This Large breed lives on the slopes of the Southern Pyrenees. Also nown as the Navarre and the Mastiff of Leon. He is a useful guard, a hunter of game bodyguard, cart dog and above all those an excellent sheep dog. This is a big powerful dog yet light on his feet with a silent attentive nature. Eyes are small and dark, ears pointed and pendent. The tail is fringed and carried low. The coat thick, course and not long.
Colour - White with two golden or grey markings eitherside of the head and at the beginning of the neck and base of the tail. Least desired being black/white.
Has been accepted in the Import Register.
He may be shown in the Irish Republic under FCI Rules if registered with the FCI as a breed.
|Club Name||Contact||Phone number||Homepage|
|Pyrenean Mastiff Association||Mary Dunk||0044(0)24 76447591||yes||no|
|Size||Active||Temperament||Kennel||Training||Grooming||Problems||D. 31 inches|
155 lbs - 70 kg
|ZALUTE||Mrs Mary Dunk||0044(0)24 76447591||Coventry||yes||no|
|Mrs Sue Hewart Chambers||0044(0)1938 810515||Powys, Wales||no||no|
|American Pyrenean Mastiff Club||n/a||n/a||USA||yes||yes|
For pictures of the top dogs in Scotland by Michael Trafford