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Hi! My name is Shelby in CT – Shy Girl Needs Patient Adopter

Pet ID: 15202933-NGPR-4060-F


I'm being cared for by

National Great Pyrenees Rescue


Facts about me


  • Great Pyrenees (long coat)
  • Large
  • White
  • Female

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My Information

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

My Story

Beautiful Shelby has grown and flourished with her foster and is ready for her furever home! Shelby appreciates having her space, and needs the safety of her crate where she can have her alone time. She is a gentle, low maintenance girl who would love to have a confident and gentle male canine companion to play with and show her that life isn’t all that scary. She currently has a male foster sibling and enjoys playing and running around outside with him (Shelby would need a 5 foot fence), so we're sure a male dog in her new home will help her adjust. Shelby loves when her humans make silly noises and having a consistent routine makes her very happy! She also enjoys car rides and does very well in the car, she also appreciates the occasional pizza treat :) We understand that a dog who likes their space and prefers to be independent is not for everyone, but we know the pyrfect family is out there for Miss Shelby! She would love her new humans to live a quiet life, with not many visitors or guests and people that will allow her to do things in her own time. It will be very rewarding to watch Shelby slowly come out of her shell. She may never conquer some of her fears (including fireworks and thunderstorms), so her new humans need to be ok with that. If this sweet, gentle and low-maintenance girl sounds like she would fit in with your low-key lifestyle please apply today to give Shelby her chance at furever!

NGPR Pooch Profile

Name: Shelby in CT

Age: 3 yrs 5 mos old as of June 2022

Color: white/golden

Dew Claws: one double one single

Estimated Adult Weight: 70 lbs

Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Middletown, CT

Medical: Spayed, dewormed, negative for heartworm, up-to-date on vaccinations and currently on flea and tick 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, Male Dogs, No kids

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

Fees: Adoption Fee $550.

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.

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