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Hi! My name is Toby in VA – The Pyrfect Gentleman!

Pet ID: 18503802-NGPR-5083-F

I'm being cared for by

National Great Pyrenees Rescue

Facts about me

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

Our Toby is reviewing applications for his furever home! Toby is very much the gentle giant, he is very sweet and the pyrfect gentleman. He has a soft spot for his two legged foster siblings, and the feeling is mutual. Toby can often be found keeping an eye out while his young charges play, and he will join in their fun games every now and then. Whenever there is a skinned knee or a scraped elbow, Toby is almost always the first on scene to provide comfort. He adores babies and will go out of his way to get over to one! During the day, Toby loves to spend his time chewing his bones outdoors until the kids come home. This big boy also likes to stash his "stuff" in a pile, and occasionally adds toys to his pile, you know, just in case he needs them on a rainy day :) Toby is more of an introvert, so he does take a bit of time to warm up (he does enjoy being with men - "dads' are his favorite people :) Toby will do best in a home with children where he will be included as an essential part of the family. A female canine companion would also be great as well as a kitty for companionship. Shower him with love and patience and Toby will be very happy.

NGPR Pooch Profile

Name: Toby in VA

Age: 4 yrs 10 mos as of June 2023

Color: White

Dew Claws: Double

Estimated Adult Weight: 90 lbs

Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Dumfries, VA

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: Other female dogs. Respectful Kids of all ages. Cats 

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.

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.