If you're cool with copious shedding, willing to patiently train them, and have some outdoor space for your Pyr to stroll, this dog is an excellent choice.
High Maintenance Dog Breeds
Gorgeous, intelligent and with a mischievous streak, Irish Setters are a family-friendly dog breed. Find out if you're a match.
Looking for Irish Wolfhound facts and information? There's a lot to like about this fascinating breed! Read our complete Irish Wolfhound guide to learn more.
Is that a mop on the move? Nope, it's the Komondor dog, your new sidekick and bodyguard. Read our dog breed guide to learn more.
Large and independent, the Kuvasz is a high-energy companion and an excellent guard dog. Get all the facts about this breed in our complete Kuvasz guide.
Big, happy-go-lucky and playful, the Leonberger can be lots of fun but takes a fair amount of work. Get all the facts in our complete Leonberger guide.
Are you the type of person who'd do well with a Newfie? Find out if you're a match in our complete Newfoundland guide.
Sometimes mistaken for Siberian Huskies, Norwegian Elkhounds are a friendly, exuberant breed. Get the facts in our complete Norwegian Elkhound guide.
This handy Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever guide contains all the facts and information you need to know if this pup's a good match for you.
The Old English Sheepdog is a great family pet. Get the information you need about this loveable pup in our complete Old English Sheepdog guide.
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a spunky little dog ready to join your family. Get the 101 about this dog in our complete Pembroke Welsh Corgi guide.
High energy and not as high maintenance as stereotypes would have you believe, Poodles can be great pals for active pet parents.