Monday, August 29, 2011

Great Pyrenees Books

The first Great Pyrenees Sire and Dam in America

Mary Crane, Basquaerie Great Pyrenees, poses Ch. Urdos de Soum and

Blanchette, the first breeding pair of Great Pyrenees in the USA.

Photograph: February, 1933

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So you want to learn more about this amazing breed. Maybe you're new to the pyr world or you are wondering why your beloved fuzzybutt sleeps all day & barks all night. These are a few great books on the breed. Some are extremely rare.

The New Complete Great Pyrenees by Paul D. Strang

The Great Pyrenees--From France With Love by Joseph B. Gentzel

The Great Pyrenees Club of America-June 1949

The Pyrenean Mountain Dog by John Frazer Gordon

Also visit for incredible stories about how this breed made it's way to America and the Great Pyrenees' role & history during the World Wars.

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