Running with puppy?

by Lois Housholder
(Fort Wayne Indiana)


Other breads say to be especially careful during the puppy time to control excessive exercise....not to stress the joints. Is this true with the pyrenees?

Comments for Running with puppy?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 07, 2017
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Running with a dog
by: Donna

This is true with any dog. Do not run a pup.

That said, Pyrs are not big on running. They are absolutely bored with it. A Husky is more conducive to running.

Many breeds would be bored with running. Dogs are meant to be able to stop and sniff, meet people and other dogs, run if they want to but not because they are made to.

These are guardian livestock dogs who run at predators, bark to keep them away and hang out with the livestock but at work all the time.

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. Charlotte

    Aug 20, 18 12:53 PM

    *ADOPTION PENDING* Charlotte was one of the dogs rescued from the South Korean meat market by Humane Society International. Although she has little, if

    Read More

  2. House Training - Not understanding

    Aug 17, 18 08:02 AM

    My female great pyreene is 5 months old and just doesn't get it. She will look at me squat and pee afterjust being outside. I have a male great dane that

    Read More

  3. Seth

    Aug 13, 18 08:29 AM

    *ADOPTED* Our little man went through arthroscopic surgery on both elbows and a neuter all at the same time. Normally, we wouldn't go through elbow surgery

    Read More

  4. Dew Claws - At what age for they get them?

    Aug 12, 18 02:58 PM

    At what age do the get their double few claws?

    Read More

  5. Athena

    Aug 10, 18 09:43 AM

    This sweet 5-year old girl was surrendered to us by his very reluctant guardian. However, due to circumstances beyond his control, he let her come to us

    Read More

  6. Aggression - Resource Guarding

    Aug 06, 18 12:11 PM

    We very recently adopted a female pyr mix, she looks pure but it’s guessed that she’s also retriever or lab. We know she’s one year and three months old,

    Read More

  7. Testicles on female Pyr?

    Jul 27, 18 12:07 PM

    Can a female great pryenees female have testicals?

    Read More

  8. Bathe or not to bathe

    Jul 27, 18 12:06 PM

    We have a rescue named Duke! Not sure how old he is,but believe at least 6.He was apox 75 pounds and now is at least 120. very loving dog but does not

    Read More