Our Great Pyrenees Rescue Bert was a 5 year old neutered male when he came to us for Rescue in July 2007 and entered our dog adoption program. Bert was a lovely dog who was great with people but unfortunately had territorial issues with other dogs. This did present a problem in placing him as he would not do well in a home which already had pets. Further, he was aggressive with other dogs in a social atmosphere - even out walking.
Bert needed a home where his new owners would have lots of patience with him and take the time to gradually increase his social skills. Bert was not a simple dog adoption case.
It was possible that these skills would never be fully developed. Bert was also a bit of an escape artist so needed a secure home with some space where he could roam.
Bert was in rescue for nearly 10 months before being placed. His new home is located on 200 acres of property - lots of room to roam and not too near other dogs. His owners have horses and Bert has learned to guard the horses, which are now part of his "flock". Bert is happy and thriving. His social skills are still being worked on, but with the patience and kindness of his new owners we know he will do quite well.
Thank you for supporting our dog adoption efforts and providing Bert a great home in which to thrive.
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Jun 25, 17 07:39 AM
have a 12 week half Great Pyrenees and half Anatolian Shepherd. Should he be on a raw diet of chicken and beef or is he too young?
Jun 23, 17 06:01 PM
Greetings! We adopted our Great Pyrenees fifteen months ago. We live in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, where it can be quite hot and sticky. Last year,
Jun 23, 17 09:52 AM
Do they keep their winter coat year round?
Jun 22, 17 07:35 PM
*ADOPTED* This is very sweet 8-year old Simon who has come from a bad situation. As you can see, he cannot bend his back legs and he is very bowed and
Jun 22, 17 07:34 PM
*ADOPTED* This is very sweet 6-year old Athena, Pyr cross, who has come from a bad situation. She recently had a hernia removed and is recovering well.
Jun 22, 17 04:47 PM
Bear is a six-year old who loves to spend his days outside in between walks and hikes but will come in to snuggle up for the night. He is good with people,
Jun 22, 17 04:43 PM
9 wk old Pyrenees ...just picked him up, he seems quite? Lays around a lot and seems a bit skinny. Been deformed has shots. He eats and is drinking water.
Jun 21, 17 05:35 AM
*ADOPTED* This beautiful sweetie never made it to our adoptables. Her family put in an application, in came Sophie and she went right to her new family.