Great Pyr Rescue Jannie

by Marianne
(Québec)

Great Pyrenees Rescue Jannie

Great Pyrenees 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 Jannie is a three year old female who came from a small private rescue who doesn’t usually take big dogs. The lady had tried to place her several times but the situation was unsatisfactory in each case. Finally, someone suggested she call us. Transport in two stages was set up.

Jannie arrived and immediately asked to be petted. She was somewhat unsure but slurped down a half pail of water, drooling most of that onto me! Just a tad anxious was the girl, after going from a neighbour’s house to the rescuer, into the vehicle, stop, into another vehicle and finally here where she saw other big white dogs for the first time.

After some smelly sardines and something to calm her down, she started to eat kibble. When she saw the chicken portions of the other dogs, she asked for some as well. Although not undernourished, she is slim, though I believe she will always be that, if she has exercise and outdoors to run.

She has accepted to walk more quietly on leash as well, something she didn’t like at first. Freed up from her pen in the morning, she curtsies and invites play. She put the young male who wanted to play over and under in his place quite smartly.

She likes to stay outdoors in the pen next to her male companion.

The ear infection has cleared up nicely and the drooling is diminishing as she has found a comfort level and a routine. Stress drooling still occurs but a return to her routine diminishes it rapidly. Petting and belly rubs help as well! She loves that!

The raw meat and grain free kibble seems to have been a factor in the disappearance of the supposed allergies as well. Jannie does have tablets of clomicam yet, to allow for cntinues control of the anxiety symptoms.

Over all, Jannie is a very pleasant companion who likes to live outside quietly with or without another dog. For the first few days here, I thought she had no voice, she’s so quiet, that is until there were unwlcome visitors in the field two fields over. When the male spotted them, she did too and sang the backup trill to his baritone. She has a lovely sounding voice, somewhat muted.

Jannie is not asking for much: just a back yard, a large dog house, decent food and cool water and an appropriate job guarding her yard and her human’s people, even the cat. That was a very interesting encounter with the kennel’s chief mouse manager!

Comments for Great Pyr Rescue Jannie

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 11, 2012
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Wonderrful dogs these Pyrs are.
by: Julie

Jannie looks to be a wonderful dog with a lot of life yet to be uncovered. I check your site daily to sere about new pyrs and updates on your resident pyrs. I submitted an application for adoption but have not yet heard anything. I hope to be able to own one of these wonderful dogs soon to be a playmate for my male pyr X golden lab. We love him to pieces and would love to rescue a pyr in need to a great and loving home.
Thank you and keep up the wonderful work this organization does to help these magnificent creatures.

Click here to add your own comments

Return to Post A Happy Tail 2012.








Breaking News

  1. Lethargy

    Jul 12, 20 08:53 AM

    We live on a fast flowing river in NC and have a wonderful 5 year old Gt Pyr who is loved by everyone within a 5 mile radius, yes she visits them all on

    Read More

  2. Guardians - pups

    Jul 08, 20 06:18 PM

    How old should they be when walking all around farm and in with cattle.

    Read More

  3. Adopt a one year old intact male

    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

    Read More

  4. Cats and Dogs

    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

    Read More

  5. 8 yr old cat 1 yr old pyr Australian sheperd mix

    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

    Read More

  6. Neuter or Not

    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,

    Read More

  7. Aggression to dogs

    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

    Read More

  8. Hypothyroidism

    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.

    Read More