Pyr / Poodle / Lab cross

by David Clinton-Stroud
(Atlanta)

I just got a puppy Pyredoodle and her dew claws are very floppy. They aren’t like those of a regular Great Pyrenees I don’t think. They don’t seem to be attached by bone. I have read on several Pyredoodle breeders websites that they remove them a few days after birth but mine did not. I will have to wait until I have her spayed but should I go ahead and do it? She’s already caught one in a hedge and it bled profusely.

Comments for Pyr / Poodle / Lab cross

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Jul 11, 2018
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Dew Claws
by: Donna

You have a mix breed from a backyard breeder. Only purebreds or a full Pyr have two dewclaws/pad per dew claw on the hind leg. Ethical and reputable breeders never mix breeds.

The kind of dewclaws your dog has is a result of the mixed breeding.

Breeds are bred for a purpose. When people start mixing breeds, you don't know what you will get when they mature as far as characteristics.

Dewclaws should never be removed. They are there for a purpose. Kind of like our thumbs. Keep them trimmed and you should never have a problem. That said, if they do continue to get caught, you may have to have them, unfortunately, removed.

Enjoy your pup.

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. Barry

    Oct 04, 22 07:49 AM

    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 their lives,

    Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Hendricks

    Oct 01, 22 03:42 PM

    *ADOPTED* We didn't even get a chance to post Hendricks as we found a suitable adopter who had already sent in an adoption application. His short story:

    Read More

  5. Sky

    Sep 26, 22 08:46 AM

    *On Hold* DOB: June 17, 2021 Location: Dashwood, Ontario Kids: Yes Dogs: Yes (we always recommend the opposite sex in the home as not all dogs of the

    Read More

  6. Sophie

    Sep 13, 22 01:43 PM

    *ADOPTED* DOB: Guesstimate 2012 - 10-years-old Located in Erin, ON Sweet Sophie was surrendered to a shelter after her owner died. We brought her into

    Read More

  7. Kevin

    Aug 26, 22 07:46 PM

    Kevin is a 9-year-old mix with maybe Retriever in him.We are still learning more about him. This is what we have so far: We think he has not had much

    Read More

  8. Courtesy Posting - Peter

    Aug 25, 22 10:04 AM

    *ADOPTED* Location: London area *Pyr-experienced home only* This handsome boy is 3-years-old. He was found as a stray. Peter will do great as a working

    Read More