Hi there! I'm Babe! I am 2 1/2 year old Pyrenees lady, and I am such a lovely girl. I have the traditional Pyr look with a long, fluffy white coat which I enjoy having brushed. I usually hang out inside, but I do like to snooze with my stuffed animals outside. I will sometimes lay in the grass for hours. When I come inside, I enjoy a nice treat of cheese or rice in beef broth. They are both so yummy! Sudden hand movements and loud noises frighten me a bit, but even when I am frightened, I am a very well behaved girl. I walk nicely on a leash, and I am crate trained as well. Also, I wait nicely for my foster mom to open the door, and I don't rush out. I like to please my people, and I am responsive when learning commands. In fact, I am learning basic commands like sit and down, and I am currently learning to use a bell to let my foster family know that I need to go outside. When I want to play, I jump up and down, but I don't jump on people. I would love to have a nice yard where I can bury an occasional bone and play with my family and other dogs. I really enjoy the company of adults, children, and other dogs, so ideally, I would like to belong to a family that likes to take trips to the bark park! Woof! So don't wait! Pick me today!
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
Female Great Pyrenees rarely cohabitate with other females successfully. Our goal is for each adoption to be a permanent placement, therefore homes that already have a female dog are not eligible to adopt a female Pyr.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Babe in MI
Age: 2 1/2 years old as of Dec. 2016
Dew Claws: yes- double
Estimated Adult Weight: 65-70 lbs
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in MI
Medical: Spayed, 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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