Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
Hi! My name is Captain although that is misleading. I am actually more like Cookies and Cream ice cream, black and white and VERY sweet! Now that I think about it, I am even better than ice cream because I don’t come with all those calories, just sweetness. I am a complete lover. I love being by your side and would be happy to be cuddled and be petted all day although I like to play with toys and other dogs out in the yard as well. I am really looking for someone to bond with and shower my endless love on. I am a submissive male and great with other dogs but I love people most of all. Cats may be an issue. I like to chase them although I do not hurt them. A dog-savvy cat that will whack me on the nose might be just the thing I need. I am a gentle soul who just wants to please and would love to spend my days learning to how to best please you.
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Captain in KY
Age: 1 year or less as of June 2016
Color: black and white
Dew Claws: single
Estimated Adult Weight: 75 lbs
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in KY
Medical: Scheduled to be neutered July 1, dewormed, negative for heartworm, up-to-date on vaccinations and currently on flea, tick and heartworm preventative. This dog travels with an Interstate Health Certificate required by the USDA confirming that all the above criteria have been met.
Housebroken: working on it!
Can be Placed With: Kids, dog-savvy Cats, Other Dogs
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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