Are Great Pyreneess Intelligent Dogs?
Wanting to own a Great Pyrenees and want and wondering whether Great Pyrenees is an intelligent dog breed?
According to pet experts, Great Pyrenees Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of intelligent dog breeds.
Great Pyrenees intelligence ranking compared to other dogs: #64
Smartest Dog Breeds
Obviously, a clever pet dog is just potential without a human ready to put in the time and effort to train and channel the dog's knowledge. Dogs are about as smart as the average two-year-old, but there is a variety of intelligence across several breeds.|Intelligence in dog breeds can refer to many characteristics. Some dog breeds are easier to train and listen well to demands while others make great working dogs who are able to herd livestock.
Here is a list of the 5 smartest dog breeds. Is your canine one of them?
1. Border Collie is just one of the world's smartest and most well-known dog breeds. Initially developed as a herding dog because of its intelligence and obedience, the Border Collie is a medium-sized dog known for its friendly temperament.
2. Golden Retriever is one of the world's much-loved dog breeds. Originally bred as gun dogs, the Golden Retriever is a smart, friendly and trainable buddy.
3. Rottweiler (a.k.a. "Rottie") is a faithful, courageous and smart dog breed who is known for its unwavering devotion to its owners, whom they will protect at all costs.
4. Poodles not only are very intelligent, but they're also honored, energetic dogs, with the added benefit of being hypoallergenic. Because of their high intelligence, poodles can be easily trained to track, hunt, retrieve, and follow.
5. German shepherd is the second most in demand dog breed because they're courageous, confident, and smart. They are outstanding all-purpose workers and are used in a number of specialized situations as police dogs or service dogs.
Great Pyrenees Information
The Great Pyrenees is a capable and imposing guardian, devoted to its family and somewhat wary of strangers — human or canine. When not provoked, it is calm, well-mannered and somewhat serious. It is very gentle with its family and children. It has an independent, somewhat stubborn, nature and may try to dominate a less secure owner. Some are not good off leash and may wander away. The Great Pyrenees tends to bark a lot.
What to do if you lose your Great Pyrenees
If your Great Pyrenees Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Contact the nearby vets to see if anyone has brought in your lost pet.
4. Contact the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Great Pyrenees
If you find a Great Pyrenees Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. List the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the pet to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your suburb.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet who normally scan the animal’s microchip and phone the registered owner of the pet.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must contact your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.