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Pyrenean Shepherds

Size: Small / Medium

Weight: 55 - 75 lbs.

Height: 22" or less"

Life Span: 15 - 17 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: n/a

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Companion

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

No special exercise requirements.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.

Temperament

The Pyrenean Shepherd is highly energetic, intelligent and mischievous

Compatibility with Kids

Great with kids as long as it's raised with them

History

Pyrenean Shepherds originated in the Pyrenees Mountains of France where they herded flocks. They are the smallest of the French herding dogs. In the 19th century some shepherds found work herding flocks in America and brought along a few Pyrenean Shepherds. It's is believed they lent a helping hand in the development of the Australian Shepherd.