Hi, I'm Polar! Are you wishing for a white Christmas? Then, I am the pup for you! I am a purebred young Pyr boy with a thick white coat, large brown eyes, and a perfectly kissable nose. At 97 pounds, I am a large fellow, but I have big bones, and I would like to gain a bit of weight to fully fill out. In fact, my goal is to be easily confused for a polar bear! I am well on my way to reaching my goal. After all, I am a BIG boy! And, I sometimes forget just how large I am. I love to run full steam ahead, so I would really like to have an equally large and eager playmate to help me use up my energy. I play well with other dogs, and I enjoy hanging out with cats, too. I love everyone, so I will fit in great with any family. I am learning the joys of leash walking, and I am getting better by the day. I have a real talent for hopping fences and squeezing through small spaces, so I will need a tall, well-maintained fence. I am a sweet boy looking for a nice family, so get ready to take me home! Then when those cold winter winds start blowing, this Polar pup will bring warmth, cheer, and snuggles to your home!
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Polar in KY
Age: 1-2 years old as of Nov. 2016
Dew Claws: double
Estimated Adult Weight: at least 100 lbs
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in KY
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: Kids, Other Dogs, Cats
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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