- Good with Dogs
- Good with Cats
- Good with Kids
Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
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This absolutely adorable young boy with the scruffy face is Linus and he is a gem! Linus is a very friendly boy, good with people and great with other dogs. He is even good with cats and grew up with them so he should be fine with a dog-savvy cat. Linus is just a young boy now, so he is still a fun-loving growing pup. He is a Great Pyrenees with a smidge of Komondor which accounts for his extra fluffy scruffy coat. He is such a good looking boy with an excellent temperament! Linus came in from a very large group of animals and he especially loves other dogs, so he would love a playmate or two to pal around the yard with. He came to rescue from a farmer/breeder in Tennessee who had more dogs than they could possibly care for. Mostly left to roam and breed, so the county got involved and contacted rescue for help. Linus will likely need to brush up on his housebreaking skills, however he was very neat in his kennel. We just love this adorable boy and so will you - we can't wait to see handsome Linus find a great furever family of his own!
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Linus in NJ
Age: 1 yr 2 mos old as of Oct 2023
Color: Gorgeous long White fluffy scruffy coat
Dew Claws: Double
Estimated Adult Weight: Currently 70 lbs, thin so should gain more
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Caldwell, NJ
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.
Can be Placed With: Older kids, Other dogs, Cats
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.