What we also get asked?

by Joe
(Queensland Australia)

Q: If you put a saddle on him you could ride him.
A: No

Q: He must suffer from the heat. (we live on the Gold Coast in Queensland Australia)
A: He lives in the Air-condition.

Q: He seems to be very well behaved and obedient.
A: He must be having an bad day, only joking this is our second Pyrenees and they are a beautiful dog, requiring lots of love and cuddles, but don't be fooled this dog will die protecting you from real threats or even a butterfly he does not trust.


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Aug 24, 2015
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Pyr love
by: Anonymous

Aaah...tis a beautiful thing! Someone who loves AND understands how amazing their Pyr companion truly is. Thoroughly enjoyed your submission!! Good on ya, mate!

Aug 24, 2015
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Questions
by: Donna

These are all very common question and good answers!

They do have their big coats that also insulate them from the heat. Also, digging their deep dirt pits helps immensely. A/C beats all!

Aug 24, 2015
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The lighter side
by: Ed A fron NJ

Well I've never seen a butterfly take down a Pyrenees but I guess all things in nature.

Aug 25, 2015
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The White Newf Question
by: Frank

Whenever I took my Pyr, Gus out in public, one of the questions I was asked regularly was, "Is this a white Newf?"

I always enjoyed that question. You see, I was born and raised on the island of Newfoundland, where the big, black Newfoundland dogs originated.

So, whenever I was asked that question, I would respond, with a twinkle in my eye, "No, he's not... but I am!". It always got a chuckle. And of course this always led me into a story about what Great Pyrs are all about.

I miss my Gus. He is the dog you see to the right in the picture that says, "You cannot save the world, but for the one you save, you are the world."

And for that quote, I thank Maryanne Pierce, one of our dedicated rescuers.




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