“Is This the Breed For You”, from the Great Pyrenees Club of America.
(refer to the table of contents on the left of the page)
So...You are considering getting a Pyr
Thoughts to ponder before deciding
What Do You Call a Pyr off Leash--GONE
Vital information for anyone with a pyr.
A Comparison of Traits of Responsible Breeders and Backyard Breeders
over 100 links to Great Pyrenees related sites
A vast assortment of articles on numerous Pyr related topics
Dog show statistics from the AKC, compiled quarterly, starting in 1933; info about Judges and multiple links to breeders and other Pyr misc.
which suggests that “the alpha roll” may not always be the best course to follow in establishing dominance.
Links to articles on training and behavior.
Humor, health, training, chat lists etc.
Are these big dogs right for you???
Typical Great Pyrenees Behavior
Prys doing "their thing"
Extensive Pyr info
A Rescue Mom's tribute to her beloved Pyr.
Livestock Guardian Dogs
Numerous LGD articles.
Information about most of the LGD breeds
The following books offer insight into Dog Behavior and POSITIVE Reinforcement Training
So Your Dog's Not Lassie: Tips for Training Difficult Dogs and Independent Breeds,
by Betty Fisher, Suzanne Delzio
The Other End of the Leash, by Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D
(Note: I have done a personal telephone consult with Ms. McConnell, and found her extremely kind and helpful.)
Bones Would Rain From the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs,
by Suzanne Clothier
(learn more about these books and read the reviews at www.Amazon.com )
Great Pyrenees Rescue
National Great Pyrenees Rescue works with many smaller Pyr rescue groups to help facilitate Pyrs and Pyr mixes being placed in loving and appropriate homes. This site also includes a listing of Pyr rescue groups all over the country
Why On Earth Would Anyone Want to Adopt a Rescue Dog