Hi everyone!! My name is Snowy, but I could have easily been called Blizzard, because I’m like a snowstorm! All white, and whirling, and swirling—it’s even hard to get a photo of me that’s not blurred because I’m so darn fast. I’m probably the highest energy Pyr around, and in many ways, I’m more like a Lab in white clothing—nonstop playing is what I want. I love to play with my foster brothers, and I pretty much get along with everyone. Dogs, cats, kids—you name it. If there’s not a dog to play with, I’ll play with you. But when I’m done, I’m happy to rest in my crate (though I did find a magazine to “read” when I was cooped up the other day). Honestly, though, being outside is the greatest thing ever, after petting. My foster mom calls me a “doll” because I’m so gorgeous. (Well, it’s true.) I have a beautiful, thick white coat and I absolutely love to be groomed. I’ll walk with you on the leash (and never pull), but the cars are a little intimidating still. Maybe you can teach me more about that. How about it? Let me know when you’re coming over and I’ll get all the toys out so we can play.
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Snowy in CT
Age: 2 years old as of Apr. 2016
Dew Claws: yes
Estimated Adult Weight: 90 lbs.
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Milford, CT
Medical: Spayed, 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.
Can be Placed With: Kids, Cats, Dogs
Fencing: Secure VISIBLE 5-foot fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOT contain this breed.
Fees: $475 adoption fee.
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