pyr? Pyr puppies are usually much calmer and more serious than most other breeds and can also have a tendency towards aloofness. She is also quite young yet and will likely get a bit more lively in a month or two. As long as your vet says she's healthy, there is nothing to worry about.

Jan 05, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
a very important part of gp puppies
by: Ed A from NJ

I just wanted to mention your baby is just that, so young that it is far to early to expect much. But I have really great news for you. Your little girl will be a puppy for every bit of 2 years! It takes that long for them to physically develop and I believe another full year after that to mentally mature. In the first two years her body goes though some fun stages, clumsy, gawky, thin and lanky. Of course they end up stately and beautiful. I would also recommend highly finding a vet that understands both large breed dogs and Pyrenees.

If you are nurturing your little girl do not rush. It takes them longer to mature and early neutering will be quite destructive to her. Do your research! I didn't have Beau early neutered I waited until he was 18 months old. Boy did it pay off. He is 8 and the picture of health. I should mention my girl Buttercup was done the same way and at 12 she shows no sign of slowing down. Both also have great hips. The dogs are not related nor from the same breeder so I believe good food keeping them trim and later neuter along with them being indoor sleepers is helping them along the road to health. I do admit I am very devoted to them. Relax keep an eye on her and enjoy the long strange trip your on.

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. Wally

    Jan 25, 22 03:55 PM

    Wally, a rescue, came to us in September 2011. The story is that he was picked up in Wisconsin, wandering, and never claimed. He ended up at GPCSO.

    Read More

  2. Courtesy Posting - Noah

    Jan 23, 22 11:59 AM

    *ADOPTED* About Available - Noah Adoption Fee: $450 English Setter / Pyr mix DOB: March 2021 Location: Texas at present but he will be moving (see

    Read More

  3. Scared of everything

    Jan 22, 22 09:29 AM

    We adopted a Anatolian Pyrenees (Anatolian Shepherd/Great Pyrenees) at 12 weeks old. She is totally afraid of everything. We've tried everything we know

    Read More

  4. Guarding Instinct?

    Jan 22, 22 09:17 AM

    My Great Pyr will not come inside any building I am working in on the farm unless I have company. If I am in the barn or machine shed, no matter how cold

    Read More

  5. Courtesy Posting - Luna

    Jan 14, 22 03:12 PM

    D.O.B. May 06, 2019 Location: Ottawa Due to her size, children over 12 only. This big white fluffy mix is good with children, and other animals including

    Read More

  6. Shelby

    Jan 08, 22 09:43 AM

    *ADOPTED* This girl has found a new home with canine companions and a family who loves her to bits. D.O.B. December 11, 2015 Shelby is a big white fluffy

    Read More

  7. Rolling

    Dec 20, 21 05:29 PM

    Why do they roll onto their backs (all the time). Thanks.

    Read More

  8. Buddy

    Dec 20, 21 09:50 AM

    *ADOPTION PENDING* DOB: November 15, 2018 Located in Erin, ON A farmer asked a good neighbour for some help to get sweet Buddy rehomed to a good and

    Read More