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Helping our Great Pyrenees companions who have been left out in the cold or suffer from abuse. Tips & information on resources and rescue articles.
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To Stop The Barking, You Must Know THIS

To Stop The  Barking, You Must Know THIS | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
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Know your dog, get to understand his language.

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Tweet from @ksimon82399

Tweet from @ksimon82399 | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
All I want in life is a Great Pyrenees dog. ����❤️ http://t.co/CgmWruMEEa
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Me too but you can't only have just one!

 

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Why you don't shave a Pyr

Why you don't shave a Pyr | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it

And this is one reason we recommend that you DO NOT shave a Pyr. This is Shadrack, he was clipped way too close back in January and his hair on the "saddle" isn't growing back very well (and not at all in two spots, the real dark spot is completely bare).

This is indicative of a dog with low thyroid so we are having test run to be sure. He just had a bath so you can see clearly the difference between the two areas and also how dark the skin is underneath (another indicator.

This can also happen with a low-normal thyroid as well and you won't know it until the haircut doesn't grow back.

Because of this, he can sunburn easily and also can't handle colder weather as well. Don't shave your Pyrs, the coat is double insulated and they can handle both the heat and the cold. He can't now...

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Donate Now! Montana Rose Wilcox is raising money for help gringo the great pyrenees

Donate Now! Montana Rose Wilcox is raising money for help gringo the great pyrenees | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
My sweet dog Gringo is fighting for his life. Somehow he got a hole in his diaphragm which caused his intestines and his liver to migrate into his chest. We think he may have got hit by a car or hurt while protecting his heard of goats.
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champoegcreamery's photo on Instagram (Our fully pastured pack of Great Pyrenees - high in omega 3's!
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Family still searching for answers after dog's death - Clayton County Register

Family still searching for answers after dog's death - Clayton County Register | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
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Family still searching for answers after dog's death
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Great Pyrenees Buck (sitting), pictured with brother Billy, was shot and killed in the yard of his home outside McGregor a month ago.
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Let's Help to Adopt! 2

Let's Help to Adopt! 2 | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
Meet Armani, 12 wk old Great Pyrenees puppy w/ a thick wooly weather resistant. ARMANI will do extremely well in colder northern climates. He's social & plays great w/ other puppies, haven't had him around cats.
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How to keep my 7 mo pyr busy during day?? - GreatPyr.com ...

This forum is all about the behavior and temperament of the great Pyrenees.
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Characters, all!
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U develops app to find lost dogs | The Daily Utah Chronicle

U develops app to find lost dogs | The Daily Utah Chronicle | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
U develops app to find lost dogs: The U’s Software Development Center developed a free iPhone app called Findi... http://t.co/uuQuVSgOiZ
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If it works, this will be a great item to help find homes IF people will take time to do the up front registration.

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Guide dog owners 'denied access'

Guide dog owners 'denied access' | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
Guide dog owners are being illegally refused access to shops, restaurants and transport, research suggests.

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People just don't get it, these are wrking dogs and have the right to access.

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Tja - er man udsatte så kan man aldrig forvente at blive behandlet godt eller lige !

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Er man udsatte kan man aldrig forvente at blive behandlet godt eller lige

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What is a Livestock Guard Dog? - Mother Earth News

What is a Livestock Guard Dog? - Mother Earth News | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
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What is a Livestock Guard Dog?
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I receive lots of questions, phone calls and emails from folks interested in obtaining a livestock guard dog. Usually they already know what a livestock guard dog is, but not always.

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Great Pyenees are Guardians!  (Certainly mine)  :)

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The lost dog business gets an upgrade with facial recognition and ...

The lost dog business gets an upgrade with facial recognition and ... | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
Two apps designed to make finding your lost dog more quickly and easily have been launched in the past month, one using facial recognition technology and the other incorporating Google Maps GPS data.
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Be sure to add this App to your phone when it is available!

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Petfinder Adoptable Dog | Great Pyrenees | Saint Joseph, MO | #26625 GIDEON

Petfinder Adoptable Dog | Great Pyrenees | Saint Joseph, MO | #26625 GIDEON | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
#26625 GIDEON is an adoptable Great Pyrenees Dog in Saint Joseph, MO. GIDEON is a 1 year old, Great Pyrenees that weighs in at 75 lbs. He's very gentle and easy to handle. If you're a large dog lover,...
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Great Pyrenees mix available for adoption ~ #rescue #shelter #share BJC Animal Control in Birmingham, Alabama http://t.co/FgpMrxdYXw
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Grooming can help keep your pet healthy Mar 27,2014 03:20 pm - McPherson Sentinel

Grooming can help keep your pet healthy Mar 27,2014 03:20 pm - McPherson Sentinel | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
Grooming can help keep your pet healthy Mar 27,2014 03:20 pm
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My biggest ones top out at about 160 pounds, the St. Bernards and Great Pyrenees. I get a lot of those in the summer. Yes, there are some big puppies out there.
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newmanmichael's photo on Instagram (We got a new Great Pyrenees livestock guardian dog and named her Sochi.
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A livestock guardian dog, LGD, is not a... - Lagniappe Farm Alpacas | Facebook

A livestock guardian dog, LGD, is not a guard dog. Our LGD, Mia, is a Great Pyrenees which has a history of being one of the best guardians around. With... (A livestock guardian dog, LGD, is not a guard dog.
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richouzrich's photo on Instagram (The Great Pyrenees is a capable and imposing guardian, devoted to its family, and somewhat wary of… http://t.co/0xplb4y5zf)...
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WATCH: Man Risks Life To Save Dog That Fell Through Ice

WATCH: Man Risks Life To Save Dog That Fell Through Ice | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
With the help of a wetsuit, some rope and a harness, a man in Norway began a daring endeavor to rescue a stranded dog.

As his wife looked on, Ove Karlsen plunged into icy waters to retrieve a Saint Bernard that had somehow fallen into the lake. In...
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What would you do?

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Elle The Pit Bull Named 2013 Hero Dog By American Humane Association ... - Huffington Post

Elle The Pit Bull Named 2013 Hero Dog By American Humane Association ... - Huffington Post | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
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We've already told you that Breed Specific Legislation doesn't know what it's talking about.
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Breed specific legislation is wrong.  Yet another example of owner vs. breed.

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Pilots N Paws Rescue Dogs From Overcrowded Shelters - MyFox Philadelphia

Pilots N Paws Rescue Dogs From Overcrowded Shelters - MyFox Philadelphia | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
Pilots N Paws Rescue Dogs From Overcrowded Shelters
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You can look in their eyes, but you'll never truly know their past. Tonight, FOX 29 brings you a story that's rarely told, about the ones that are most loyal in our life.
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Talk to your dog from work

Talk to your dog from work | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
A young girl from Spokane, Wash., wanted to comfort her anxiety-ridden dog when she left home. She invented the iCPooch that allows pet owners to chat and give treats to their dog from their smartphone or tablet.

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
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My dog doesn't listen when I'm home...

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COUNTY: Rescue group hosting fundraiser Sept. 13 - Shelby Township Source Newspapers

COUNTY: Rescue group hosting fundraiser Sept. 13 - Shelby Township Source Newspapers | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
COUNTY: Rescue group hosting fundraiser Sept. 13
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Marley, a Great Pyrenees, was once labeled as "aggressive." Now the canine likes to cuddle. "It just takes consistency and a desire to help them," LaBonty said.
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Research: Cancer detection the canine way - Philly.com

Research: Cancer detection the canine way - Philly.com | Great Pyrenees & Canine Rescue | Scoop.it
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Research: Cancer detection the canine way
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... a potentially deadly skin cancer.
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great pyr dog acting silly

after breakfast workout, (I liked a @YouTube video http://t.co/eUIEvwsayc great pyr dog acting silly)
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Gotta love a playful big dog!

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