The Great Pyrenees is one of the world’s oldest natural breeds. This breed has been used for thousands of years to guard flocks against predators, especially wolves and bears (Clark Jr., 2012). It was not until the 1800s that they began being used as general farm dogs in France; their physical characteristics have made them useful for herding cattle. By 1964, Great Pyrenees were officially recognized by The American Kennel Club as a working group member (Clark Jr., 2012).
The Great Pyrenees is a genuinely magnificent breed, but they have been named one of the most allergy-inducing breeds by the American Kennel Club. Luckily for those who suffer from an intolerance toward these dogs due to their hair fiber being Webb and Padding, it can be managed with grooming practices that help remove allergen […]Read More