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Pyrenean Sheepdog, Longhaired

Last updated: Aug 31 2023

The longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog is a medium dog breed originating from France, mostly used for herding purposes. There are two variants of Pyrenean Sheepdogs: longhaired and smooth-faced. These dogs need to have a job to do if you want them to be happy.

Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdogs can be excellent companions who will be a great part of your family. They will get along excellently with kids.

Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdogs are adaptable dogs and can live in an apartment, but you must provide them with enough daily activities. They excel in many canine sports so that can be a good idea to sign up your dog.

Pyrenean Sheepdog, Longhaired


15-18.5 in (38-46 cm)

Pyrenean Sheepdog, Longhaired


15–30 lb (7–14 kg)

Pyrenean Sheepdog, Longhaired



Pyrenean Sheepdog, Longhaired

Life Expectancy:

15-17 years

Dog Breed Characteristics

Energy Level
Grooming Needs
Exercise Needs
Kid Friendly
Dog Friendly
General Health


Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdogs have a wavy and harsh coat that requires proper caring. Regular brushing is required to keep the coat free of mats and to keep the dog look good.

Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog coat colors:

  • Fawn – light or dark
  • Grey
  • Blue with black mottling
  • Brindle black

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You will also have to check their ears regularly for any signs of infections (bad odor, redness, etc.). You can wipe their ears with a cotton ball dipped into an ear cleaner.

Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog teeth should be brushed weekly to remove tartar build-up and to secure fresh breath and healthy gums. Their nails should be trimmed when you hear their nails clicking on the floor.


Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdogs are very active, and they will enjoy all fun daily activities. You can take them on long walks, play with them in the house or throw them ball outside – whatever you choose, your dog will enjoy and be happy.

If their daily physical needs are met, you will have the most lovable dog with whom you will not have any problems.

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To ensure that you end up with the best possible dog, early socialization is a must. Start socializing your Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog as soon as you bring him home. With proper socialization, you will ensure that your dog doesn't become shy or aggressive.

Expose your Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog to many different dogs, people, sights, and sounds, and that will teach him how to properly react in many different situations.

Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog and kids

Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdogs are an excellent choice for families with kids, and they will be great playing partners for them. Take note that no matter how good your dog is you should never leave him alone with kids so any unwanted behavior wouldn't emerge.

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Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog and other animals

Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog gets along with other dogs and enjoys their company. With proper socialization, you don't have to worry that your dog will become aggressive or not get along with other dogs.


Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdogs have a life expectancy of 15-17 years. They are generally healthy dogs but can be prone to health problems. These problems include:

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Patella luxation

To be sure that your dog will not develop any inherited diseases, we advise you to only buy it from a responsible and official dog breeder. Those breeders regularly perform various health tests on their breeding dogs so they can be sure that their puppies will not develop inherited problems.

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Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog breeders

The longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog is not a very popular dog across the world, so you must be patient if you want to get this dog. When trying to find Longhaired Pyrenean Sheepdog breeders take your time and explore all your options.

We advise you only to search and contact official and responsible dog breeders because if you do so you can be sure that your future puppy will have the best possible start in life  - good and responsible breeders take good care of their dogs and provide them with everything they need.


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Updated at31.08.2023.