Shedding

by Michael
(Cedarville Michigan)

It's December 12th and Buddy is beginning to shed fur like it's May . Seems that his winter coat came a little late, but what do I know. We are in northern Michigan and it's been unseasonably warm this fall. Does this seem okay?
Buddy is a male eighteen months. Also he spends a lot of time in the house.
Thanks folks.

Comments for Shedding

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Dec 13, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Shedding
by: Donna

It's unreasonably warm in Ottawa, too. I expect that the dogs are a little messed up with this weather.

Do not fear. If it's that warm, he certainly doesn't want to carry around a huge winter coat right now. Animals have a better handle on the weather than we do.

Get out your slicker brush and comb and starting grooming.

If he likes to spend time outside, let him out (providing you have at least 5 foot secure fencing). You'll have, perhaps, less hair to clean up in the house.


Feb 12, 2016
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Shedding
by: Thelma

It's February 2016. We have a bro/sis pair of Great Pyrs just over a year old that have started shedding in huge clumps. I literally just filled a plastic grocery bag with hair from my boy alone!

We are in No California and currently are having a bout of spring-like weather, although even when it has rained it hasn't gotten that cold at all.

Good to know this is quite normal for them. Kind of spooked by the comment above of a woman's Grt Pyr having Addison disease. I'll look into that just to be on the safe side.

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. Shelby

    Oct 17, 21 03:48 PM

    D.O.B. December 11, 2015 Shelby is a big white fluffy mix. Maybe she is the girl for you. Shelby is very smart. She jumps for the opportunity for a walk,

    Read More

  2. Odin

    Oct 17, 21 03:22 PM

    Odin is a 14 month old white fluffy. *ADOPTED* From his family: Odin is the sweetest boy. He absolutely never hesitated to show us that he needed us

    Read More

  3. Kobi

    Oct 15, 21 08:59 AM

    *Courtesy Posting* DOB: 17. March 2020 Located in Maple, Ontariobr Kobi is an extremely intelligent, happy, healthy 16 month old white fluffy. He is

    Read More

  4. Walk about in the woods

    Oct 09, 21 07:10 PM

    We rescued our female ivy 4 year old and has been with us for 2 1/2 years. We rescued a GP / Caucasian shepherd/ Tibetan mastif male sully 1 year old and

    Read More

  5. Molly

    Oct 03, 21 01:41 PM

    *ADOPTION PENDING* Congratulations to her new family! She lives with children and her guiding people. Her family and Molly are learning together. Her

    Read More

  6. Chewing Kibble

    Oct 02, 21 01:47 PM

    Hello, I have a 7 year old great Pyrenees. I don't buy expensive dog food, I buy hard Purina for smaller dogs. If I buy hard food for adult dogs, she

    Read More

  7. Tina

    Sep 29, 21 09:22 AM

    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

  8. Male Pyr leads females away from job

    Sep 21, 21 10:53 AM

    We have an older male who was the lone guardian of our sheep for several years. He needed help to protect the sheep from coyotes so now we have a nine

    Read More