Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
This is Waylon, and his gorgeous eyes will completely melt your heart. Waylon is a beautiful Great Pyrenees boy who is looking for an experienced adopter who has the time and patience to help him develop into a more trusting and confident dog. When Waylon came into the rescue, he appeared to have had little to no human contact and no experience living indoors. In the short time he has been in his foster home, he has made great progress and now enjoys the company of people and he is learning the ways of indoor living. He is about 2 years old and weighs only 62 lbs but he is still gaining weight. He is cautious but interested, loves cuddles, and has even begun to enjoy getting brushed! His foster reports that he is very endearing with a cute personality, and that he has a great sense of humor! He still gets scared sometimes, and would do best in a home with a securely fenced yard and another dog to learn from. He gets along with everyone – cats, dogs, other animals. Even though Waylon will take a bit of patience and TLC to learn to trust, he will be so worth it!
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Waylon in CT
Age: 2 years old as of Sept. 2016
Dew Claws: Yes
Estimated Adult Weight: 62 lbs
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in West Haven, 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: Older Kids, 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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