Garrett - An Update on his Happy Life

by Jennifer & Brad Foisy
(Hamilton, On)

Garrett's Graduation Picture

Garrett's Graduation Picture

Garrett's Graduation Picture
Carter and Garrett
chillin in the snow
Dr. Garrett!

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 us overcome the loss of our first Pyr Jessie who at age 9 passed away due to cancer.

Garrett is a big strong proud fella and everywhere we take him he gets so much attention from people wanting to meet and pet him. We are sure Garrett feels that all people were put on this earth to give him attention, we call him our Walmart greeter!

Garrett loves his long walks, early morning and early evening, not to mention running around and wrestling in the snow.

Just recently Garrett finished top of his dog training class, and his favourite trick is rolling over. He is an extremely intelligent boy but like all Pyrs, likes to learn at his own pace.

More updates to follow!

Jenn,Brad,Jeff,Carter and Garrett

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Oct 16, 2013
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Sault Ste Marie
by: Wendy

What a beautiful dog, I love reading stories like this. Love hearing that they have a happy ending. Beautiful pictures

Feb 13, 2011
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We are the lucky ones
by: Jennifer

I would have to say that my family and I are the lucky ones to have Garrett in our lives, everyday is a snuggle fest with our handsome man. As far as the hat and glasses goes...he is such a HAM and loves to dress up. It's very comical to see a dog this size dressed up for Halloween as Count Garrett. (he was wearing a cape!)

Feb 13, 2011
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A Wonderful Update on Garrett
by: Southern Ontario Great Pyrenees Rescue

We are always excited and happy to hear how well our rescued Pyrs are doing in their new forever homes. Garrett is a very fortunate dog indeed to have found you.

Families like yours provide the ultimate reward to us for our efforts in rescuing these wonderful dogs. You provide the outcomes we look for.

Garrett has come a long way as you can see by reading his original story listed on our Happy Tails page.

Thank you for providing Garrett a loving home and for sharing his story with us. We look forward to more updates anytime you want to send them our way.




Feb 13, 2011
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Love the pictures
by: Martha

Garrett must be a very special PYR... I couldn't get mine to pose with a hat or glasses! Somehow I think I'd end up wearing both! LOL But the picture with Carter and Garrett sure looks like a familiar scene around here! Keep the updates coming... so heartwarming.

What a very fortunate dog to have a wonderful family like yours. :)

Feb 13, 2011
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Great Pyr Adoption Updates
by: Cheryl

I just love reading about what happens once these beautiful dogs get adopted! Garrett is beautiful! So happy for all of you!

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