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Saint Bernard / Great Pyrenees (long coat)  : :  Male (neutered)  : :  Young  : :  Large


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About Jaxx

  • Status: Adopted!
  • Adoption Fee: $300
  • Species: Dog
  • General Color: Brown/Chocolate with White
  • Current Size: 85 Pounds
  • Current Age: 2 Years 4 Months (best estimate)
  • Location: Houston TX 77084
  • Fence Required: Yes(6 foot)
  • Declawed: No
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Obedience Training Needed: Has Basic Training
  • Exercise Needs: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate
  • Owner Experience Needed: Breed
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly

Looking for a friendly and playful giant?  This sweet Saint Bernard and Great Pyrenees mix Jaxx might be the perfect match. Jaxx and his sad droopy eyes have a sense of humor that will keep you grinning. His antics are humorous to those around him. His foster mom says, “He likes to plop himself down and roll over in the grass. He will drag his body face first into the bushes while on a walk. He is a very messy eater and drools when he drinks water. He sometimes grumbles and rolls around on his back which is super cute.”

 

Jaxx, born around January 2020, is a lean 85 lb boy who needs to gain a few more pounds. He lays around and chills when he is not a curious counter surfer. His foster mom is training him that this is not acceptable behavior.

 

Jaxx walks nice on a gentle leader and occasionally darts after a squirrel. He can be a little timid when it comes to noise, like loud trucks or buses passing by, and will dart away while on leash. He is not quick to make new dog friends on a walk but does not react to them.

 

He rides well in a car. He is crate trained, but sometimes he will dead whale and flop down as a protest to go into the crate, so a bribe with a treat is ok with foster mom. 

 

Jaxx does well being a couch potato, he likes to spend a lot of time lazing about while still keeping an eye on things. He will follow you or lean on you and, at the right moment, will flop belly up for belly rubs and pets, his way of soliciting affection from you. He is quiet and doesn’t bark at all.

 

Jaxx needs a large yard for play, a cool climate, and long daily walks though if you’re up for a hike, he’ll be glad to tag along. Ultimately, Jaxx is happiest when he’s doing activities with his family. Are you ready for some giant-sized love and loyalty?

 

ADOPT HERE: Complete an Adoption Application for your Pyr-fect new family companion at https://gprs.rescuegroups.org/forms/form?formid=6206.

 

All dogs and puppies require VISIBLE fencing

Adoption fee: $300 (Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, heartworm test, rabies, distemper, parvo and health certificate for travel). Adopters located outside of Texas pay the cost of transport to an independent transport service ($225).

GPRS has proudly placed thousands of Great Pyrenees and GP mixes in the PNW for over a decade. Our volunteers have over 100 years combined experience fostering, screening, and placing this majestic breed into loving, forever homes. When adopting from us, you can rest assured that we provide life-long support and advice when it comes to your new family member. As always, our purpose is to find the best match for every unique dog that comes through our doors. Taking the time to find the right fit comes first and foremost at the Great Pyrenees Rescue Society. If you are interested in adopting, please take the time, and apply. You will see firsthand how much care, attention and love goes into the process, when you are guided a personal screener. This is why we have people come back again and again for their next family member! See all our dogs, fill out an application and discover why we are the BEST at placing the right dog in the right home! https://gprs.rescuegroups.org/.

ADOPTION, FOSTERING, AND DONATIONS are just some of the ways you can help a rescued dog. We have worked hard to cultivate a large network of volunteers to save this majestic breed. While monetary donations are always much appreciated, you can also help by donating your time as a GPRS foster or volunteer.

FOSTER HERE: Apply to foster at dog at https://gprs.rescuegroups.org/forms/form?formid=6281 .

VOLUNTEER HERE: Let us know your interests in helping our Pyr friends at https://gprs.rescuegroups.org/forms/form?formid=6272.

More about Jaxx

Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Requires a yard, Obedient, Affectionate, Intelligent

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