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.
MARCH 25: Pyrenean Mountain Dog
Club of Scotland's Open Show in Crossgates, Fife.
Last month, Prime Minister Tony Blair made an exception for the Pyrenean mountain dog
pet of a young cancer sufferer from Chamonix, in France.
His Pyrenean Mountain Dog
was issued with the first ever "Pet Passport" as a special one-off and didn't have to do six months quarantine.
OCTOBER 11: Pyrenean Mountain Dog
Club of Scotland's Championship Show, Bo'ness.
Clr Stanfield, who owned a series of Pyrenean mountain dogs
between 1965 and 2001, said she was not anti-canine.
Leonburger dogs originate from Germany and were developed by the Mayor of Leonberg by mating existing dogs with Pyrenean Mountain Dogs
and St Bernards.
The pupils of Ridgeway Primary School, in Park Avenue, South Shields, met Pets As Therapy volunteers who brought along King Charles spaniels Sam and Ben and Pyrenean mountain dogs
Kendal and Brecon.
Pyrenean mountain dogs
Zelba and Myfanwy beat other pedigrees to prizes at Crufts Dog Show.
7kg) to massive Pyrenean mountain dogs
, which can weigh up to 130lb (59kg).