Skin color

Is pink skin a common trait? Mine has pinkish skin and lots of brown beauty marks...?

Comments for Skin color

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 20, 2017
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
interesting question
by: Anonymous

This question intrigued me, so I checked out my Pyr. He has some grey along his shoulders and sure enough, the skin under there was also a bit darker. Not grey exactly, but there is a definite pigment change compared to skin under the white portion of his coat.
As to why, I can only think this coloration could have something to do with the presence of ancient genetics, with all of that culminating in this breed's appearance at the present day.

Sep 20, 2017
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
P.S.
by: Anonymous

I would just like to add this one little thing to my post: pink skin can sometimes be prone to melanoma(s).
It may be a good idea to keep a careful watch of your dog's 'spots'....if they change, become darker, raised, or irregular in shape do take your dog to your vet without delay. Taking this precaution may save his life.

Feb 06, 2019
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Skin Colour
by: Wendy

I’m trying to ID the breed of my sweet big girl, Blue. She is either a Great Pyrenees or Kuvasz. Because her tummy is a soft pinkish white with dappled areas of grey and she is Snow White, double coated as well as the other traits of a Pyrenees. I’ve learned that a Kuvasz has solid dark skin and possibly a Pyrenees can have skin that has light pigmentation with dappled areas of a darker pigment. Blue came from a puppy mill that was shut down. The dogs were dispersed to several non kill shelters; that’s where I adopted Blue. She’s now 2 1/2 years old and the most amazing, loving and loyal dog I’ve ever had. I’m smitten with my Blue bear.

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. Protective

    Nov 19, 20 07:00 AM

    I have a 5-month-old Mel great Pyrenees named Koda. We've had him since he was 12 weeks old and are absolutely amazed by how quickly he was able to work

    Read More

  2. Darby

    Nov 18, 20 02:29 PM

    This beautiful young year-old Maremma needs to have his confidence built up. We are working on this and is to be continued by his new people. He is fearful

    Read More

  3. Sunny

    Nov 18, 20 02:26 PM

    *ADOPTION PENDING* This young white fluffy mix is a sweet girl who is typical of her primary breed. She gets along with other dogs with proper introduction.

    Read More

  4. Dewclaws - Single and Double

    Nov 18, 20 12:08 PM

    I got three pups from a breeder and 2 of the pups have double dew claws in the back but the 1 only has single dewclaw in the back how is this possible

    Read More

  5. Oliver

    Nov 09, 20 12:45 PM

    Congratulations to Oliver and his family. He has been officially adopted! DOB: March 30, 2019 This big white fluffy––Maremma maybe Retriever cross––came

    Read More

  6. Tucker

    Nov 09, 20 10:06 AM

    Tucker is a 2 year old Great Pyrenees who is a wonderful pet. He enjoys the park and long walks so he can sniff everything. He is our big baby who watches

    Read More

  7. Lying down

    Nov 06, 20 06:18 PM

    When all of the Pyrenees dogs that we have owned and raised lye down, they flop down loud and hard every time. Why? They are quiet otherwise.

    Read More

  8. Alice

    Oct 30, 20 05:04 PM

    Dear pyr rescue, I am greatly saddened to let you know that Alice passed away in October 2019 at the age of 10 years and 4 months. It has been over a

    Read More