- Good with Dogs
- Good with Cats
Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
This handsome gentleman is Gatsby, and he is very eager for his very own family to love! Since coming into the rescue, this boy has mastered quite a few cues and has been practicing excellent indoor manners. Despite his size, Gatsby prefers to hang out with medium-size, female pooches who do not have over-the-top energy. When the weather is nice, he loves to run and wrestle with another female pup. This boy is so funny that, even when playing with his friends in the yard, he will always come over to "check-in" with his person before going off to have some more fun. When visitors come by, Gatsby is always happy to greet them and is eager to get some loving. For the most part, Gatsby is very calm and gentle; he is happy with just hanging out and watching the world goes by. This is a boy who very much prefers things to be predictable; once he is familiar with certain routines, he feels safe and settles comfortably. Gatsby will do well in a quiet home with an experienced handler who will work with him and help him prepare for unpredictable triggers that might startle him. Once you gain his trust, this boy will turn into your most affectionate and loyal companion!
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Gatsby in DE
Age: 5 yrs old of June 2022
Dew Claws: Single
Estimated Adult Weight: 130 lbs
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Newark, DE
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 calm, medium-sized female dogs, dog-savvy cats. No kids.
Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOT contain this breed.
Fees: Adoption Fee $525
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.
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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.
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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.