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Hi! My name is Lance in IL- Longs to Be Your Sidekick!

Pet ID: 17817364-NGPR-4909-F

I'm being cared for by

National Great Pyrenees Rescue

Facts about me

  • Great Pyrenees (long coat)
  • X-Large
  • White
  • Male

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My Information

  • Good with Cats
  • House-Trained

My Story

Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.

Hi there! My name is Lance and I have been pondering how to find my furever person and ask – will you be my new best friend? I decided the best way is just to come out and ask so here goes...will you be my new parent, my best friend, my partner in crime, my walking buddy, my hang out on lazy Sunday afternoon’s sidekick—oops I mean can I be your sidekick? :) I want to tell you, I really like people – a LOT – and would love a one-person home. A person who understands and loves Great Pyrenees, and that it is my nature to want to protect my home. Visitors are ok, just give me a little time to meet them—I love my crate too! Oh...I almost forgot to tell you – cats are welcome, I am willing to share you with one or two of those silly little felines. If you don’t mind walking me and taking me out for potty breaks I can be a "leash-only" dog, but I am very good in a yard with a 5 ft fence. I am housetrained, LOVE leash walks, will sometimes sit if asked, but I am a Pyr after all, so it needs to be for a good reason! If you choose me to be your mate, I promise I will absolutely love you unconditionally (my foster mom taught me that big word). I will walk with you to get the mail, lay at your feet while you are watching a ball game or just go for a walk. Please put in an application to get to know me – you could be the person to make my world complete! 

NGPR Pooch Profile

Name: Lance in IL

Age: 3 yrs 11 mos old as of Dec 2023

Color: white

Dew Claws: double

Estimated Adult Weight: 100+ lbs

Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Decatur, IL

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.

Housebroken: yes

Can be Placed With: Cats, No Kids or Other Dogs

Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOT contain this breed. Lance can be a leash-walk only dog.

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.

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 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 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.