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Hi! My name is Memphis in OH – BIG Boy With A BIG Heart!

Pet ID: 18084839-NGPR-4987-F


I'm being cared for by

National Great Pyrenees Rescue


Facts about me


  • Great Pyrenees (long coat)
  • X-Large
  • White with Red, Golden, Orange or Chestnut
  • Male

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My Information

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

My Story

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

Memphis—the big boy with a big heart! This boy will be 2 years old on Feb. 14 and is dreaming about being home with you to shower your family with all the love you could ever ask for not only on the “love holiday” but every day of the year! There really isn’t much in this world this boy isn’t over the moon for—especially his people! Not only is he gorgeous and loveable, but he is also super smart and always ready to learn something new—he just wants to please his people. He is housetrained, crate trained, walks great on a leash, rides well in the car, is great at the groomer, vet, and is VERY treat motivated—did we mention he loves food, too :) He is currently fostered with puppies who he is amazing with, playing, hanging out—he seems to take them under his wing—he just wants to be loved! Memphis relishes playing with his foster mom's nieces and nephew and gets so excited when they come to visit; however, he is a Pyrenees so only homes with large breed experience please. Memphis would love a home with a secure fenced yard to patrol and keep you safe. A female canine sister to play with would be great too! He plays for short periods and then is content to chill. Do you love BIG dogs and have guardian breed experience? Are you looking for a sidekick to run errands, go hiking with or a walk around the block, or just hang out with—Memphis is your guy! He promises to make you smile every day—what are you waiting for?

NGPR Pooch Profile

Name: Memphis in OH

Age: 1 yr 10 mos old as of Dec 2023

Color: white with badger markings

Dew Claws: Double

Estimated Adult Weight: 130 lbs

Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Bellevue, OH

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, Other Dogs, Kids

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.