Hi, I’m Max! I LOVE people, especially the ones who will pet or scratch me until their arm falls off! I like to show off at dinner time by demonstrating my manners, I sit and stay before all meals. I love to go for walks and my foster mom says I’m great on a leash. We’re even working on heel. I would benefit from obedience classes but who wouldn’t! I do like to test my foster mom from time to time but she says I’m a sweetheart just the same. I’m highly motivated by food so I am tempted by those delicious smells coming from your counter, can’t say I didn’t warn you ahead of time :) I do bark at things in the yard and I’m getting better about deciding what’s a real threat and what is not and most times stop barking when asked. That’s really good for a Pyr! I love to go for car rides, I hear those keys jingle and I’m ready to go!
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Max in CT
Age: 2 1/2 years old as of mid Oct. 2016
Dew Claws: Doubles
Estimated Adult Weight: 90 lbs
Current Location: NGPR approved foster near Enfield, CT
Medical: Neutered, dewormed, negative for heartworm, up-to-date on vaccinations and currently on flea, tick and heartworm preventative. This dog travels with a Interstate Health Certificate required by the USDA confirming that all the above criteria have been met.
Can be Placed With: Another dog ideally, cats, no kids
Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOT contain this breed.
Fees: $475 adoption fee.
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About Us: National Great Pyrenees Rescue (NGPR) is not a shelter. We are a not-for-profit, tax-exempt coalition of Pyr rescuers and rescue groups. We save Pyrs and Pyr mixes across the country and place them in approved foster homes so we know how they will interact with your family. Please consider adopting or fostering. Every dog who is fostered or adopted makes room for another Pyr coming out of a kill shelter. Prior to adoption, NGPR dogs are fostered for a minimum of two weeks (usually more), spayed or neutered and fully vetted. Dogs coming from out of area are certified with a USDA health certificate before going to their new homes. Our rescuers adhere to the highest placement standards and will take back any dog whose adoption does not succeed. Visit www.nationalpyr.org to learn more about us, our mission and our breed.
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