Carol - Great Pyrenees (long coat) Dog For Adoption
Great Pyrenees Dog For Adoption in Garland, TX

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Organization Name: Saving Pyrs In Need
Location: Garland, TX 75043
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Breed: Great Pyrenees
Gender: Female Female
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Carol

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 03/18/2017
Location: Garland, TX 75043
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Long
Grooming Needs Moderate
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Not Good With Small Dogs
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Intelligent
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (long coat). Meet Carol! She is a lovely, tender-hearted, beautiful girl with the biggest, deep brown eyes that will capture you instantly. Pair those peepers with her soft cream and tan badger markings on a soft white coat, and you can’t help but fall in love. Born around February 14, 2012, Carol is good with other dogs, and she would love a big doggy companion to play with and hang out. She doesn’t tolerate small dogs that tend to steal her toys. She even likes cats! To show her affection for her fellow canines and felines, she regularly cleans their ears! Carol would like to live in a quiet household where things are calm and consistent. She is house trained and leash trained. She can be a little shy upon meeting new people, so she would do great with someone who will make her feel confident and loved. After you win her trust, she will show her appreciation by becoming the best, loving, affectionate family dog. This sweet, sensitive girl is available for adoption only in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees! For the most current information and pictures, don't miss our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SPINrescue

Great Pyrenees

A.K.A. : Patou, Chien des Pyrénées, Chien de Montagne des, Pyrénées, Montañés del Pirineo, Gos de muntanya dels, Pirineus
Overview: The Great Pyrenees needs a lot of space for exercise, though he can be calm and well-behaved indoors. He forms a loyal and loving attachment to his family, though often chooses to be close to one special family member.
Breed Group: Working
Weight (lbs): male: 100, female: 85
Height (in): male: 27-32, female: 25-29
Colors: White or white with markings of gray, badger, reddish brown, or tan.
Coat: The weather resistant double coat consists of a long, flat, thick, outer coat of coarse hair, straight or slightly undulating, and lying over a dense, fine, woolly undercoat.
Character: Great Pyrenees dogs are gentle and very friendly with other dogs and with kids. They are happy to protect their family when needed.
Temperament: This breed will be a good dog for anyone. They get along well with other dogs, other animals, children, or visitor.
Care: The Great Pyrenees requires regular grooming with a brush and comb to prevent the occasional tangles.
Training: This breed is sensitive to the tone of your voice, so training should be consistent and calm.
Activity: The Great Pyrenees loves to swim, but should have long walks only as an adult.
Country of Origin: France
Health Issue: This breed is prone to hip dysplasia and skin problems.
Life Expectancy: 10

More About Great Pyrenees Breed
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    • Great Pyrenees Dog For Adoption in Garland, TX

      Cheryl

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (long coat). Say hello to beautiful Miss Cheryl! Born approximately November 2014, this Great Pyrenees girl has been through a lot. She is learning that her lack of a leg does not make her less of a dog. She is learning how to get on the couch, but has not quite figured out stairs completely yet. She needs a home that does not have any stairs and has carpet or plenty of rugs. Cheryl is a bit shy at first but opens up once she gets to know you. With lots of love in her foster home, she is flourishing. She is proving to be the most chill dog! Some ear scratching and some food, and she is in heaven. She is the true definition of a breathing rug! Her foster family adores her, and says she will make someone a wonderful forever family member. Cheryl has decided that she loves her bed and doesn’t even want to leave it to eat. In true Pyr fashion, she wants to lay down to eat but only if she can do so on her favorite blanket. She is house and crate trained and walks great on a leash. She’s fine with cats and older, considerate children. Cheryl will be fine as the only dog in the house or with a dog companion. She is still learning to play, so right now we would say the doggie companion(s) needs to be a little bit calmer so that they don’t knock her over. Cheryl is available for adoption only in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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      Mitchell

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (long coat). Meet marvelous Mitchell! He is an absolutely gorgeous Great Pyrenees born around April 16, 2014. We don’t know Mitchell’s background, but he has exhibited nothing less than typical Pyr confidence, trust, and adaptability. He loves everyone he meets. As a laid-back dude, he prefers the company of human adults over children; the young’ns bring too much excitement for his taste. He likes to play with his doggy companions in the cool of a morning, then he wants to chillax the rest of his day. One or two canine playmates is all he needs – no big crowds for this relaxed boy. Mitchell is house-trained and ready for his forever home. He still has a playful side but has left those puppy habits behind, so there’s need to worry about him eating your furniture or your slippers! Just don’t try to crate him – he absolutely will not go in a crate – and there’s no need for it in his case. His wish list is small. He just wants someone to keep him safe and love him unconditionally. Simple as that. Mitchell is available for adoption only in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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      Tiny

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (long coat). Say hello to Tiny! Born August 17, 2007, this Great Pyrenees girl knows how to do a lazy Saturday morning, lounging on the nearest dog bed as you lounge on the couch. Tiny was owner-surrendered for being too old! This sweetie has a lot more time and love to give. She gets along with other dogs, is leash trained and house trained. One of the cutest things she does is give you the “Pyr paw” first with the left, then with the right. She has ambidextrous Pyr paw! Tiny is available for adoption only in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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    • Great Pyrenees-Saint Bernard Mix Dog For Adoption in Garland, TX

      Neffie

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees-Saint Bernard Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees / Saint Bernard / Mixed (short coat). Meet Neffie! She is a gorgeous Great Pyrenees mix with striking color features. Weighing in at close to 125 pounds, she is most likely mixed with some sort of mountain dog or St. Bernard. Neffie was born around January 2010 and has quite a bit of energy for her age and size. She is a low-maintenance girl, and is super eager to please. She loves to be under your hand as much as possible, soaking up all the love you will give. She was definitely in rough shape until SPIN rescued her. She is recovering very well from various skin conditions and joint stiffness from many years of lying on hard floors with not very good care. She's a couch cuddler most of the time, but take her on a walk or play in the backyard and you'll see her puppy side come out! Neffie would do great with a family with older kids or no kids at home, and she's happy with a doggie companion, or just her human companion is good too! A huge bonus would be a home with no stairs and one with either carpet or rugs so she can get some better traction when she walks! SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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      Dora

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (medium coat). Introducing Dora, a petite Great Pyrenees with great dreams. Born approximately February 2015, this beautiful 60 pound pocket Pyr is going to make some person a perfect pet. She was pulled from a shelter so we do not know her background, but we do know she is a sweetheart. Dora is well-mannered, house trained, and doggy door trained. She loves toys and loves playing outside. She would be great as an only dog as long as her human is not gone for long hours – she loves her humans! Dora enjoys hanging out with large dogs; however, she does not do well around dogs smaller than herself. Above all, Dora loves human companionship and attention. This is not a girl who will be content waiting all day for someone to come home to give her just a little attention. She wants to be part of your world. She wants to go on adventures with you and then find time for cuddles. Dora's first dream came true - she was rescued. But she is still dreaming of a home of her own filled with unconditional love. Is it your face she sees when she closes her eyes? SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees! For the most current information and pictures, don't miss our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/SPINrescue
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      Maya

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (medium coat). Pick a pair of pretty Pyrs, and say hello to Maya! Born approximately January 2013, this beautiful Great Pyrenees is ready for her forever home. Ideally, we would like to keep her with her sister, Anna. Would you consider adopting both girls? They are great with kids, cats, and dogs of all sizes. Maya is a special girl with beautiful eyes that look straight to your soul. She has such a sweet disposition that everyone will want her. She is breathing rug, gentle giant, very quiet, and simply just lays around waiting for cuddles. But Maya is waiting for the perfect person to be selected just for her - one who will always be considerate of her needs. Maya has hip dysplasia and will require joint supplements for the rest of her life. The fewer stairs the better. But don't think that hip dysplasia slows her down when it comes to getting where she wants to be. She has no problem getting onto couch, ottoman, and love seat. She's a lounger, and lounging in the company of her people is one of her favorite activities. Maya's person also needs to be sensitive to her fear of storms. She will settle right away once put in her crate. Hips and storms aside, Maya is a perfect girl. She will be a wonderful match for someone looking for a lower energy companion to love on. Maya has a sweet disposition and looking for the right home where she will be loved. SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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      Anna

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (medium coat). Pick a pair of pretty Pyrs! Introducing beautiful Anna, a Great Pyrenees born approximately January 2013. Ideally, we would like to keep her with her sister, Maya. Would you consider adopting both girls? They are great with kids, cats, and dogs of all sizes. Anna is very healthy and loves to play outside. She is a sweet and loving lady who loves to cuddle. And she'll need all the cuddling she can get as she goes through heartworm treatment. In Texas the best way to say "I love you" to your dog is to protect them from this nasty parasite. Seeing an innocent dog like Anna through this treatment affords a bonding opportunity that cannot be measured. She will always know it was you who cared enough to help her get better. Anna is looking forward to being an inside dog with someone to spoil her. At 4 years, she has left those silly puppy habits behind. She is housetrained and walks nicely on her leash. She gets along with other dogs and might like to have a fur friend to keep her company. She loves her humans and could be an only pet as well. Anna is ready for love and is waiting patiently for someone to take a chance on her. SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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      Skyy

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (long coat). Pick a pair of perfect Pyrs! My name is Skyy, and I’m a girl, born approximately November 2015. My foster mommy DNA'd me, and I am certified 100% Great Pyrenees! I am bonded with my brother, Smirnoff, so we need to be adopted together, please. We are so happy together! We are still toddlers and will need a home where someone is there at least part-time. As far as trendy fashion accessories go, I think I may be the best buy out there! I'll match with any outfit, as I'm all white with gray/beige swirled accents. I love being anywhere my humans are. I'm pet-door trained and leash trained. I am a toddler and love playing tug-a war with the other dogs in my foster home, and keeping the squirrels and rabbits at bay. Got a pond or creek nearby? I adore running through knee-deep water and dashing about. Strangers sometimes make me a little leery, but I suppose that's not a bad thing in this day and age - ha! I warm up to people pretty quickly, and would love to have people of my own who will help me learn the ways of the world. My brother and I were not well taken care of before we were rescued, but I am learning humans can be good, especially when they come with treats. I'm hoping for a perfect home that will make everyone feel better, and I know I have a lot of love to give to just the right family. Could it be yours? SPIN Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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      Smirnoff

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (long coat). Pick a pair of perfect Pyrs! Smirnoff was born approximately November 2015. We did a DNA test on him, and he is 100% Great Pyrenees. He is bonded with his sister, Skyy, so they will need to be adopted together. They are still toddlers and will need a home where someone is there at least part-time until they grow into calmer adults. Smirnoff is an amazing Great Pyrenees. He is a calm laid back boy, a little on the shy side. Smirnoff and his sister Skyy were not given much human interaction before coming into rescue, but he is very curious, and will come around after a few belly scratches and words of encouragement. He enjoys snuggle time - especially getting his head, belly, and ears scratched. Smirnoff barks when there’s something to bark at, but he’s not an excessive barker. He is trained to a pet door and is leashed trained. Smirnoff has a delightful, happy disposition, loves to play and gets along great with all he meets. We are unsure how he is with cats, but we can always test him if needed. Spin Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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      Dirk

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Garland, TX
      Posted Breed: Great Pyrenees (long coat). Meet Dirk. Born approximately August 1, 2013. Dirk is a tripod sweet soul who has had a bit of a rough start in life. He above all wants to be loved and be accepted and feel secure. Dirk does not want you to feel sorry for him. He wants and needs a family who will treat him like a normal dog and provide him with a secure, stable life. Due to his past and his physical infirmities, Dirk would do best with humans who are experienced dog owners with knowledge of dog behavior and body language. He would not be suitable for a family with children with lots of activities and going ons because while Dirk can get around reasonably well on 3 legs, he is not nearly as physically strong or robust as his size might suggest. He also has high prey drive and thus cannot be in a home with cats or other small critter pets. Dirk is friendly to humans and is pretty responsive to basic commands (come, sit, down, crate, go) for a pyr. He loves to be brushed (he is equally ok with a comb, undercoat rake, pin brush and slicker brush). Also, since he’s missing the right rear leg, he particularly appreciates it if you would give him nice scratches on the whole right side of his body a few times a day :-) He is sensitive around his hip and tail area so grooming around those areas should be done slowly and gently and taking cues from him as he will let you know. Dirk can get along with other dogs, but they must be of a particular temperament. Dirk had little to no socialization growing up and spent a significant amount of his early life at the end of a chain. As a result, what he looks for in a canine companion is a dog who is confident, laid back, and nonreactive that can anchor him and provide him with a sense of security. His canine companion can be either male or female, so long as he/she has the right type of personality for Dirk. Dirk is not one for a novice dog owner. But if you are an experienced dog owner looking for a special soul to share your life with, please consider giving Dirk a chance at a love filled home that he deserves. Dirk is available for local adoption only. Spin Pyrs are all in foster homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Potential adopters are asked to make travel arrangements if they live elsewhere. All SPIN dogs are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and on heartworm prevention. Please go to our website www.SpinRescue.org and fill out an application for this great Great Pyrenees!
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