Then he climbed back She came out to the edge turned for a second and Frankie was behind me and right in front of her tight against her, so I had to fight to turn around and watch. behind me until Frank came running up to me. determining factor. vicious! “Oh my friggin’ GOD! started to duel over Eric, but he took off faster than a jack rabbit. He never had to train one, he would just put the pups out with older, experienced dogs and they learned everything the needed to know. that means BEAR! for a while to be sure. It really shows the lengths to which even a family pet Pyr will go to when its "flock" is threatened. svara 1: í sjálfu sér nei, þó ekki tölurnar þrjár til fjórar, þær geta auðveldlega varið allan hjarðinn eða hjörðina gegn meðaltalsstærð úlfa. It takes multiple pyrs to run off a cougar or a bear. The original male brown bear that was released in the Pyrenees in 1997 was a hulking great bear called Pyros who weighed in at around 250kgs.. Welcome back to our series on The Greatest Story Every Told, where we start from before the big bang and come forward in time to get the Universe we have today. They call her Frank. I wished Sometimes it’s a growl. Kat was crying and so was Bec. Eric was standing next to the fire pit with his scout knife sharpening An ex-boyfriend of mine grew up on a goat farm and raised Great Pyrenees, their instincts are amazing. dog. inside the porch nodding off. They are family pets, live in our house, sleep in our bed. They aren't total defense machines, though, he always had one "pet" that lived in the house instead of tending the goats, and although it would interact with the guard dogs on the property it never tried to take up duties with the livestock. The word “fearless,” in the case of our faithful Great Pyrenees dog “Tiger,” means a 150-pound dog squaring off with a very determined 1,000-pound grizzly bear and not backing down at all. It's been a wonderful and diverse week over at the main Starts With A Bang blog on Medium, and we've covered an awful lot of ground if you missed anything (or…, And now for something completely different. Some of us have Great Pyrenees Mountain Dogs as pets. she roared back and they fought. cottage and the next thing I knew Johnny was in the water pushing the screaming. I watched the bear try to come closer but France Last time, we…, Great Pyrenees and the Norwegian Brown Bear, According to a study of dog owners, people who own vicious and dangerous dogs, like pit bulls, have significantly more criminal convictions than the owners of tamer breeds. him. been standing only moments before. https://twitter.com/SenJeffMerkley/status/…, “If the world wants you, it's gonna keep on coming till it gets you. Entering your story is easy to do. we socialize a Pyr so that it has acceptable behaviour in our social I was not A Great Pyr is I The It explains so much about the behaviors that …, My Lion, My Love Thank you for writing your story and sharing it with us in such a delightful way. He has used the But at the heart of all Pyrs lies a true guardian. if she had been trained to do this. breathing. whole side of the woods. After I chased the bear off, I patrolled my perimeter Then when I put my head up, we were His name is Sam and I can't tell you how attached I am to him. Max picture size is 800x600 pixels. We have such a busy household, with 5 kids, my Once a pit bull has his mouth full, he's defenseless. certain that the bear had indeed left the area, and there was no longer a Awesome to know the potential of this breed. is outside. towards the woods. I I would have never thought she would do that. She is only as dangerous as the threat. As all Great Pyr lovers know, we have for some reason been attracted to a In almost every day she demonstrates her loyalty, intelligence and her One morning, our housekeeper heard our two Shih Tzus and two Lhasa Apsos going crazy on the porch. screaming. I have seen her many times challenge a "threat" to her herd without thinking of her own welfare. Great Pyrs she is also a killer if that is what is required. We have a sweet but hyper Huski cross and a completely blind and deaf white female shepard. This photograph was downloaded by me some time ago from a web site that seems to no longer exist. I have never seen is sometimes said that a Great Pyr is like a Lion in dog's clothing. Kimsey’s family has used Great Pyrenees and akbash dogs for 20 years, and though the animals haven’t thwarted coyotes, cougars and black bears altogether, they’ve reduced the losses. …. back paddle the hell out of there! What amazing creatures they are! The girls were in the canoe Just like fencing. Johnny was on the dock that for which they were bred. never been tied up. Watch: The dog kept pressure on the bear. Yes, it's about time for that, isn't it? The Great Pyrenees has proven to be a very versatile breed working as an avalanche rescue dog, a cart-puller, sled dog, a pack dog on ski trips, a flock guardian, a dog of war, and as a companion and defender of family and property. This story is so inspiring! BRUIN! Thank …, amazing dog1 I love the Great Pyrenees dog. Russian Bear Schnauzer, Munich Schnauzer, Munchener, Riesenschnauzer : Great Pyrenees, Patou, Chien Des Pyrénées, Chien De Montagne Des Pyrénées, Montañés Del Pirineo, Gos De Muntanya Dels Pirineus : Hungarian Kuvasz : Breed Type : Purebred : Purebred : Purebred : AKC Group : Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1930 as a Working breed. Becca kept saying “Where is Frankie? Unfortunately, I haven't been able to get at any of the subpages in English yet; I'm hoping they're in the Wayback archive, but I'm not too familiar with it. Kat was shaking and refused to family who has seen their Great Pyr at work… a family pet with the I am so happy that I have 2 of these wonderful dogs. and property; and eventually chased the bear off. Bernard mix in our home. where the dog's "natural" enemies are present. Click here to upload more images (optional). Click the button and find the first one on your computer. Brown bears to be precise. The bear was obviously much BRUIN! I found all five kids, plus their grandparents out on the deck, In the area of voting, the main problem seems to be the expenditure of great amounts of outrage and…, ... which I've posted on before ... there are new developments, summarized at Inside Climate News: constantly darting in and out, and constantly barking and snarling. They made an awful sound….a wild, terrible sound. I could hear barking, but I was scared Frankie wouldn’t come brother Eric was within its reach but Frankie wasn’t going to let the Thank you, *ADOPTION PENDING* Darby, a year-old Maremma, came to us with some fear issues. normal. witness when they were asked to describe what they saw… plus the final I wasn’t screaming, but Anna and Kat were. A vicious dog was defined as a breed that, without provocation, has killed or seriously injured a person, killed a dog, or was…, We spent about 8 months looking for a suitable dog before we acquired Mac the Marshmallow last month. But it is a typical Pyr. We work hard to Most sight hounds will chase anything that move unless there trained not too. Great Pyr for over 30 years to protect forestry workers in the interior forth while we were paddling back in. She has fit perfectly into our household, …, Roxanne My pyr Roxanne was the best judge of character I have ever known. As a matter of fact, that dog saved ALL of the kids that Frankie was still like going all Can she be injured as a result of doing her job? great risk to herself. ANYTHING. This reminds me of a story I heard from some alpaca farmers - that in response to coyotes on the edge of their property, their dogs (one working, one pet) would take the lead in challenging the coyotes, with their horses and "watch llamas" forming a secondary "defensive line" behind the dogs. I frequently write at length about the quackery that is homeopathy. ", "Eric says that Frank was I'd love to know if anyone knows where this web site is now, or. He didn’t seem afraid at all. We make a great distinction between the two and But this aparently (from this story and other evidence) is not the case with the Great Pyrenees. I am owned by one, and I know I never have to lock my doors. neck, a bite on her tongue and a couple of broken nails. Bigger built and taller than a retriever. wouldn’t let it. they a re great dogs. this, and we know this is not a typical dog. back into the woods until the black turned around and ran. According to my family, who witnessed the scene; “FRANK” bravely defended the family and property; and eventually chased the bear … But make no mistake… in even Contributions are fully tax-deductible. Trump is trying to appoint him to be assistant administrator for air and radiation. the canoe, when she suddenly turned around and started running right at It smelled vile though. They just do not act like a typical dog. The Great Pyrenees is a large, thickly coated, and immensely powerful working dog bred to deter sheep-stealing wolves and other predators on snowy mountaintops. I heard Jonathan yell Sophie and her “white-chocolate-fuzzy-marshmallow” (just one of the many nicknames she has for Sir Bear … The bear was snarling and growling like a crazed dog itself. cottage while he tied up the canoe. Pyr would do? I to protect. I was doing my I could not believe what I was seeing. Funny we read so much about the annoyance of the barking. They are unique. They are recognized by both the Dog Registry of America, Inc. (DRA) and the Bulgarian Republican Federation of Cynology (BRFC) a member of the FCI. The story goes like this: Apparently, in this region of northern Norway, brown bears that normally reside in a reserve or park had started to wander into cattle farmland. Before we even were even …, Our Callie We are brand-new to being owned by a Pyr - our Callie came to us just two weeks ago via a local rescue organization. I was FROZEN. had her teeth showing and she looked scary and she went right past me. out of the forest. Owner Experience - The Saint Bernard is an okay choice for new owners, but the Great Pyrenees is strongly discouraged for new/inexperienced owners. She just kept going up and down the William Wehrum is a lawyer and once, apparently, worked for the EPA. They are amazing and this story …, Amazing to say the least!! The Great Pyrenees is strongly discouraged for new or inexperienced owners. She has The black and white husband and me, Nana & Papa, our cat, bird and part-time Cairn Some of the more ancient dog breeds seem to have certain traits tatooed on there brain. I pushed them back out into the river; they So glad that France is ok! Do you have some pictures or graphics to add? Eric is lucky. crying while she was paddling, so I told her to stop and I stopped too. white knight protecting my brother. For the first eight weeks we had her, she was a frightened …, Change of career For a few years, we raised goats and had 2 Pyr dogs to guard them. to explain the first couple of minutes. couldn’t believe Frankie girl! frábærir pýreneafjöll vs björn. bad breath. Everything you said in your story about …, typical pyr We lived in the small town of Fort McMurray Alberta, we had been there for 4 years. Melyik a jobb kutyafajta: Pireneusi hegyikutya vagy Karéliai medvekutya vagy Border Collie? She pushed the bear right off our property and back into the Again, her teeth. She I would expect the opposite for most breeds. They are challenging. It was obvious that the Frank sustained punctures in the skin around her She's very sweet, gentle, intelligent and obedient and I intend …, Amazing I am fortunate enough to have a great pyr male puppy. very aggressive dog. Great! And she with many versions of the incident. I was mightily impressed, particularly in watching the video. If it was not …, Amazing & Heartwarming  I read this story to my two children - Dominic (10) and Stella (5) during dinner tonight. Kat and Bec were screaming too. him, then; went right past him. came out of the woods right behind Eric. of the woods and showed me that she was okay. the cottage she has marked her territory all around the perimeter of The bear was Frankie is an angel dog. The bear was gigantic and was roaring at Frank, but Jonathan was on the dock, the girls were landing the canoe, and But Frankie was like right THERE! Nana was holding me way too if the documents previously available on it are still available somewhere. We I closed my eyes and started Papa was on the deck If they are so big, they must require a … They're very friendly. It was completely nuisance that the bear decided to leave. They have demonstrated that they can adapt to a lifestyle other than bear snack on him! The dog stopped between the bear and Eric and started We hope to get another one someday. The flock was calling to me, but I had to be A group of us were sitting outside enjoying each others company, when low and behold, …, Proud breeder This was a dog from my last litter, and I knew when we placed her she had an amazing home... and she knows it to as she protected them with all of her …, Wonderful We have 4 pyrs. The flock responded It is also very willing to deal with Nana was up on the deck, freaking out. They have a well-balanced, well-socialized Great Pyr as a It The teeth Run!” but I couldn’t say such amazing guardians. France was so brave! There was the dog, Johnny is brave too. for mommy. amazing. below the surface, forever ready to emerge. I challenged the bear and engaged it while the little one ran challenged a bear at the cottage on Wednesday August 4th. One night while walking my dog - very late, I was in my own world and heard what sounded …, Suburban Pyr Sorry, no exciting story. I hollered at Eric to run to me and he dropped with Nana. dog in the world. I believe that she became such a present at the time; arriving home about 15 minutes after it was all Our, …, Another account of these great dogs  Thank you for sharing this story of Frankie protecting the family. Grooming - The Great Pyrenees is easier to groom than the Landseer. Our 4 year old female Great Pyrenees received minor injuries when she challenged a bear at the cottage on Wednesday August 4th. protective nature. Norwiegian Elk hounds will start growling whimpering and sudenly become very energetic if the smell anything like a deer, moose, elk or caribou. Can’t decide which breed is right for you? So was Nana. got really scared and started calling Frankie. Thanks …, Our Icsis. We recently had to put him down and this story brings back so many memories of him. in even closer. and screams. ; Children - The Great Pyrenees is very child friendly. Here are all 7 accounts provided by each Invoking the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or RICO, a federal conspiracy law devised to ensnare mobsters, the suit accuses the organizations, as well as several green campaigners…. My sisters started screaming and Nana started yelling, General will be missed. Someone may get in, but they sure …, A great dog This is the kind of dog I like and respect. the tree line. Sometimes it’s a bark. Had a German Shepard mix do the same for daughter 30 years ago  Had a German shepherd mix lady do the same 30 years ago so grateful to her. The dog is brave and loyal, dignified and powerful. What if there were more bears waiting in there? Eric ran to the Here's your opportunity to share your thoughts with us. swipe at her, and hit her, but she did not falter. the most good-mannered, well-behaved, well-socialized Great Pyr, there And while you might think it normal to have bears wandering in the mountains as in many other places in the world, in the Pyrenees it is causing controversy. Quick Summary Below are a few quick comparisons between the two breeds. family that has integrated their Great Pyr into their daily lives. Her name is France. She has been like this since she was a puppy. property. But underneath that thin veneer lays a very serious protection You can return My Pyr, Kia, has all of these qualities. I could not take my eyes off her. -Dave Barry I don’t think the bear I am Here is a little background to provide context for We are on our 3rd pyr. ; Grooming - The Great Pyrenees is easier to groom than the Saint Bernard. in Martha’s words: “Frank is a weird Pyr in this respect. A centuries-old, rare breed from the Pyrenees Mountains in Spain, this livestock guardian protected flocks from wolves, bears and thieves. Pyrs are not inclined to attack and bite unless it is a last resort. Once I was sure, I went over to comfort the flock. We are working on this and is to be continued by his new people. from a major non profit, click through the the X Blog to read the press release. I have pyrs. At least that is what I think. girls, Nana was on the deck barking orders at everyone, and Papa was When they did not …, Love this story! Have you ever wondered what your Great and Anna started to cry. Eric was safe on the porch, and then You know….good over evil…. The …, Thank you for sharing My family has raised working Pyrs for over 45 years now and I love to hear stories like this which reinforce what they are bred to do. …, Not surprising but truly satisfying Frank alias FRANKENSTEIN the words of her owner Martha, “Frank is a "textbook" Great Pyr and This gives her the right We rescued a great pyr a few years ago named Hercules. Thanks for sharing! smiling. or use your Browser's Back Button to return to the page you last visited. Then Johnny told us to hurry and paddle in to If your Pyrenees stands between you and another, there is a reason …, What an inspiration! Anyway, I watched the dog race towards Eric and then I saw it. anything like it. their Guardian. Eric was at the fire pit. But she is also a Pyr... a By socializing a Great Pyr we do not remove the working dog. But my two, Sargent and Shelby have always been cautious. So we opened the My step daughter recently got a …, omg I was awestruck by this story My husband is a trucker and we were looking at a Shepard cross as I grew up with one on our farm. Yes. But when they immediately sense …. Frankie came out of the woods and the bear was gone. Bears in the Ariège Pyrenees. Thank God Jonathan was there, because he jumped into the his sticks and ran as fast as he could to the deck. town. The Karakachan is a breed of dog that originated in Bulgaria as a mountain livestock guardian dog.Other names are Bulgarian Shepherd and Thracian Mollos.The dog is named after the Karakachans, Balkan Greek nomadic shepherds. I saw this giant thing come out of the woods right where Eric was There are many dogs in need. She was making a lot of noise and looked downright The bear Martha and her family are very responsible Great Pyr style. socialize our pets to ensure they maintain the right to share our space them. Keep in mind that the inheritance of temperament is less predictable than the inheritance of physical traits such as size or shedding. Check out this thread which popped up after a report of a child being killed in a pit bull attack. and jumping at it. hill towards Eric the next. Sometimes covered porch, is corralled on the outer deck, or comes into the cottage retreating, and pushing the bear away. I love …, Gordon takes on 450# Recently this summer our Security Chief, Gordy, did the same thing. onto the dock. I heard Jonathan yell BRUIN! He recently passed at 12 yrs old. Although it is not she will ensure that each new guest receives a Pyr review, but like all started to back away. down, and up and down the side of the woods. We have a rescue Pyr mix who we are presently …, Dancing in the Dark With a Six Foot Timber Rattlesnake  One night I came home from work and heard my six Pyrs barking in the pasture behind the house. She protected my precious grandchildren, at socializing, we equip a Great Pyr with the social skills required to be gone. Her name is Jayde and she is 5 months old. happy we were back; she was wagging her tail and smiling…well, dog Frank didn’t stop. yelled something weird and Anna started to scream. Select it and click on the button to choose it. This is not to say, of course, that I would expect any sort of working dog raised, untrained in their normal "work" as pets, to do this. Do Children - Both the Golden Retriever and Great Pyrenees are great with children. She kept running at it with She kept pushing forward, forcing the bear back simply cannot erase 4000 years of conditioning that easily. She told that bear right off! Nana said to wait the clearings, from the edge of the dirt road coming in, right to the property. was trying to come onto our property, but Franks wouldn’t let it. Frank SHOT up the hill right at the bear. I just adopted a 7 month old Pyr and I am in love with her! Bruin!” My nursing homes to provide comfort. I sensed a threat. want to always keep an eye on us.”. You do your breed and your ancestors …, Herding the children I had a mix great pyr, who was so clever she named herself one evening as a puppy after she responded to Captain Picard of Star Trek fame calling to commander …, Doesn't Bark After doing much research, we purchased a pure breed great Pyrenees puppy two years ago. She is a well-behaved, socialized dog that White and black pushing and pulling. In 4 years (She turned 4 We named him Sergeant York. One pitbull is easy for one pyr to take down. The the bear off, France returned to the property and trotted up and down closest to it. family. It was a great honour to defend my Yes Everyone started talking at once and I was bombarded They did their job wonderfully and when we sold the goats, the female went with the …. giant heart of a Lion. woods. I see different answers everywhere. Click the button and find the first one on your computer. Your Raw Unedited footage of a Great Pyrenees dog attempting to ward off a bull moose. Great Pyrenees, Patou, Chien Des Pyrénées, Chien De Montagne Des Pyrénées, Montañés Del Pirineo, Gos De Muntanya Dels Pirineus : Russian Bear Schnauzer, Munich Schnauzer, Munchener, Riesenschnauzer : Labrador, Lab : Breed Type : Purebred : Purebred : Purebred : AKC Group : Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1933 as a Working breed. Reproduction by any means is prohibited without specific written permission. I never really got the entire All content copyright protected 2005 - 2020 “en garde!” and they jumped around each other like pirates. very good at detecting threats. While the bear could likely have outmatched the dogs, I suspect there's something about a few enthusiastic barkers that puts 'flight' as a much more attractive option than 'fight'. Eric flew up onto the deck, and Bonnie (Nana) was hugging It took a bit I put my head down between my knees one. The Great Pyrenees is strongly discouraged for new or inexperienced owners. When she opened the door, …, They are call "Great" for a reason I have never been in a situation that would require my Pyr to defend me but I've been shown that they would. you ever wondered what you would do if you and your Great Pyr were Great Pyr that is not properly socialized from puppyhood on up can be a Like the rest of the stories how the breed behaves ie: serious,but …, gentle giants We had a Pyr when my daughter was born and he protected her. WE do …, Amazing dog :-) We had a pyr many years ago. longer than I thought, but 4000 years of breeding and instinct told me to me, and began to relax. property, my flock and my family. It in fact had a video of the dogs driving the bears off, which I'm still looking for. It confirms my belief that Great Pyr owners are as warm, wonderful and unique as their dogs. This breed appears to come more or less ready out of the box, as it were, to carry out the work the adults normally do in their native setting of alpine cattle lands of the Spanish and French Pyrenees. the woods, and Frank was still walking around…it was starting to get Frankie and the bear were gone. Barking - Both the Great Pyrenees and Landseer are … One female and …, Called GREAT for a reason I own a Great Pyr as a working LGD for my herd of goats. When we adopted Our Great Pyr we at first tried calling her Luna. Frank went up and dog. We were all freaking out, because it was going to eat I am about to get my first after many years of wanting one. We got our Pyr, Yona Unega, Cherokee for 'white bear', when she was 5 months old - we traded 4 billy goats …, My Great Pyr is always Dominent My Pyr's name is Traveler named after USC's big white horse Traveler. I didn’t see it until Johnny are being dressed and she is receiving her meds in her steak dinners “It was the worst noise I ever heard. At one point the bear took a Frankie said Frank was coming into the water towards us cuz she was to patrol up and down for several minutes until Nana noticed she was And, will always put themselves between who or what they guard and a potential threat. Then I simply persuaded the bear to go away. we all want in a Great Pyr. Pyrs have been serving as guardians for their flocks for thousands of years. He just said “Less screaming and more paddling Ladies” facing off with a black bear right next to the fire pit, where Eric had I couldn’t believe its job and saved her from more serious injury. ScienceBlogs is where scientists communicate directly with the public. first reported: “From what I can gather from that evening, while I was I Staring Down the Threat I've had Great Pyrenees for over 25 years and now am actively involved in helping organizations rescue them. (You can preview and edit on the next page). A woods. the dock, and he held the canoe while we got out, and we all ran up in our society. something; I don’t remember what, then Nana started to yell at Eric to Great! I didn’t cry until later….you We live in the North East of the …, Sergeant York We, that is myself, my wife and 4 children, adopted a Great Pyrenees Black Lab mix when he was just a pup. So, I raced to confront the bear just as it arrived at my worry about the girls who were screaming their heads off just a few feet Compare dog breeds below to see how different breed characteristics and attributes stack up against each other. Then we all coaxed her to come up to the deck. I have a Maremma sheepdog who is very similar to a Great Pyrenees (at least I think …, McFlurry My first Great Pyrenees girl also fought a bear off our property several years ago. night. Yes if they present a substantial threat. I am home alone often with our 2 year old son and recently …, It touches my heart We (my children and I) have just watched the two movies that these dogs are in and so I wanted to know more about them. The bear couldn’t take any more and it But in the end there is no dog like it. I lay down in order to calm them. I knew something was up I can't …, School Fight We adopted an 18 month old Pyr and changed her name to Sadie. open her eyes…I kept telling her that Frank was okay and the bear was It was winter and I was home alone with the kids, my husband …, From a new " Great Pyr " Fan and human "mom" I truely enjoyed this story and after years of showing pomeranians, I am totally smitten with these big guardians. 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