The Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called the Rainbow Bridge.

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to the Rainbow Bridge.

There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together.

There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.

The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross the Rainbow Bridge together....


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Do You Have A Great Pyrenees Waiting At The Rainbow Bridge?

Do you have a Pyr waiting for you at the Rainbow Bridge? Why not take a few minutes to tell us all about your Pyr?

Here is an opportunity to share your memories of your beloved pet and honour his or her time with you forever.

We'd love for you to tell us all about your pet. Please make your story 400 to 600 words long as we would love to know all of the details of your lives together. Please provide pictures as well. You can send us up to four pictures of your Pyr.

Thanks for sharing.

Stories Of Other Beautiful Pyrs Waiting At The Bridge

Click below to see contributions from other Great Pyr Owners...

Henry 
We are so saddened to hear that Henri passed away at such a young age. He wasn't with his family for long. Medication could no longer control his seizures. …

Willow - aka The Woo 
Dec. 12th - I had to make the hardest decision to say goodbye to my beautiful, special Pyr Dwarf - Willow or Itty Bitty Girl as she was registered. But …

Garrett  
Dear Pyr Rescue ! It is with profound sadness to say that Garrett has passed away. We met Garrett in 2010, he was an incredibly handsome and gentle …

George 
We were camping and saw a lady with a pry.We loved the look of that dog;Went home and found someone selling pups and 3 to choose from. Got there he was …

Emma Lee My Love, My Best Friend 
We got Emma Lee as my father did not have patience for this little fluffball pup. For the past 10 years she has been by my side, kids all grown, youngest …

Yogi 
It is with the deepest sadness we let you know Yogi has joined Venus. They are resting together just as they always did. Yogi did not have the benefits …

Baloo the Rescue 
With profound sadness and broken hearts we had to let Baloo go off to the rainbow bridge today. From the moment we saw his sweet face on the Great Pyrenees …

Jack 
We are very sad to announce the passing of Jack. He was only adopted in January of this year. This is from Jack's foster: This woman is a marvellous …

A pyres pack mate , king,  
King was Milos packmate and hero. King passed july 3, 2017. King was ( Aussie cattle dog and black lab ). Age 13 . Milo ( pyr x St. Bernard x white …

Monty 
We are devastated to announce that Monty passed away due to gastric torsion (a condition in which the stomach becomes overstretched and rotated by excessive …

Believe pets go to heaven comforts me 
Many religious leaders including Billy Graham and the Pope believe pets go to heaven , comforts me.

MIGHTY 
March 12th I kissed goodbye my beautiful male "Mighty". Just shy of 8 years old, he gave me all the love and devotion. He "LOVED" everybody, everything, …

Teddy 
Teddy was a rescue in 2007. He was found wandering along a highway near Bellville. He was emciated , had lost most of his hair and weighed about 80lbs.he …

Weissen 
Sadly, Weissen succumbed to her cancer. Weissen will remain in foster due to impending health issues. A cancerous tumour was discovered on her anus. …

Tigger 
Our Tigger crossed the rainbow bridge in August 2015. All her life she had problems but was the most loving and understanding member of our familie. …

Manouche 
It is with heavy hearts that Manouche's family has announced her passing. She was approximately 13-years-young. Moushy could not have found a better family …

Meadow 
We send our heartfelt condolences to Michelle and Craig. They took her in and gave Meadow the best life she could have in her almost year with them. …

Heavy Hearted Farewell To An Amazing Warrior 
I cried today when I read your website's description, "Anyone who has lived with a Pyr for any reasonable period of time will tell you about this breed’s …

Jasper 
Sadly, Jasper who was one of our rescued Pyrs, has gone to the Rainbow Bridge. This was his story... Judging by how he reacts to having to go in the …

Opie 
Opie is at the Rainbow Bridge. We are so very sad. This tears out our hearts. We are a rescue after all. This is not the outcome that we wanted. …

Viki (formerly Victoire) 
This week we said goodbye to a very important and loved member of our family. Viki wasn't just a livestock guardian, she was our family guardian. She loved …

Update on Garrett - Oct 2011 
* Our heartfelt condolences go out to the Foisy family. We know they lavished love and care on this beautiful boy. * Well! We just passed our 1 year …

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