Sunday, June 10, 2012

Grow Hiedi Grow!

It has been a while since I have mentioned Heidi.  She is doing well and has stayed a very loving and loyal puppy.  I no longer have her in with the goats in their summer pasture because I have kids in with the adults and I don't feel she is trustworthy with them yet . She spends much of her time at night "at large" and hangs around the house protecting all in her domain, including her little piles of  "things" that she collects from around the yard.

She was spayed in May and has now healed from her surgery and for a week she was the most amazing house dog.  We kept her in the house for only a few days when we first got her at 6 weeks of age.  During her house stay at 6 months she quietly slept in her crate and never once had an indoor accident.  Because were so busy with baby goats during March and April I had neglected her leash training which I worked with intently during the first two months we had her.  I was amazed that when I put her on a leash again she walked calmly and never offered to pull.  The Pyrenees continue to amaze me...  especially how they GROW!   Here is Heidi in pictures over the last 6 months.

6 weeks.

About 4 1/2 months.

Almost 7 months and 70 pounds.


  1. Thanks for the update. I glad to hear that Heidi's holding her own in the goat excitement of this spring.

    Wow! She is getting big. How old should she be when she's done growing?

  2. I don't know but it would be nice if she stopped at about 7 months :-) She is beginning to dwarf the Spinone now except Moose still weighs more.

  3. When she dwarfs Moose, now that will be a big dog!

  4. I visited a farm last week in Ohio that will be a producer for the Wild Ramp year-round farm market we are developing here in Huntington. They have a Great Pyrenees who stays with the sheep all the time. As we walked up the road to the pasture she moved always to be between her flock and us. She was friendly to us but vigilant. The more I see this breed, the more I wish I could have one.

  5. I love the Great Pyrenees breed, such amazing dogs! Heidi is a real cutie!

  6. I hope I do her justice. She is so different from my Spinoni (a pointing breed).