Pyrenean Mastiff Animal Pictures

Canis lupus

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Like its Great Pyrenees cousin, these dogs originated as livestock guardians, charged with protecting their flocks from predators and theft.

Largest Mastiffs - Pyrenean Mastiff 
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As a good-natured guardian and gentle giant, the Pyrenean mastiff is often aware of its superior strength, though it hardly needs to use it.

Pyrenean Mastiff laying down in the snow.

Pyrenean Mastiff
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Pyrenean mastiffs are prone to weight gain, so watch your dogs’ food consumption and activity levels carefully.