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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Jul 08, 20 06:18 PM
How old should they be when walking all around farm and in with cattle.
Jul 08, 20 04:35 PM
We are considering buying a one year old intact male from a family. He is from a loving home. I thought it might be easier than getting a new puppy, especially
Jul 06, 20 09:19 AM
We a ready to adopt a pyr mix. The dog is 1 yr old. I have an indoor cat. I'm told if a puppy is raised with a cat they do well. What about a 1 yr old
Jul 05, 20 07:09 PM
We a ready to adopt a pyr mix. The dog is 1 yr old. I have I door cat. I'm told if a puppy is raised with a cat TV hey do well. What about a 1 yr old
Jul 03, 20 03:55 PM
I know with other breeds, particularly those more prone to aggressive behavior, this procedure supposedly helps to make them less likely to act out. However,
Jun 30, 20 07:14 AM
We have adopted a GP/Golden Retriever mix. Emphasis on Great Pyrenees. Lily is now 6 years old and we have had her for about a year. She is very aggressive
Jun 28, 20 06:49 AM
Hello - our dog started sitting and lying down frequently during walks. She is panting heavily when she does this. Consequently our walks are much shorter.
Jun 21, 20 08:16 AM
We want to rescue a female great pyr. we understand that she will go over to the other dogs food dish and pee in it when he is finished. they have been