The definition of a buddy is: a close friend, pal, someone who does an activity with you. This Buddy is a 2 year old purebred Great Pyrenees who very much needs a “buddy” of his own. Buddy was not well socialized, so he will need his new “furever” friend to help him learn to trust. Buddy is great on a leash, and enjoys going on daily walks. Buddy is a “gentle” attention seeker, preferring to lay his head in your lap to receive those much loved head pats, but he is also happy just chewing on his Busy Bone, antlers or knuckle bones. Buddy will even give kisses - not always common with this breed! Although Buddy gets along well with other dogs, he would thrive in a home where he wouldn’t have to share his person’s attention. Buddy likes to investigate his surroundings, but is not an “escape artist”, preferring to be with his person. Buddy is white with “wolf gray” markings and is on the smaller size for a male Pyr (around 80 lbs). Buddy has double dew claws and is housebroken. He can be placed either as an only dog, or with a female dog, and is fine with cats.
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Buddy in OH
Age: 2 yrs old as of Jan. 2017
Dew Claws: yes
Estimated Adult Weight: 80 lbs
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Springfield, OH
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: female dogs (or as only dog), cats, kids unknown
Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOTcontain this breed.
Fees: Adoption Fee $300 - $475 depending on age and location.
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