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Great Pyrenees (long coat)  : :  Female (spayed)  : :  Adult  : :  Large


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About Olive

  • Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
  • Adoption Fee: $325
  • Species: Dog
  • General Color: White
  • Current Size: 50 Pounds
  • Potential Size: 55 Pounds
  • Current Age: 3 Years 10 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

Olive is a 3-1/2 year old, 50 pound girl that is happy, beautiful and affectionate to people and other dogs.
Olive loves to go for walks and her favorite pace is whatever pace you want. She doesn’t pull on the leash and likes to stay faithfully two steps in front of you as your protector. But from this position you can see one of her really cute mannerisms. When she sees something of interest, her ears and head raise high and she begins to prance with her front legs moving up and down faster than our walking speed. Her foster calls it her poodle prance.

Olive is housebroken and will go to the door to let you know she would like to go out. She has wonderful house manners and current lives with two male Great Pyrenees and a Yorkie. She likes all of them but her favorite is the Yorkie and she is gentle when they play. She has free roam of the house and at night has many sleeping spots including the foot of the fosters bed, on the couch or one of the many dog beds in the house. She is not particular and adapted quickly to a new routine when she moved into her foster home. Olive has no food or treat aggression and actually chews each kibble at mealtime which makes her a slow but steady eater. She has a soft mouth and sits patiently waiting for a treat.

Olive knows basic commands and will even come when called in the middle of a squirrel hunt. She is very affectionate and loves to be in the same room with her foster and brothers. Her foster often leaves her for 6 hours at a time and she is never destructive. And she is an excellent guard dog and will let you know if someone is approaching the house but if the person is let inside she stops.
Olive’s perfect home would have another dog, large or small, and could have teenage children. She likes to run and play outside so a fenced yard is required.

Her foster says she is so sweet and easy to care for that she needs a forever home soon before he decides to keep her.

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: $325 (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 ($250).

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 Olive

Good with Dogs, Good with Cats, Good with Kids, Good with Adults, Requires a yard, Cratetrained, Obedient, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent

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