Hi! My name is Angel. I am an 18 month old “pocket pyr”; weighing in at only 60lbs. I am a girl who loves to be out swimming, hiking and playing with my foster siblings. In fact, I would do best in a home where I would have other dogs to play with! I require a secure fence, because like many pyrs, I consider my property to be as far as the eye can see :) I require an experienced pyr owner who has patience and is a strong pack leader. I will do best with structure and boundaries. My foster mom says my leash walking skills are coming along nicely. I am housebroken and very smart; sit and shake, anyone? Are you going to be that special someone that can provide me a “furever” home? I can be placed with kids over 12, other dogs and dog savvy cats.
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Angel in CT
Age: 19 mos. old as of Oct. 2016
Dew Claws: Yes
Estimated Adult Weight: 60 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: Older Kids (12 and older), Dogs (with introduction), Cats (dog-savvy)
Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOT contain this breed.
Fees: $475 adoption fee.
If you can't foster or adopt at this time, please consider helping our Neediest Cases.
Please visit our ADOPTION CENTER to complete the application form and learn more about Pyrs and our adoption process. Thanks.
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.
More Information: Questions? The fastest way to learn more about a dog is to fill out the application form below. If you call or e-mail you are reducing your chances of adopting this animal as we direct our time and energy to first serving those who apply. For more information about our adoption process please visit our adoption information page.
Want to help but can’t adopt now? You can make a tax-exempt donation by visiting our donation page.
This exceptional Great Pyrenees dog has been selected for sponsorship by National Great Pyrenees Rescue (NGPR)We have many Pyrs and Pyr mixes who need homes and not all of them are posted. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
Love this breed? NGPR now has a Rescue Store where your purchase goes to help our rescue dogs and neediest cases.
Your message has been sent to National Great Pyrenees Rescue.
You'll receive a copy, too, at to help you keep track of which pets you've inquired about, and which shelters and rescues you've emailed.
NOTE: Some shelters have physical locations you can visit; some of these shelters may only have pets for a limited time, so please do not wait for a reply—just go visit the shelter! Other organizations are rescue groups run by busy volunteers who may take a while to reply. You can find information about the shelter or rescue group caring for this pet, and their adoption procedures, on the pet's details page on Adopt-a-Pet.com.