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Hi! My name is Mary in NY – Very Pretty “Pocket Pyr”

Pet ID: 17101929-NGPR-4727-F


I'm being cared for by

National Great Pyrenees Rescue


Facts about me


  • Great Pyrenees / Mixed (long coat)
  • Medium
  • White
  • Female

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My Information

  • Good with Dogs
  • Good with Cats
  • Good with Kids
  • House-Trained

My Story

Mary is best described as a perfectly proportioned petite Pyrenees doll (a "Pocket Pyr" :) She may be a mix, but looking at her all you see is this mini Pyrenees with all the big dog characteristics including the “Pyr-Paw”, white eyelashes, and a beautiful fan tail (she's not expected to get much bigger than her current weight, just 40 lbs). Mary enjoys being active and will need an adopter who can accommodate her love of playing, running and zoomies...yes, let’s not forget Miss Mary is still a puppy! She is a very smart girl and her foster Mom thinks her personality and playfulness could allow her to thrive learning an agility obstacle course, as Mary needs to be challenged, and is a fast learner. She came to rescue with an injury to one of her hind legs, but that hasn’t slowed her down one bit! In addition to playing, Miss Mary is also very happy to snuggle, and will never turn down a belly rub or good ear scratch :) Her favorite snacks are strawberry pop tarts, peanut butter and peanut butter flavored dog biscuits. Mary does have guarding issues with food and treats, but that’s simply resolved with separate feedings and controlled treat rewards. She gets along with other dogs and cats, but we are recommending older, respectful kids only who can understand her resource guarding. All in all, Mary will thrive with someone who is patient and is willing to continue working with a few of her quirks (and realizing she’ll be their shadow!) Mary has so much love to give and although this petite girl has had a rough start in life, her heart is truly the size of a big breed dog!

NGPR Pooch Profile

Name: Mary in NY

Age: 1 yr 3 mos old as of June 2022

Color: White

Dew Claws: unknown

Estimated Adult Weight: currently 40 lbs, will not get much larger

Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Erin, NY

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: yes

Can be Placed With: Other Dogs, Cats, Respectful Kids (teenage and older)

Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOT contain this breed.

Fees: $550 adoption fee.

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.