- Good with Dogs
- Good with Cats
- Good with Kids
Adoption Pending. You can see more of these beautiful dogs by clicking on Rescue Dogs.
You can see more beautiful dogs by visiting our Adoptable Dogs page.
This very handsome boy is Spencer and he is a such a sweetheart! As nice as can be, although he had a tough start in life he couldn't be any sweeter! Spencer is amazing with other dogs and loves people. He is gentle and sweet and even does great with kitties. He mostly ignores them but is extremely respectful of cats. Spencer walks nicely on a leash. His foster mom describes him as snuggly and sweet and extremely gentle and patient - just a very mellow chill boy :) Perfectly housetrained and very respectful indoors - he's such a good boy! He would do well in a home with another dog buddy to pal around with and will be fine with kitties. He came in to rescue with a long full coat but unfortunately, he was so matted the groomer decided that shaving him was the best option, so now he has a shorter coat, but that is growing in very nicely. This boy is a true sweetheart and we can't wait to see him get a great home of his own - Spencer will make a wonderful addition for some lucky family!
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Spencer in TN
Age: 1 yr 6 mos old as of Sept 2023
Color: Gorgeous White fluffy coat growing in as he was recently shaved due to matting
Dew Claws: none
Estimated Adult Weight: About 85 pounds now and growing, likely 100+ pounds when full grown and fills out
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Knoxville, TN
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, Cats, Other Dogs
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.