This giant fella once existed to protect sheep from wolves and other predators in the mountains of his namesake. Nowadays, a Great Pyrenees will keep you safe from just about any threat while being the biggest, softest, most-cuddly creature you can wrap your arms around.
And he’ll simply love you and your children even more for all that attention because he craves affection and admiration. Don’t we all?
Temperament: Smart, patient, calm
Height: 27-32 inches (male), 25-29 inches (female)
Weight: 100 pounds & up (male), 85 pounds & up (female)
Life expectancy: 10-12 years