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Great Pyrenees / Mixed (long coat)  : :  Male (neutered)  : :  Baby  : :  Large


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About Louie

  • Status: Adopted!
  • Adoption Fee: $375.00
  • Species: Dog
  • General Color: White
  • Color: White
  • Current Size: 60 Pounds
  • Potential Size: 80 Pounds
  • Current Age: 11 Months (best estimate)
  • Microchipped: Yes
  • Fence Required: Yes(6 foot)
  • Declawed: No
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Obedience Training Needed: Needs Training
  • Exercise Needs: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate
  • Owner Experience Needed: Breed
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly

Hi there! My name is Louie and I’m pretty much the greatest! My foster mom says I’m loving, brave, and adventurous - I’ve even figured out how to climb very steep old stairs and get back down all on my own! Mostly I figured it out cus I really love the little boys who live here and just wanted to be with them when they went upstairs! Now that I’ve figured that out, I love going up and down the stairs to show off, or sometimes for no reason at all, it’s great entertainment!

I’ve been here a few days and had so many new experiences and I couldn’t be more excited! We took a ferry ride and a several car rides. I didn’t mind that car at all, loaded right up and didn’t even complain once for the whole ride! I especially loved sticking my head out the window. My big floppy freckled ears flew right up into the air! It was the craziest thing, you should have seen it!

We took that car to go pick up the little boys at school and even though I was a little overwhelmed by all the activity I was really happy to be there, all the kids at the school loved me and asked to pet me and begged their parents to let them bring me home. I hope I find a home with kids, and I’d be okay with cats even. They have cats at my foster house that I’d love to cuddle with, but they aren’t interested – even when I try to make myself very, very, small, but that’s okay. I’m all about respecting space, even the space of that grumpy resident dog who claims all the furniture. (but I’ll win em over eventually, I just know it!)

I love playing and jumping around like a feisty lil goat with these big strong legs I’ve got, especially right after a bath. My foster mom says I’m a bit of a spazz, whatever that is. I really don’t love taking a bath, but will put up with it if you promise to brush me after. I love being brushed!

Even though I’m already a real big house-trained boy, don’t be confused! I’m still a pup at heart. I love playing with toys and can decimate a stuffy faster than anyone you’ve met! Sometimes I’m curious about what it would be like to chew on other things in the house, but when my foster mom says no no, I make sure to listen and I stop straight away. Please, make sure to give me lots of good chew toys, and communicate with me so I don’t get in trouble. I don’t like being in trouble, so I do my best listen to redirection real good. I’m pretty sure if we do lots of training, I’d work hard to pick it up real quick.

My foster mom asked me to dream of the perfect home. After a lot of dreaming, I’ve decided my ideal home would be a family with a back yard with a big fence so I don’t forget where the yard ends and get lost or hurt. I’d love to have a brother or sister to play with, and some kids would be great too. I want to live with people that love big fuzzy hugs because I give amazing big fuzzy hugs. Lastly, a giant dog bed surrounded by a 24 hour buffet, filled with steaks and toys and rainbows, and a full time hired ball thrower at my disposal/back door opener would be nice. My foster mom said that last bit might be a lil unrealistic… but this is MY dream, so it stays. Louie is currently being fostered in Vancouver, WA.

PUPPIES WILL ONLY BE PLACED IN HOMES WITH YOUTHFUL, PLAYFUL, DOGS. 

OUR REQUIREMENTS FOR PUPPY ADOPTION: 1) These puppies are not livestock dogs.  They must be family pets that are allowed inside the home.  2) PUPPIES WILL ONLY BE PLACED IN HOMES WITH YOUTHFUL, PLAYFUL, DOGS. This helps integrate the dog into your household easier by giving the pup a mentor. 3) In addition to the youthful playful dog, someone must also be home at least part of the day.  Please do not apply for a puppy if you are gone 8-10 hours a day.  It is not good situation for you or the puppy. 4) We give preference to applicants with prior Great Pyrenees knowledge/ experiences.  Secure visible fencing required. 5) You must have plan in place to socialize your puppy properly.  6) Please do NOT write us and ask if this puppy is available.  If it is posted, it is available.  BUT, we may be working other applications that came in before yours.  If so, by the time you are approved, the puppy may not be available.  7) The FASTEST way to be considered for a puppy is to fill out an application.  If you write, it will delay your application and put you to the back of the line.  All the persons processing applications are volunteers that have their own dogs, families and job responsibilities.  We do our best to get applications done quickly but applications for adult dogs come before puppy applications.  There is always someone that will want to adopt a puppy.

Adoption fee:   $375 Adoption fee 

NOTE:  Northwest adopter pays transportation cost to an independent transport company.

Puppy Application Link: https://www.greatpyreneesrescuesociety.org/forms/form?formid=5558

There are many things you can do to help: 

1.  Adopt!   If this Gentle Giant looks like the one for you, fill out an adoption application today! 
2.   FOSTER!   This is a temporary commitment that gives all needy dogs the time needed to find the loving home they deserve. Your generous decision to foster can literally mean the difference between whether they live or die. 
3.   Donate!   In upwards of $8/day, Boarding isn't cheap. A donation of just $25 can give all boarded dogs 3 whole days to find the home they have been waiting their whole life for. Vet bills. These can sometimes run into the thousands per dog.  Every   penny counts when it comes to vet bills!

As always, all donations are gratefully accepted.

More about Louie

Good with Dogs, Good with Kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Requires a yard, Leashtrained, Cratetrained, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent

If you are interested in adopting this dog or need further information, please contact GPRS at info@greatpyreneesrescuesociety.org or fill out our SHORT application form on our website.

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