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Hi! My name is Poach in OH – Cuddle Is His Middle Name!

Pet ID: 19536300-NGPR-5353-F

I'm being cared for by

National Great Pyrenees Rescue

Facts about me

  • Great Pyrenees / Mixed (short coat)
  • X-Large
  • White
  • Male

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My Information

  • Good with Dogs
  • Good with Cats
  • Good with Kids

My Story

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

If you enjoy breakfast, and even if you don’t you will LOVE the Egg Litter—8 Great Pyr puppies who found their way into rescue when their owner became sick and could no longer care for them. Poach, affectionately called “Po” by his foster family is just the sweetest little guy. Poach is best described as calm and laid back, totally content to chill by himself, chewing on a toy and relaxing. He has been known to join in the pool fun – for a short period of time. "Cuddle" is his middle name – cuddling, laying on his back in his human’s lap, dosing off while getting his belly and ears rubbed with kisses is just the best thing ever in this boys mind. He just loves his foster mom and is totally content to follow her around, sitting between her legs, even patiently waiting behind a closed door for her to appear :) Like his siblings, Poach knows hand signals to sit for a treat, and is mastering the “wait” when entering/exiting doors. He is very respectful of the adult dogs in his home. Poach will need a home with someone home with him often and a good “hanging out” fur sibling to love and learn from, along with a fenced yard. Looking for a chill, easy going sidekick? Poach is your boy!

NGPR Pooch Profile

Name: Poach in OH

Age: 17 wks old as of mid Sept 2023

Color: white

Dew Claws: Double

Estimated Adult Weight: 100+ lbs

Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Centerville, OH

Medical: Pup will be placed on a spay/neuter contract with a date specified for the spay or neuter procedure to be performed by. 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: working on it!

Can be Placed With: Cats, Other Dogs, Older 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.

Transport: Not available to the West Coast - please see our list of Northwest dogs

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.