Lexi (Snowball)

by Maryanne Pearce
(Toronto area)

Great Pyrenees Rescue Lexi

Great Pyrenees Rescue Lexi

Lovely Lexi passed away from cancer on June 11, 2022. Our heartfelt condolences go to her heartbroken family.

Here History:

Lexi has found her forever home. We extend a big THANK YOU to her new family. Lexi is a BWD (big white dog). We are not 100% sure if she is Pyr or a mix. However, she was in trouble and the Rescue Team stepped in to help. She has now been spayed.

Lexi is around 6-7 months old. When she first went into foster care, she was quite nervous but is now much more open, confident and outgoing. She is very responsive to affection and quite well behaved for a puppy, says her foster dad. The only chewing she has done was on an old cardboard box she took a liking to! She also seems to have a fondness for re-arranging the shoes in the home, but not actually chewing them.

Lexi is house-trained and will whine near the exit to alert you to her need to go out. Initially, she would get over-excited when she met a new person and have a wee accident, but that has not continued after she settled into her new foster home.

She is learning to walk on a leash, likely never having been walked before. She still has her puppy coat, and we cannot be certain what she will look like after she passes the year mark, due to the fact she may be a mix. Although she did not bark much when she came into care, she now has a strong, confident bark as a Pyr does.

Lexi came to us after receiving a call that she was living on a balcony in an apartment building, as her owner had 5 children and not enough room for this big girl. She is great with children and cats, and is generally a big sweetheart. Lexi would be a fantastic addition to any family. Would you like to start the New Year by giving Lexi a new life?

Comments for Lexi (Snowball)

Click here to add your own comments

Dec 05, 2012
Lexi is now Snowy
by: Current owner

Lexi (Snowy) came to my family for almost a year. She is absolutely adorable and wonderful. Great addition to my family.

She is still a BWD, only bigger and taller. She loves to run, play and bark at everyone and everything that passes our house, but will stop if you asked her to. She walks well on leash most of the time with the exception of her seeing cats/ squirrels/rabbits.

We really really appreciate all the work, Dr. Graham and everyone at the club did for these lovely dogs. Thank you.

Best wishes and happy holidays!!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Rainbow Bridge.









Breaking News

  1. Teddy

    Jan 29, 23 11:37 AM

    DOB: October 2021 (1 year and 3 months) Location: Erin, Ontario He is small at about 60 lbs, although he will put some weight on as he matures. Single

    Read More

  2. Arthur

    Jan 15, 23 08:50 AM

    DOB: 16. September 2021 Location: Erin, Ontario Please do not take dogs to dog parks as not all people are as responsible as you are. Find some like-minded

    Read More

  3. Happy

    Jan 15, 23 08:10 AM

    We found Happy walking up the centerline of Hwy 281 in Kansas. He looked depressed—walking slowly—like a hobo in search of a meal. He was covered in

    Read More

  4. Twiggy

    Dec 20, 22 01:20 PM

    *ADOPTED* She is in a home built for Pyrs! Location: Erin, Ontario D.O.B: July 8, 2022 An experienced Pyr adopter required. Children over 12 only.

    Read More

  5. Magik

    Nov 05, 22 12:53 PM

    My wife and I lost both of our great pyr’s in the last two years and just found a 9 week old great pyr pup we named her magik . People don’t understand

    Read More

  6. Barry

    Oct 08, 22 01:22 PM

    *ADOPTED* DOB: June 15, 2020 Location: Erin, Ontario Barry, who is very exuberant in his love of life, needs a new family who will make him a part of

    Read More

  7. Courtesy Post - Marley

    Oct 02, 22 01:21 PM

    Sadly, he squeezed through the gate to go after a member of his livestock got through. RIP, Marley. *ADOPTION* DOB: August 8, 2019 Location: London

    Read More

  8. Tina

    Oct 01, 22 06:12 PM

    D.O.B. July 12, 2017 Located in Erin, Ontario This sweetheart Great Pyr is looking for an experienced Pyr person. She will go to a home with children

    Read More