Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
Tobias is a member of the NGPR family who is a sweet and lovable boy who in the past hasn’t had much in the way of human kindness. He came into rescue at 60 pounds, which was about 40 pounds underweight. Folks, that’s a lot. Before he can trust, he has to know that he’ll be fed, watered, and treasured for the unique gift that he is.
Luckily for us, dogs don’t hold grudges. After just 1 week in rescue, he was giving big tail wags to greet his foster mom; he came out of his kennel on his own for attention (which he loves); and he’s been ignoring his snotty next-door kennel neighbor. That’s the start of good things. But Tobias needs you—yes, you—in order to be all that he can be. It mostly means good groceries, loving attention, and accepting him into your heart and family. It sounds just like what anyone would want, doesn’t it? How about it—will you help Tobias become all that he can be...a loyal and loving friend.
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Tobias in KY
Age: 2 years old as of Oct. 2016
Dew Claws: Yes
Estimated Adult Weight: should be around 100 lbs. (but needs some groceries!)
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 an Interstate Health Certificate required by the USDA confirming that all the above criteria have been met.
Can be Placed With: Other Dogs, Kids and Cats unknown
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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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.
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