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Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
Sweet Abbe is looking for a retirement home of her own to spend her golden years. This lovely girl was loved and cherished for most of her life, until her owner passed away recently, and she found herself going through applications for her next furever home. Although Abbe may not be as energetic as some of the younger puppers, she still walks with a pep in her step and is always eager when she hears the jingle of the leash. Abbe adores her regular neighborhood walks so she can keep up with the current events, and she is happy to tag along for a car ride as you run chores, especially if you are willing to make a pit stop to get a much deserved puppuccino! Abbe is also quite the connoisseur of treats - she keeps a secret log of the best treats she has savored and if you ask nicely, she will let you take a quick peek so you know which ones to pick out at the store :) This lovely girl still has all the love in the world to give, and she is the pyrfect companion for someone who is also looking for someone to love unconditionally. Will that be you? If that's the case, apply now and bring this girl home in time for all the holiday festivities!
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Abbe in CT
Age: 9 yrs 6 mos old as of Nov 2023
Dew Claws: Double
Estimated Adult Weight: 85 lbs
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Thompson, CT
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: Another similar sized male dog. Not yet tested with cats or kids.
Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOT contain this breed.
Fees: Adoption fees are determined on a sliding scale depending on age, location and transport. Fees for dogs adopted locally start at $400 and can range up to $700 for puppies under six months. Puppies placed on spay/neuter contracts receive $100 back when the dog is spayed or neutered. Transport costs are included in the adoption fee. Fees for senior dogs (7 or older) and foster dogs will be adjusted accordingly.
NYS Registered Rescue # RR102
Our goal is to assess every application on its own merits. Key considerations are: 1) the experience of the applicant with large breed dogs 2) children in the household or regularly visiting the household are ready for a large-breed dog who is a guardian by nature and 3) the sex of other dogs currently residing in the household to avoid same-sex aggression issues. For puppies under six months old, the applicant’s ability to socialize the puppy with older dogs is a priority.
We may consider fostering for some of our dogs who are in boarding. Please visit Fostering FAQfor an application and information about our fostering program.
If you can't foster or adopt at this time, please consider helping our Neediest Cases or making a tax-exempt donation by visiting our Donate page.
Please complete the adoption application and visit nationalpyr.org to learn more about Pyrs and our adoption process. National Great Pyrenees Rescue (NGPR) is not a shelter. We are a non-profit, tax-exempt rescue who has been rescuing the breed for 15 years. Visit nationalpyr.org to learn more about us, our mission and our breed.
More Information: Questions? The fastest way to learn more about a dog is to fill out our online application. If you call or e-mail you are reducing your chances of adopting this animal as we direct our time and energy to first serving those who apply.
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 Adoptable Dogs.