Betsy is a wonderful, adult Pyr who is active enough to keep you moving with the adorable personality we know and love from our favorite breed! After proper introductions, Betsy loves her humans and will follow them from room to room. Betsy had a rough start in life so she’s a bit slower to warm up to new visitors in the home. A quiet home, with a human who’s around to hang out with her, would be best for Betsy. Once you’ve earned her trust, she loves to be pet and kissed, and she will happily let you brush her all day long 🙂 Betsy is house trained and good inside the home but has been known to counter surf from time to time. Like a typical Pyr, protecting her home is her number one priority so she’s not a fan of cars passing by the house or those pesky birds coming into her yard. Betsy likes her peace and quiet, therefore young, loud children are not for her – she’s not a fan of screaming or commotion so a quiet home environment will be best. Betsy is doing well with her canine foster siblings but will require proper introduction to any dogs. She doesn’t want any dogs near her food so feeding her separately is a must. Betsy loves to alert her humans of incoming threats, when outdoors, but indoors she is relatively calm. Being a southern girl, she's not a big fan of winter, but she does love to lay in the cool AC on hot days! She also loves a good kong toy or deer antler but should always be supervised with soft stuffed toys as she’s been known to swallow one or two in the past! Betsy is smart and strong with great energy and with patience, she will assimilate into her new environment nicely and reward you with lots of love. She is sure to keep a smile on your face with her wonderful pyrsonality. If you have the quiet home that Betsy is looking for please apply for this sweet girl today!
NGPR Pooch Profile
Name: Betsy in GA
Age: 5 yrs 3 mos old as of June 2022
Color: All white fluffy coat a bit of grey on her ears
Dew Claws: yes double
Estimated Adult Weight: 90 lbs,
Current Location: NGPR approved foster in Kennesaw, GA
Medical: Spayed, 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, Other Male Dogs, No Cats
Fencing: Secure VISIBLE fencing is required; invisible fencing WILL NOT contain this breed.
Fees: Adoption Fee $325 – $550 depending on age and location; transport included.
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.
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.