LOOKING the part for St Valentine's,Ellie,a four- month old Pyrenean mountain dog
became a celebrity for a day when she officially helped open a new canine business venture in North Wales.
The breed that really stole my heart at the show was the Pyrenean mountain dog
- though I don't think Gerry would be impressed if I came homewith not just another big dog, but one that couldend up weighing 65kg and which would shed long white hairs all over his precious dark suits.
A rare sight on the streets, this breed is often mistaken for a long-haired German Shepherd, but it is a much more handsome and sturdily-built dog whose foundation stock is Newfoundland, Pyrenean Mountain Dog
and St Bernard.
Charlotte Faulkner was convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to Pyrenean mountain dog
Willow, after a trial at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.
Pyrenean Mountain Dog
Club of Scotland's show, Biggar Farmers' Club Showground.
Such as Gandalf, a seven-stone ball of Pyrenean mountain dog
fluff, who received a standing ovation as he took the stage to collect his Caring Animal of the Year award.
Set in the middle of a beautiful snowy national park full of wolves, wolverines, foxes, arctic hares and rabbits, the huskies are bossed by a big, handsome, cuddly Pyrenean Mountain dog
ANIMAL MAGIC: Graduating Avonvale veterinary nurses (left to right) Charlotte Wildman, Abi Burgoyne (with Pyrenean mountain dog
Jess) and Natasha Ellis
SUNDAY: Pyrenean Mountain Dog
Club of Scotland's Championship Show in the Kirkconnell Hall, Ecclefechan, by Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire; Pointer Club of Scotland's Championship Show in the Leisure Centre, Gorebridge, Midlothian.
OCTOBER 7: Pyrenean Mountain Dog
Club of Scotland Championship Show in Lockerbie.
The guarding type are epitomised by the French Pyrenean Mountain Dog
or Patous, while a similar dog in Italy is the Maremma.