Great............a pyreness

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Randy, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. Randy

    Randy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    My dogs had something treed in one of my out buildings this afternoon. I figured it was a possom or something and since that shed is full of junk I grabbed a flashlight and went to see what it was. So I'm shinning the light around back in there amongst all this junk and "OMG! IT'S A POLAR BEAR!!!" LOL Nope just a big ole great pyrenees hiding back in there.

    After I got back in there to it I found out why it was so timid. Poor thing is just skin and bones. Also it's coat is just full of cuckle burrs. Looks like it's been out on it's own for awhile. No collar of course. I guess I've got a new dog. [​IMG] I've thought about getting one for a LPD but I wouldn't pay the kind of money most ask around here. I don't really like the fact that the pyreness are known to roam but I guess I'll see how it goes.
  2. Ksane

    Ksane Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 21, 2011
    I did Pyrenees rescue for quite a few years. Bless your heart and I wish you all the luck in the world. I love that breed.
  3. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Southern WV
    Congratulations! [​IMG]

    I have a 7 month old Gr. Pyr/Anatolian Shep mix, and he is just wonderful. I too was hesitant since I know they are roamers, so I put the SportDog 100 underground fence (although I put mine on top of the ground) around about 2 acres and it keeps him contained. I'm thinking I'll expand his territory come spring.

    Good luck with him/her!
  4. TDM

    TDM Chillin' With My Peeps

    No telling what happened. My pyr doesn't roam, though many report they do. However, they are generally nice to people. The dog was lucky to find someone like you.
  5. TDM

    TDM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:My dog hates it when I remove those burrs. She will even try to nip my hand. I find if I crush the burr into smaller particles first, the dog objects less. Meanwhile, get used to burr removal. You have a pyr!!
  6. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2011
    I hope he works out.
  7. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I would take him to a clinic and at least get him scanned for a micro chip. He may have one. GP's are horrible at times about getting out and roaming... he could have slipped his collar and got lost. I know mine have gotten out twice since I've moved to my new place... luckly I was able to get them back, but would be heartbroken if they got lost.
    If he doesn't then you'll have a good dog ...... [​IMG] I have 5.
  8. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    Where in Arkansas are you? Mine ran away (apparently gun shy) after DH and a nephew were shooting a high power rifle. He was seen once after that about 2 miles down the road, and I never did find him.
  9. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Oh, a rescue story! Could you post before and after pics for us? I sure hope he's OK, and doesn't have heartworm.....

  10. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas

    Here is a picture of Frek after a wade in the creek and a roll in his favorite dirt. He left on about the 26th of September, so over 2-1/2 months ago. He is half pyr and half anatolian.

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