- Good with Dogs
- Good with Cats
- Good with Kids
Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
You can see more beautiful dogs by visiting our Adoptable Dogs page.
This gorgeous young girl is Gemma and she is as sweet as she is adorable! Gemma has the prettiest face and such gorgeous markings. She even has the cutest sprinkle of freckles across her nose :) Gemma is a happy girl who loves people and gets along great with other dogs. She is a happy, playful girl who does great with cats and also loves to play with all of her doggie pals. Gemma came to rescue from a very crowded Tennessee shelter where she was picked up stray and went unclaimed. We are all so happy she is safe now in rescue. Gemma is such a sweet girl and she loves meeting people. She would love a doggie playmate in her new home to play and run around with. Gemma is walking nicely on leash. Her foster mom adores her and had this to say about her: "I love Gemma! She is a really good girl, sweet as can be. She is currently being kenneled indoors and doing great. Gemma plays great with other dogs and she is good with cats as well. Gemma even comes when she is called! She is always so happy to see you, and she is learning not to jump up when she is too excited :) Gemma loves attention and affection!" We cannot wait to see this beautiful girl get a great home of her own - could it be yours?
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Gemma in TN
Age: 1 yr 7 mos old as of Oct 2023
Color: Gorgeous white fluffy coat with gorgeous orange markings and some freckles
Dew Claws: Single
Estimated Adult Weight: Currently 78lbs, very thin & still growing so will gain weight and fill out
Current Location: NGPR approved boarding in Lebanon TN
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.
Housebroken: Currently in an indoor kennel, and keeps it very neat.
Can be Placed With: Good with kids, great with cats and other dogs
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.