Wonderful Dog Adoption Stories By Great Pyrenees Mountain Dog Lovers

We never tire of reporting successful dog adoption stories. It is, after all, what many dedicated club members have committed themselves to. And we never tire of welcoming those who share our love for the Great Pyrenees and provide loving homes and shelter for these lucky rescue dogs.



It is because dog adoption is so important to us, that we dedicate this area of our web site to those dogs who have found new homes and to those whose hearts led them to adopt a dog. We are forever grateful for their kindness and support. We know that all rescue dogs can repay their adoptive families with love, affection and complete dedication, and the Great Pyr is no exception.

Three cheers to the folks who have chosen to share their lives with a Great Pyr and to our rescue dogs that have found new, loving homes.

You should know that some of our rescue dogs are placed before they are ever posted on our web site. But you can still make one of these wonderful stories yours. All you have to do is start by completing our Great Pyrenees Adoption Form today.


Here in this house...

I will never know the loneliness I hear in the barks of the other dogs 'out there'.

I can sleep soundly, assured that when I wake my world will not have changed.

I will never know hunger, or the fear of not knowing if I'll eat.

I will not shiver in the cold, or grow weary from the heat.

I will feel the sun's heat, and the rain's coolness, and be allowed to smell all that can reach my nose.

My fur will shine, and never be dirty or matted.



Here in this house...

There will be an effort to communicate with me on my level.

I will be talked to and, even if I don't understand, I can enjoy the warmth of the words.

I will be given a name so that I may know who I am among many.

My name will be used in joy, and I will love the sound of it!



Here in this house...

I will never be a substitute for anything I am not.

I will never be used to improve peoples' images of themselves.

I will be loved because I am who I am, not someones idea of who I should be.

I will never suffer for someones anger, impatience, or stupidity.

I will be taught all the things I need to know to be loved by all.

If I do not learn my lessons well, they will look to my teacher for blame.



Here in this house...

I can trust arms that hold, hands that touch... knowing that, no matter what they do, they do it for the good of me.

If I am ill, I will be doctored.

If scared, I will be calmed.

If sad, I will be cheered.

No matter what I look like, I will be considered beautiful and known to be of value.

I will never be cast out because I am too old, too ill, too unruly, or not cute enough.

My life is a responsibility, and not an afterthought.

I will learn that humans can almost, sometimes, be as kind and as fair as dogs.



Here in this house...

I will belong.

I will be home.

(author unknown)



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Check Out These Wonderful Happy Tails

Here are few stories of Great Pyrs who have found new wonderful lives through our Great Pyrenees Rescue efforts.

The Great Pyrenees Club of Southern Ontario rescues and finds new loving homes for over 30 rescue dogs every year. Our small volunteer team is very committed to its rescue mission and is restrained only by the limited resources at hand.

We are very proud of our accomplishments and are delighted to share some of our success stories with you. So if you are interested in some of our past dog rescues, look no further.


2010 And Before

Here are many of the Great Pyrenees Mountain Dogs who found forever homes as a result of our rescue.


Happy Tails 2010

Here are some of the stories of beautiful Great Pyr Rescues that we have placed in loving forever homes.

Great Pyr Rescue - Oso 
Oso is a 3 ½ year old male house Pyr whose humans must move into an apartment in the spring and cannot take him with them. They are very sad about it …

Great Pyrenees Rescue Mishka 
Our magnificent Mishka has found her forever home. Mishka was spared from death row at a Quebec shelter by our Great Pyrenees Rescue Team. After spending …

Regal Rollie the Rescue Finds his Forever Home 
From a Foster Mom's perspective... When we foster Great Pyrs we get to know our dogs quite well and seek to find the best suited “forever” homes for …


Happy Tails 2011

Here are some of the stories of beautiful Great Pyr Rescues that we have placed in loving forever homes.

Alice  
We are happy to report that Alice has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new family for making her a part of their lives. This was her story... …

The Lovely Lexi 
Lexi has found her forever home. We extend a big THANK YOU to her new family. Lexi is a BWD (big white dog). We are not 100% sure if she is Pyr or a …

Bear  
Bear is a cross, of some sort (golden retriever or lab, perhaps). He was originally supposed to have come into care in July, 2011 but his owners changed …

Great Pyr Rescue - Rain 
Rain has found his forever home. This was his story... "Hi, I'm Rain and I am a 4... well almost 5yr old, male Great Pyrenees cross (with something …

Shaz 
Shaz has been spayed, micro-chipped and had her vaccinations updated. When she came to us, she did have some hair loss which was due to a thyroid condition. …

Samantha 
Lovely Samantha has found her forever home. Samantha 7 year old female, spayed/vaccinated Samantha is a female Pyrenees mix who is a lovely, …

Great Pyr Rescue Maya 
Maya 6 year old female, spayed/vaccinated Maya is looking for a new home as her current family is moving away from their country house and cannot take …

Great Pyr Rescue Baloo  
Baloo 1-2 year old male, neutered and vaccinated Baloo was a stray on the Indian reserve in Quebec. He was known as the local “school yard dog” and …

VENUS 
Venus has found her forever home. We give a heartfelt "Thanks" to her new family for their love and generosity. This was her story... Venus is a true …

Great Pyr Rescue - Martha 
Martha Female, spayed Approximately 2-3yrs Martha is a very sweet, affectionate girl. She walks well on a leash and is more than ready to walk whenever …

Great Pyr Rescue - Goliath 
Goliath arrived into our care on Saturday June 11. Unlike most of our rescues, Goliath is not grossly underweight, which is such a nice change. Apparently …

Great Pyr Rescue - Bubba 
Bubba is a 2 year old neutered male Pyrenees who came from Kentucky. He was surrendered by his owner because he guarded his food from the other dog in …

Millie 
Hi there! I’m Millie “I’m not sure what happened to me. My humans took me in to a pound. I was there two days with a bunch of other dogs. They …

Apollo 
This big, handsome boy is a five year old Pyr named Apollo. He has lived all his life with a handicapped woman in a country setting, but not outside. Unfortunately, …

Great Pyr Rescue - Lancelot 
Lancelot Lancelot has found his forever home. Lancelot is a bit shy with men upon first meeting them, or if familiar men wear scary coats or …

Great Pyr Rescue - Shaggy 
Shaggy has found his forever home. Shaggy's foster parents own a pet store, where they often bring their own Pyr. In order to socialize Shaggy and …

Great Pyr Rescue - Dakota 
Dakota has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new adopting family. It is your kindness and open hearts that makes rescue work so rewarding. …

Great Pyrenees Rescue - Evan 
We are happy to report that Evan has found his forever home. We thank his new, adopting family for opening their home and their hearts to this beautiful …

Great Pyr Rescue Garrett - Chronicles of an Adopted Pyr 
It is February and Garrett has been with us in his forever home for six months now. In that time he has accomplished so much with his new family and helped …

Great Pyrenees Rescue - Zoe 
Our wonderful Zoe has found her forever home. Lovely Zoe is the apple of her new mom's eye. Mom works from home, and has a constant companion to keep …

Great Pyr Rescue - Abbie 
We are happy to announce that Abbie has found her forever home and is living a happy, new life. This was her story... My name was Neige but my new …

Déesse Xanadu, la grande dame 
She was born 18 July 2002. That makes her 8 ½ years old. In the group, she is gently dominant but very sociable with humans. The dogs, she ignores, like …

Great Pyrenees Rescue Boo and Her Happy Tail 
Update: Boo's sad tale has been part of the Rescue site for a long time. Although Boo was basically catatonic when she came into care, and we had limited …

Great Pyr Rescue - Bella 
Our Great Pyrenees rescue Bella is a Great Pyr mix who has been in foster care for a long time. Don't think that this has anything to do with her personality. …

Great Pyr Rescue - Ben Not rated yet
Ben is a wonderful older Great Pyrenees who is looking for a home through no fault of his own. Ben was surrendered because his owner could not afford to …

Great Pyr Rescue - Yetti Not rated yet
Yetti Male, neutered Approximately 2yrs Yetti is a typical young dog, all over the place. He is not great walking on leash. He does tend to bark at …

Annie Not rated yet
Annie Female, spayed 11 yrs Annie is a very easygoing old lady. She tends to be a little weak in the hind end and does need to rest often when going …

Touffer Update - One Year Later Not rated yet
I have just received new pictures of a very happy pair of rescue dogs in their homes, adopted last year, 2010. The lady was looking for a puppy but …

Mégane has found her forever home. Not rated yet
Lucky Mégane had a forever new home waiting for her even before she was surrendered to the GPCSO rescue group. Mégane is a lovely and playful 7 month …

Sophie Not rated yet
Sophie is a mixed Pyr/Bouvier that her previous owner bought through a kijiji ad when she was only a few weeks old. Normally SOGPC Rescue does not accept …

Oscar the Friendly  Not rated yet
Meet the lovely Oscar. He is a 1-2 year old all white neutered male found as a stray. He is not a barker, and is loved by his new caretakers. As you can …

Ladybelle Has Found Her Forever Home Not rated yet
Allo LadyBelle ! Ladybelle est un Pyrénéenne de 19 mois, enregistrée (tatouage : VA5 16W) qui pèse à peu près 80 livres. Elle est petite mais ce …

Great Pyr Rescue - Bella Not rated yet
You may remember lovely Honey Belle (now Bella), who was adopted last summer. Unfortunately Bella's new family went through a crisis, and Bella started …

Great Pyr Rescue - Churchill is Home Not rated yet
Churchill, now Cody, was adopted on Valentine's Day, 2011. After 5 months languishing at a shelter, he spent only one week with us in foster care before …

Great Pyrenees Rescue Gypsy Not rated yet
Gypsy has found her forever home. This was her story. Gypsy is a lovable teddy bear who is very possessive of her humans. She loves to play; she loves …

Wonderful Wayne is Home Not rated yet
Want to learn what providing support for our Club can do? Here is the happy tail of Wayne who came all the way from Kentucky. Wonderful Wayne has …

Beautiful Bear is Home at Last Not rated yet
Bear needed to be re-homed, and although we were contacted, we had no foster homes immediately available. However, his owners were able to keep him a little …

This could be your "Buddy"!  Not rated yet
Buddy is a four year old male Great Pyrenees in need of a new home. Not uncommonly, Buddy owners did not realize that pyrs are so big and fluffy when they …


Happy Tails 2012

Here are some of the stories of beautiful Great Pyr Rescues that we have placed in loving forever homes.

Beautiful Bella 
We have wonderful news. Bella has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new family for opening their home to this beautiful Pyr. This was her story... …

Great Pyr Rescue - Luna 
Luna has found her forever home. THis was her story... 3 year old female, spayed and vaccinated Luna was dropped off at a local pound by her previous …

Bumbles! 
Thanks to the open and generous hearts of his new family, Bumbles has found his forever home. This was his story... Meet Bumbles! Bumbles is …

Great Pyr Rescue - Mya  
Mya has found her forever home. This was her story... She is a super sweet and gentle girl. She is wonderful with men, women and children. …

Great Pyr Rescue - Jazmine  
Jazmine has found her forever home. This was her story... Jazmine, born March 8, 2011 is a spayed, micro-chipped and vaccinated Great Pyrenees x Labrador …

Great Pyr Rescue Jannie  
We are pleased to announce that Jannie has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new human pack for sharing their home. Sweet, gentle, playful …

Maisie - An Update from Her Foster Parents - July 2012 
We are Maisie’s foster parents and have had this lovely lady for about 4 months. Maisie is truly a wonderful dog. She gets along very well with our two …

Bobby, the Big, Gentle Bear 
Bobby has found his forever home. Thank you to his new family. This was his story... Bobby was a livestock guardian. He had no vaccinations or vetting …

Great Pyr Rescue Silke 
Silke is beautiful four year old, registered, spayed female who lived with a couple on their hobby farm. She got along well with the horses, the goats …

Tucker the True 
We are delighted to report that Tucker has found his forever home. Our thanks to his adopters for making Tucker a part of their lives and family. We …

Great Pyr Rescue - Marvellous Maggie  
Maggie is a beautiful, sweet, friendly 5 year old house dog who prefers the cool air conditioning to life in the yard. Her preferred observation post is …

Maisie, Maisie, belle compagne!  
Aimable, enjouée et invitante, Maisie s’est transformée de façon extraordinaire en compagnon très agréable. Elle joue bien et veut plaire. Elle a été …

Maisie, Maisie, what a great girl you are!  
We are so happy to tell you that Maisie has found her forever home. This was her story... Loving, playful and inviting, Maisie has made an amazing …

Constance Has Found Her Forever Home 
Constance Fleur Constance est une belle Pyrénéenne enregistrée de 5 ans, douce et gentille. Elle a vécu avec un couple plus âgé jusqu’à l’été passé …

Great Pyr Rescue Jazz 
We are happy to report that Jazz has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new family. This was his story... Jazz is a sweet 3 yr old boy who …

Great Pyr Rescue Ladybelle - Update January 2012 
WOW When you said Ladybelle was a "protector" you weren't kidding!!! There was a guy breaking into cars in the neighborhood the night before last …

Great Pyr Rescue Baloo - An Update 
Baloo thoroughly enjoyed his first Christmas with his new family. Knowing he may have already been alone out in the cold at this time last year made it …

Great Pyr rescue - Jazz Not rated yet
We are happy to report that Jazz has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new family. This was Jazz's story... Jazz is a 3 year old male, neutered …

Barry Not rated yet
We are delighted to report that Barry has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new family. Barry is a 3 year old neutered male Pyr, originally …

Katie - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
We are happy to report that Katie has found her forever home. This was her story... Katie is almost three years old. She is a Pyr-Lab mix living at …

Rufus - A great family dog Not rated yet
We are happy to report that Rufus has found his forever home. We give our heartfelt thanks to his new family and wish you many happy years together. …

Molly - Courtesy, cross-posting of Molly, a Hopeful Hearts Pyr Not rated yet
Hi there! My name is Molly and I am a 14 month old Great Pyrenees who loves to give cuddles and go for walks on my leash. I’m big but gentle and I need …

Ryu- A Loving Great Pyrenees Looking for a Rural/Country Home Not rated yet
Ryu is a loving, neutered five-year old male looking for a home in the country. He loves to be outdoors, running and barking, as Pyrs love to do. His …

Bear Not rated yet
Bear 4 year old male, neutered and vaccinated Bear is a stunning all white Pyrenees. He is calm and very relaxed. His morning routine involves sleeping …

Great Pyr Rescue - Bernie Not rated yet
We are pleased to announce that Bernie has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new family. Bernie is a wonderful white and black male Great Pyrenees …

Elle Has Her Forever Home Not rated yet
Elle! est une petite pyrénéenne de 7 mois qui a été donné en cadeau. Malheureusement, la maison avait déjà deux autres chiens, des mâles plus vieux, de …


Happy Tails 2013

Here are some of the stories of beautiful Great Pyr Rescues that we have placed in loving forever homes.

Happy Boy - Stryder 
We are happy to report that Stridor has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new family. This was his story... Stridor is a young (less than 2 years) …

Missy  
We are delighted to report that Missy has found her forever home. This was her story... Missy is a beautiful 2-year-old spayed female. She is a dog …

Maya 
We are delighted that Maya has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new family who opened their home and their hearts to her. This was her story... …

Courtesy Posting - Zeus / Bubba 
We are happy to report that Zeus has found his forever home. This was his story... Stray Dog Rescue covering the South Dundas, North Dundas and North …

Courtesy Posting - Mila 
Mila has found er forever home. This was her story... Mila is being fostered and adopted through Canine Connect A Care rescue, based out of London, …

Great Pyr Rescue - Wilson  
We are so happy to report that Wilson has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new family. This was his story... Wilson is a 1-2 year old Great …

Great Pyr Rescue - Big Ben 
We are happy to announce that Big Ben has found his forever home. Thank you to his new family for bringing this Great Pyr into their lives. This was …

Great Pyrenees Rescue Shanti  
We are so delighted that Shanti has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new family for opening their home and their hearts to this wonderful dog.This …

The Lovely Luna Not rated yet
Thanks to Luna's new family she has found her forever home. This was her story... Luna is a young (less than 2 years) spayed female Great Pyrenees. …

Fuji! Not rated yet
We are happy to report that Fuji has found his forever home. Here was his story... Fuji is a big, beautiful boy of 9 years. He has been with the same …

Farley the Friendly  Not rated yet
We are happy to report that Farley has found his forever home. Here was his story. Farley is a big teddy bear. He is 6 years old. His first owner moved …

Great Pyr Rescue - Aimée  Not rated yet
Aimée la jolie !!!! Our beautiful Aimée la jolie has found her forever home. Our heartfelt thanks to her new family. This was her story... …

Ivanhöe aka Ivan Not rated yet
We are delighted to report that Ivan has found his forever home. Thank you to his new family from his rescue team. This was his story... Ivanhöe!! …

Great Pyrenees Lady Not rated yet
Lady has found her forever home. This was her story... Lady is a female who just turned 4. She is the daughter of Ch Aragon's Moonlite and Magic. …

Kamara - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
We are happy to report that Kamara has found his forever home. This was his story... Kamara is a Great Pyrenees mix, approximately 2 years old. He …

Great Pyr Rescue Max the farm dog  Not rated yet
Max the farm dog has had a reprieve. His owners simply could not part with him so he is staying on the Farm. Nice goin' Max!! Max is a four-year old …


Happy Tails 2014

Here are some of the stories of beautiful Great Pyr Rescues that we have placed in loving forever homes.

MouMou 
Mou-Mou was posted on Kijiji as a goat guardian who lost her herd because of downsizing. She was a “free to good home” lady. A wonderful Samaritan saw …

Rosie 
We are so happy for Rosie and her family. From abusive beginnings to a life of love, care and exercise, Rosie has been officially adopted! Sweet Rosie …

Great Pyr Rescue - Mister 
Mister has found his forever home. This was his story... Mister is a special 1-2 year old male/neutered BWH (Big White Hairy dog, likely a Maremma …

Seamus 
Seamus was such a good boy, Mom and Dad decided to keep him. This was his story... • 2 years old • Male • Neutered and up-to-date on shots • Good …

Misti Yoda  
We are delighted to report that Misti Yoda has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new family. This was her story... Hello people! Marianne …

Great Pyr Rescue Ser Selmy 
Well, we've been fostering Ser Barristan Selmy - for approximately a month and a half (Just in case anyone is curious, his name is from Game of Thrones). …

Shiloh 
We are so happy that Shiloh has found a lasting home. We thought Shiloh had gone to his forever home but, unfortunately, it didn’t work out. Contrary …

Great Pyr Rescue - Conner 
Conner has found his forever home. Thank you to his new family. This was his story... Conner, male puppy born November 8, 2013. He is very friendly, …

Great Pyr Rescue - Kira 
Kira Anne Kira has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new adopting family. This was her story... Hi there! I’m Kira. I was born July 11, …

Great Pyr Rescue - Jupiter 
Jupiter has found his forever home. We thank his new family for making him part of their lives. This was his story... Jupiter is a 1-2 year old "Big …

Great Pyr Rescue - Fuji 
Fuji has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new family. This was his story... Fuji is a 9 year old, male/neutered Great Pyrenees. He is a very …

Shaman Not rated yet
Shayla (formerly Shaman) has found her forever home. She has a pal Pyr and four Norwegian Fjord horses on a 90-acred fenced property. This sweetie girl …

Hershey Not rated yet
Our escape artist has officially been adopted. He loves his Lab buddy and hanging out in his huge yard. We wish Hershey and his family a wonderful life …

Lily Not rated yet
Lily has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new family. This was her story... This is Lily. She is a beautiful sweet 8-year old Pyr who had …

Zoe Not rated yet
Zoe has found her forever home. Our thanks to her new family. This was Zoe's story... 5 year old Zoe is up-to-date on all vaccinations.  She was surrendered …

Luke Not rated yet
We are happy to report that Luke has found his forever home. This was his story... He may be a Shepherd/ Pyr cross with some lab in there. He barks …


Happy Tails 2015

Here are some of the stories of beautiful Great Pyr Rescues that we have placed in loving forever homes.

Buddy 
Buddy has a new forever home. Here is life with his new family: I wish I had the camera on them today...went upstairs and there the two of them were, …

Manouche 
Manouche has found her forever home. Moushy's new people came out to meet her at the AGM on September 13th and, to their surprise, were able to leave …

Haines - Courtesy Posting 
Haines has found his forever home. This was his story... We are currently getting more information on this beautiful boy and will update his profile …

Ottis - Courtesy Posting 
Ottis has found his forever home. This was his story... Hello, my name is OTTIS!! I am a big giant Great Pyrenees!! I am sooo big, that I should be …

Maggie, sweet Maggie  
My good and sweet friend, Maggie, has been living with me for about four months now. She had gone through a rather traumatic experience. She lost her home, …

Rocky - Courtesy Posting 
Rocky has found a wonderful loving family. This was his story... Rocky is on the West Coast of B.C. Rocky was rescued by someone whose owner was going …

Nikki - Courtesy Posting 
Nikki has found her forever home and is cruising the lake with her new family. This was her story... Nikki is looking for her forever home. Great with …

Louie 
Louie has found his forever home. Our thanks to his new family. This was his story... Beautiful 3-year-old Louie was found as a stray by a good samaritan …

Yugi 
Yugi has found a family who absolutely adores him and he adores them. He has his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel buddy, Fred, to whom he looks up. He is …

Kira 
COURTESY POSTING Kira has found her forever home. This was her story... ABOUT KIRA This beautiful girl is looking for her forever home! Really …

Riley 
COURTESY POSTING Riley has found his forever home. This was his story... Riley is super friendly and loves to be around people! He's a happy, goofy, …

Jazz (Formerly Sasha) 
Jazz has officially been adopted. Her new family is signing up for obedience classes and what a great way to bond with her. Here is her story: Jazz …

Ramona 
It's official! Big sweet Ramona has been adopted. She has acres of land to watch over and a family who adores her. This was her story... Ramona is …

Kanu 
Kanu (now Snowball) is doing well in her new home. She has a little Shih Tzuh buddy. Kanu has taken over the guardian role, now, so the little sweetie …

O'Malley 
O’Malley is a three-year old Pyr mix (we think mostly Maremma). He was surrendered due to financial issues with his former family. He went for one trial …

Barron 
*UPDATE 24.11.2016 Barron had been tied to a tree for the first two years of his life when a good samaritan came to his rescue. As you can imagine, …

Millie Not rated yet
Millie was originally found by a rescue and brought in but never claimed. She was subsequently adopted out. After a year, sadly, the people had to surrender …

Sarge Not rated yet
Adopted. "Sarge" came to our family in July 2015 as a pleasant surprise. He joined our new Golden Retriever pup. Sarge warmed up to our boys and his …

Effie (now Ellie) Not rated yet
Effie has been adopted where she will be living with her family in the country. Her family has horses so she'll be hanging out making pals with the horses …

Lena - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
We have great news - we found a family for Lena! We received a call from a family. They had done a lot of research on the breed after meeting a Great Pyr …

Tundra Not rated yet
Tundra, a white fluffy (Akbash), has gone to her new family. She has 300 acres of farmed land but loves to socialize and be with her people. Way to go …

Snow - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
Snow is available for adoption! - Courtesy posting - pleasea contact info@dogtales.ca for more information. Snow is a 1.5 year old dog that has had …

Diesel - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
Courtesy Posting Please contact info@dogtales.ca for more information. Diesel is a 3-year-old Great Pyrenees who is looking for a home through no …

Ottis - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
COURTESY POSTING We have no knowledge of this Ottis other than what is in his KHS profile. Please contact the Kingston Humane Society for more information …

Great Pyr Rescue Talos Not rated yet
That's it. It's has happened. Talos has woven himself into his fosters' hearts, so, it's official. He has been adopted by Agnes and Richard. They …

Cubbie Not rated yet
His new people were very impressed with Cubbie's behaviour at the meet and greet. Here is an excerpt from their time with him so for: Joella and …

Molly Not rated yet
We are delighted that Molly has found her forever home. Here is what her new family has to say... I WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE THAT MOLLY IS OFFICIALLY …

Daisy Not rated yet
Daisy has found her forever home. This was her story... Daisy is six-months old. She came to us after she bit one of her people. This was because she …

Happy Tails 2016

Here are some of the stories of beautiful Great Pyr Rescues that we have placed in loving forever homes.

Oden 
It's official. Gus Oden has been adopted. It didn't take long before Gus Oden's family fell in love with him. They are doing the work with him to socialize …

Riley 
Riley has gone to a home where he gets to be a guardian livestock dog. He fit right into his role as he walked through his 100 chickens the first time …

Marlee (now Ellie) 
Marlee has officially been adopted and we are pretty happy she has found her well-matched family. Here is what her family says about her: Ellie is wonderful. …

Lilly 
We are happy to announce Lilly has officially been adopted. Lilly had been running wild on a family’s farm with other dogs. They did nothing with her. …

Max  Not rated yet
A big thank you to Craig and Marvin for getting this boy to his new home. Max is a 3-year old big white fluffy. He’s a very sweet boy. He wasn’t with …

Mu Not rated yet
Mu has gone to his new family. They are a retired couple and have much Pyr experience. He is great with their grandchildren. The big boy has already attempted …

Cuddy – Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
This big white has gone to his new home. He has two canine and feline friends. Cuddy is a courtesy posting. Please contact Jessica at 519.216.9760 to …

Marshmellow Not rated yet
Marshmellow is fitting in beautifully in with his new family. His leash walking has improved immensely. He will get into the van but not the car but …

Willie Not rated yet
Not every dog is a good match for a family and not every family is a good match for a dog. With that said, Willie and his family are meant for each …

Sophie Not rated yet
Sophie has been adopted to a farm where she will continue the job for which the Pyr was bred. It's a small farm so it will be lighter work for her. …

Maya - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
This gorgeous girl has had her adoption finalized. She went on trial with her new family. It wasn't long before they decided that they could not envision …

Gypsy Not rated yet
We are very happy for this girl. She has found a home very suited to her. It's a busy place, she has children and they all just love her. They are committed …

Zoe Not rated yet
We are so very happy that Zoe has found her new family. He was looking for a dog who would be hard to place and Zoe came along. This is what we call a …

Buddy - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
We are thrilled that Buddy captured the hearts of his rescuers and he will remain with them. Here is what they said: We have not had any response and …


Happy Tails 2017

Here are some of the stories of beautiful Great Pyr Rescues that we have placed in loving forever homes.

Dominique and Alexis 
This bonded pair of Maremmas came from a farm that was closing down. They had had very little exposure to humans when they came to us. And,they never …

Phoebe  
Phoebe has found a new family who love her to bits. This is some of her story: Phoebe is looking for her forever home or a foster until she finds …

Mosey 
*ADOPTED* Mosey's foster couldn't let this boy go. It took a little while for the female resident, who is blind, to get used to this rambunctious fellow …

Bear - Courtesy Posting Not rated yet
*ADOPTED* Bear is a beautiful one-and-a-half-year old neutered big white fluffy. From his people: He's about 50/50 with inside and out. He loves …

Athena - Courtesy Posting for the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society Not rated yet
*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. …

Simon - Courtesy Posting for Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society Not rated yet
*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 …

Sophie Not rated yet
*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. …


The Need For Dog Adoption

It seems that no matter how strong our efforts to prevent Great Pyrs from becoming rescues, the need remains. Our Club is actively involved in informing anyone and everyone about the unique characteristics and needs of the Great Pyrenees. It is our hope that providing better information will change behaviour and reduce the number of Great Pyrs who enter our Rescue facilities.

But of course the need will always be there for there are many reasons why Great Pyrs become rescues.

Dog Adoption is the happy ending to our Great Pyrenees Rescue stories. Our club is very grateful to all of you with open hearts who assist us in these efforts.

We thank you, for without you this would be an impossible task.

You can write your own story, starting now!

If you would like to join the ranks of our wonderful adopting families, you can start the adoption process by completing our dog adoption form.

Let's return to Great Pyr Rescue where dog adoption begins.








Breaking News

  1. Raw food???

    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?

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  2. Not blowing her coat

    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,

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  3. winter coat

    Jun 23, 17 09:52 AM

    Do they keep their winter coat year round?

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  4. Simon - Courtesy Posting for Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

    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

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  5. Athena - Courtesy Posting for the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society

    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.

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  6. Bear

    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,

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  7. New member of the family.

    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.

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  8. Sophie

    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.

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