Dog adoption is a very serious decision, one that will change your life for many years to come. As you probably already know, Great Pyrenees Mountain Dogs are a rather unique breed with somewhat special needs. They are not necessarily suited to all homes or lifestyles. Make sure you do your research on this breed. You will find much information on this website.
The dogs we get in are, for the most part, mixes. Some are Pyrs, Maremmas, Akbash or Kuvasz or mixes. As a part of our big white fluffy program, we are careful to ensure that adopting families are well-informed about the Pyr. The other big whites are similar but please do your research on those breeds, as well. Our club and this site, are dedicated to providing you with as much accurate information as we can obtain through our research and our own personal experience with the breed.
Note that we do not allow dogs to go to homes with shock fencing or tie-outs. Do not apply if you have either.
Pyrs do not always respect invisible fencing and tie-outs can lead to aggression since they cannot reach all areas of their territory, and fear if they get shocked. You must have secure-fencing of a minimum 5-feet on all four sides. Depending on the dog, an additional foot may be required.
In addition, we do everything within reason to ensure that you are provided with a dog that suits your environment, and needs, and that your family is a suitable fit for that dog. We do this through collecting information, and through personal contact with you.
We do our best to ensure the dog is fit for adoption. Be prepared to make a longer than usual drive to meet the dog.
Please note, this online form requires you to provide a valid email address.
Aug 01, 21 12:36 PM
Will allowing a pyr puppy to sleep and lounge around indoors with non working dogs and humans “ruin” their work ethic?
Jul 31, 21 12:53 PM
D.O.B. July 12, 2017 Located in Erin, Ontario This sweetheart Great Pyr came in because she became protective of the 10-year-old child when that child's
Jul 30, 21 02:09 PM
My male Pyr broke down the door this morning and mated with his sister who is currently in heat - approximately day 12. They have the same father. What
Jul 29, 21 04:00 PM
My Great Pryenees will be 1 year old on August 31 2021. As of today, July 29th, she has still not had her first menses. Should I be concerned? Anything
Jul 28, 21 09:33 AM
*ADOPTION PENDING* D.O.B. January 2020 Akbash or Kuvasz mix Located in Cambridge, Ontario Juliet is a lovely dog with a sweet deposition towards people
Jul 25, 21 11:27 AM
*ADOPTED* She is not being adopted through the rescue. However, you must fill out our adoption application. We will, then, forward it to her owner who
Jul 20, 21 11:47 AM
We have a small ranch in N Nevada. Our girl, Autumn, now 2 years old, looks out for all the residents. Several weeks ago one of our cats found a baby squirrel
Jul 19, 21 10:55 AM
D.O.B. - Approximately 2013 Located in Erin, Ontario Sweet, loving Nelly the senior, a fluffy mix, was found as a stray. The humane society contacted