Great Pyrenees Dog Breed Information

It is thought that the Great Pyrenees originated in Central Asia or Siberia and followed the Aryan migration into Europe. The breed takes his name from the mountain range in southwestern Europe, where they are used to guard flocks on the steep slopes.

In addition to its association with the peasant shepherd, the Great Pyrenees was also cherished by the nobility and appointed French court dog in the 17th century.

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