Children in the home must be at least 6 years old.
Boys just want to have fun, says Dover, a 3 1/2 year old Great Pyrenees male who is just looking for three things in life: someone to love, toys, and canine play mates. This handsome boy is a very happy, playful dog who has not lost his inner puppy spirit. Dover has a very devoted nature and loves to follow his person around, and just being with them as much as possible. Dover loves to play and chase balls, but don’t expect to get it back :) His nickname is 'Toy Boy' as he is all about toys, toys, and more toys! Throw in a buddy to hang out and play with and his day will be complete! He is not picky about his playmate and does great with dogs medium to large in size. This handsome boy is crate trained and housebroken. He no longer has to stay in his crate at his foster home; but can be found napping in it from time to time. Dover’s foster mom says “what I love most about him is his dedication to humans, his great temperament and desire to please”! Dover would love a forever home with other dogs and older children to play with him. If you are looking for a dedicated friend and family member for life, Dover is your boy!
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Dover in KY
Age: 3 1/2 years old as of Mar. 2017
Dew Claws: yes double
Estimated Adult Weight: 80 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 (teen and older), Other Dogs, Cats probably
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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