Millie and Milo are an adult, bonded pair of purebred Great Pyrenees who were found wandering in the woods in the summer by two good samaritans. These two love people and are extremely affectionate, ride well in carriers in the car, and love to play with toys and tennis balls. Millie is afraid of thunderstorms and guns, but Milo seems fine with anything. Both are patient for grooming and nail clipping. Milo tested positive for Heartworm, was treated with immiticide in July and has since tested negative. Leash training is in progress, but since they are being kenneled outside, housetraining is unknown, but is usually a quick learn for pyrs. As of 11/2012, Millie weighs 75 lbs, Milo 86 lbs; they will probably grow for another year. After being shaved for the summer, their fur is growing back into full, beautiful pyr coats.
NGPR does not adopt dogs to homes with children under 6 years old.
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Millie & Milo in Missouri
Age: a little over 4 years old as of Mar. 2015
Dew Claws: yes, full set of doubles
Estimated Adult Weight: 100 lbs
Origin: Eastern MO
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in MO. Not available to MA or NH.
Medical: Spayed and neutered, dewormed, negative for heartworm, microchipped, up-to-date on vaccinations and currently on flea, tick and heartworm preventative. These dogs travel with an Interstate Health Certificate required by the USDA confirming that all the above criteria have been met.
Housebroken: not verified, living in kennel outside
Can be Placed With: older kids, no cats, no dogs, no livestock
Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required. NO EXCEPTIONS. Invisible fence is NOT acceptable. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY for this dog unless you have SECURE, VISIBLE, ABOVE-GROUND FENCING.
Fees: $500 adoption fee for the pair, plus transport of $300 if they are adopted in the northeastern US or New England area.
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